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Behind The Scenes of The Milk Workshop in Oslo, Norway

We are back from the Milk Workshop in Oslo, and what an amazing event it was!

Another meet-up in Scandinavia and you have probably noticed that we are keep coming back to the same places, or rather catching up with the same lovely people.

There are a few spots in the world that make me feel like at home and in Norway we are always hosted by the great folks at IkonStudio.

Per and his group of assistants are very much like our London crew and working with them always makes you push the envelope and make something amazing happen!

And with the support from our partners at the StudioImport, our participants could use the best gear available out there.

We had a real beast in house… in the shape of PhaseOne FX Camera + IQ3 100MPx Digital back

…and quite exciting new HENSEL CITO 500 Lights. These bad boys are really fast and I will talk about them more in the near future!

Couple of years ago at IkonStudio we did this illustration for the Splash Heroes calendar and may I add it was the only image in the calendar that was done in the workshop environment, all others were accomplished at our London studio, in the very much controlled environment.

Having all that in mind we have decided to run with the most challenging concept to date and we took participants right to the centre of commercial-scale photoshoot involving milk, a pool , models and loads of creative vibes!

Here you can see PhaseOne XF hanging 5 meters above what in a few minutes became a pool of milk…

…well, the usual day at the studio…

Participants as always could test their ambition as a Milk dress designers and after the presentation shoot, they took the main stage.

We topped the event with a day worth of a postproduction process and after over 8h of mind bending we send our photographers homes to work on their future milky projects!

I am glad everyone was happy and got home safely as some of the people travelled from a faraway places like Paris or Los Angeles! I here salute you guys!

It was great to meet old friends and make new ones, and I am sure we will be back soon!

oh, last but not least.. as an avid reader of Jo Nesbø I couldn’t missed the occasion to visit Harry Hole’s watering hole – Restaurant Schroder in Oslo!
Great food and cool people inside – totally recommending that place.

P.S. For those who are asking about potential future events – it looks like you will meet us this year in Cologne, Germany and potentially at the begging of the 2018 in Australia (and I hope) USA!

Hope to see you there!

Cheers
Jaroslav

Milk Workshop – 13-14 May’17 OSLO, Norway

Hey Guys,

Hope you are all doing well!
Thank you for your messages and interest in the Milk Workshops.

It’s been a very busy and productive year for us.
We’ve been involved in quite a few really cool, commercial projects which we are going to share with you here in a near future.

This post will be brief and just to let you know that we are going to run our Milk Workshops this year.

The closest one is going to be in OSLO, Norway on 13-14 May 2017.
Booking Page >>> http://aurumlight.com/workshops/?ws=29

We have an invitation to go to New York, USA and Australia too and these workshops are in preparation.
13-14 May’17 – OSLO, Norway Milk Workshop – 2 Day event
Booking Page >>> http://aurumlight.com/workshops/?ws=29

We have prepared a new material for you, focused on the commercial side of the industry.
We will show you how we work with our individual clients, advertising agencies and the press.

Day 1: MILK THROWING 9am-8pm (close to 11 hours!)

– We will open the event with a presentation sharing the complete Milky Know-How!

– Then take you through the Milk Photoshoot – From A to Z – working with a model and team of assistants on set.

– After that participants will take over and will throw the Milk on a model trying to photograph a unique illustration.

– We will close the day with a BANG – taking you on a full on commercial style shoot on a pre-built set. Applying a time pressure factor showing you what the real game is all about.

Day 2: POSTPRODUCTION 9-5pm (8hours)

– We will share our RAW photos from the day one – and then we will take you through a mind bending postproduction process.
– Even though there is a lot of ground to cover – no one will be left behind and photographers with all levels of skills are more than welcome!

So if you would like to be a part of some amazing image making just book your spot here >>> and join us in May in Norway!

Booking Page >>> http://aurumlight.com/workshops/?ws=29

In Oslo we will be hosted by an amazing team at IkonStudio.no We worked together in the past on our SplashHeroes series and I can tell you that this place is amazing and will help you create literally anything.

