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   november 2006  

inside this issue
international models
the word is out
lights, camera, action
makeup & stylists
it has been another busy quarter for everyone at bareface, we have grown as a team and are able to offer you a more specialised service. please check out the new look website and see how we could help you with production, models, hair and make up, stylists, locations, photogaphers and more...

international models

look out for all new faces, updated regularly on 

bareface can source models for direct bookings with their international contacts whenever/whatever/wherever…you can see a sample of models in the out of town section but it is not restricted to these faces. we welcome any brief, if you need a model with a very specific look that you cannot find locally, or even a model that has never been seen in dubai for that ‘exclusive campaign’, please contact 


the word is out…

dubai is clearly the destination of the moment as overseas clients have been flocking here, and if volume dictates popularity then bareface production are the cool kids around town.

OTTO, the german clothing catalogue, returned to dubai for their second time with three teams shooting in october and november, producers on the project included angus , skye and johnny. models were flown in from south america, south africa and europe and brands featured in the catalogue included Esprit, Vera Moda and Tom Tailor. the desert and beaches were the main backdrops for this shoot, sourced through johnny and chris at bareface locations

eve hester, irish freelance producer new in dubai, produced the eight day catalogue shoot for the returning One Up Golf catalogue in october. locations were sourced by gemma and included a combination of golf courses and a 5 star resort. tina did the styling, working with the collection flown in from the UK, and nousha salimi assisted german photographer peter Schreiber

we also welcomed two european image libraries once again using dubai’s ever changing landscapes and landmarks as backdrops for their shoots. bareface productions facilitated both productions in their entirety, overseen by head of production georgina hockley and outsourced to freelance producers jax schuin and bareface’s new full time addition gemma aslett. all models, styling and makeup were sourced through bareface agency and locations through bareface locations. more details and pictures will follow in the next issue following releasing of the images……….watch this space!


the photography division at bareface welcomes tommy morris from sydney specializing in lifestyle and advertising
martin beck also moved back to dubai full time in november and specialises in lifestyle, advertising and portraits.
dougal continues to impress with his amazing campaigns including 3 HSBC campaigns for their 60th anniversary (produced by ishani and styled by tina and mary kei

candy kennedy took a break from dubai over the summer but came back with her new pictures from cape town, ireland and london and has been shooting for the fashion editorials in dubai.
dave kennedy has been keeping himself busy both here and singapore working for clients including gulf air, GTQ, Jumeirah Beach Magazine to name a few.
katarina premfors has been shooting back to back for the past ten months with shoots taking her to new york, london, morocco, bahrain and qatar. she has updated her new portfolio and is available to meet with clients.

to view any photographers full portfolio please email

following is the image-photographer references


martin beck

tommy morris

candy kennedy

dave kennedy

katarina premfors



bareface models continue to grace the pages of local and international magazines this quarter…

Emirates Woman shot 2 stories, the november issue with bareface photographer martin beck and the beautiful alina (back from her summer in Europe), with make up and hair by dennie.
amanda will feature in the christmas issue of Emirates Woman shot by candy kennedy, with make up by vimi joshi at MAC and hair by Brendon

Emirates Brides november has cover girl yvette and beauty inside with sunita with make up by sarah and hair by Helga. december goes with two bareface ‘grooms,’ jean and matthais and cover girl dana plus the ever-popular Amanda inside with hair and make-up by lorna.
staying with Motivate, Society has also been shooting and candy teams up with lorna for the up and coming issues.

GTQ has also been snap-happy this quarter, dave kennedy has been shooting their stories with models rami, hayley, kerry, anthony and make up by rifqa

Ahlan! used australian beauty louise pope for their stunning lifestyle supplement in september and then there will be another featuring laurina coming out for the festive season…watch out for it.

Viva in october used mirjana for their fashion pages, shot by dave kennedy and make up by tanya rex (before she left us for a well deserved break)

the editor’s flavour of the month, michelle e, shot her fair share of fashion in november….kicking off with VIVA for their december issue with debbie jean for hair and make up followed by Jumana shot on location with lorna (hair and make up), and then ETC with lorna.

ETC also used newcomer hair and make up artist shin over from kuala lumpur (testing the waters), he was teamed up with australian-mauritian model laurina.

Don productions in dubai approached bareface for a beautiful arabic looking model to feature in Japanese editorial Departues, samar worked with the Japanese crew who were in Dubai shooting for their October issue and Lorna did the make up.

Burda, one of the leading german publishing houses, flew their crew in from germany to shoot for their mens fashion magazine Burda Mode…guy was the model who went up to ras al khaimah to shoot, we are looking forward to seeing the results.

german Maxim also flew to dubai and used majid and mahmoud for their december issue, and dennie and kat did the hair and make up over the 3 day shoot.

Marie Claire (US) came to dubai in october to shoot their christmas issue – this 5-day production, handled by dalia (through bareface), included models narsis, samar, mahsa, nevine, jenai and linda. julie duffy assisted with the hair and make up.


luxury hotel chain Taj flew max out to jaipur for a 4 day shoot, Lemon Tree Productions contacted bareface in october for the shoot and we are waiting eagerly for the pictures....

ayman was flown to hong kong in september to shoot for the new Nokia campaign, look out for his face as the campaign will be running worldwide very soon…



Bates PanGulf were the creative team behind the middle east campaign for ABN AMRO Private Banking produced by Ishani teamed with our locations manager Johnny. Models and cast were andreas, ammara, theressa and kids tamara jane and saeed al balooshi make up by julie duffy and styling by tina

TEAM Y&R dubai were behind the very colourful Bur Juman ad with, luckily,
the very un-diva like dana modeling under all that paint and the styling was done by kirsten

to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, the cultural hub in Sharjah Qanat Al Qasba did a photo shoot with models saleh a and enas this promoted cultural and religious activities for all


lights, camera, action…

dana arrived in town and was immediately confirmed as the main character for the TVC for a famous chocolate brand, she also shot the stills so look out for her around the GCC - and to give you a clue, its not Cadburys! 

the bookers in bareface models have been busy with providing cast for many tvc’s around town, but its all top secret so keep watching…





jewellery giants Cartier had events over the middle east, internationals daniela and louise were selected for the Abu Dhabi luxury event and zhanna flew to bahrain in November for 3 days.

MAC held their second successful masterclass in october for the make up artists around town. they flew in artist to the stars Mickey Contractor to demonstrate the secrets of make up in Indian cinema, and models from bareface were tanya and kiran.

after Ramadan and continuing throughout december, there have been countless shows in and