Hope to see you in Norway!
Jaroslav

Here are a few BTS photos from our last event in Oslo:

Cheers!
J

THE MILK – Calendar UK – First Prize and Gold Medal at Prix de la Photographie Paris 2013

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We did it again!
Second year in the row we have been awarded First prize and The Gold Medal in the renowned Photography Competition PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris in category Advertising, for the series The MILK – used in our 2013 limited Black Calendar edition.

In 2012 we were awarded First Prize and Gold Medal for our other Black Calendar from the series THE TRIAL.

THE MILK series and other winning images of this year 2013 Px3 edition, will be exhibited in the Espace Dupon gallery, in Paris, from 10th July.

I am very happy and would like to thank everyone involved – it wouldn’t have been possible without the effort of the whole team!
It is pleasure to working with you.

P.S. If you are interested our up and coming calendar for 2014 will contain a 12 illustrations from our recent series MILKY PINUPS and will be available this autumn. Most likely before our Australia Milky Tour 2013!

All the best!
Jaroslav

www.AurumLight.com

Px3 – The “Prix de la Photographie Paris”, generally described as Europe’s biggest and most prestigious photography competition, strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris.

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MILK Workshops in AUSTRALIA 2013!
Book youplace nowhere: >>>BOOKING PAGE

BRISBANE Nov 23-24 2013
MELBOURNE Nov 27-28 2013
SYDNEY Nov 30-Dec 1 2013


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My best regards
Jaroslav

Milky PinUps !

Today we have a few illustrations from our recent Workshops in London, Frankfurt and Los Angeles.
We had a great time with photographers from all over the world and now are gearing up for a really fantastic Milky weekend in Italy, produced by Manfrotto and Marco Tortato in Bassano on 8-9 June.

It looks like it will be our last event in Europe in summer 2013 as we are moving on…
I am happy to let you know that we will be visiting for our Milky Workshops AUSTRALIA again in November 2013!

MILK Workshops 2014!
Book your place now, here: >>>BOOKING PAGE

5-6 April 2014 – London, United Kingdom
17-18 May 2014 – Frankfurt, Germany

I hope to see you there!
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This time I thought it will be cool to approach the liquid theme in a more relaxed and funny way.
So we threw some colours into the mix and came up with a personal Milky PinUp parody and tribute to my favourites pinup style artists.

It was a lot of fun to work on these images and I am happy with the results as you never know if the liquid is actually going to work like you want and could you translate any concept into a Liquid scenario…

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Here you can find some of the original paintings that we used as a references.

As you can see most of them were done by Gil Elvgren but there is more cool work from a talented people like Alberto Vargas or Greg Hildebrandt, to name but a few.

And the behind the scenes of the messy part of that game:


BTS photos by Thorsten Roos & Niels Walldorf


Oh, and the setup! Enjoy!

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All together it is a really fun series and a cool change from our usual White on Black illustrations.

And yes, it very much looks like an upcoming 2014 calendar ;-)…

More illustrations can be found on our Website here >>>
And if you missed it last time, here is our BTS video on Lighting for Liquids >>>

Cheers and hope to see you in Oz!
Jaroslav
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Credits:

Photography & Postproduction – Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz

Producer: Lan Bui
AurumLight Team: Aleksandra Wieczorkiewicz, Ben Prewett, Carl Keane, Misa Garcia, Saul Garcia, Jochen Lauffer, Bjoern Witczak
Support: Jan Kocovski, Niels Walldorf
MakUp & Hair: Marlen Watzl, Jay Jessop, Vanessa Zalamea, Andrea Rangel, Alana Baca
Models: Johanna Valerie Schade, Brooke Nicholes, Ly nna Nielson, Ella Darling, Sascha Aleksander,

www.AurumLight.com

MILK Workshops 2014!
Book your place now, here: >>>BOOKING PAGE

5-6 April 2014 – London, United Kingdom
17-18 May 2014 – Frankfurt, Germany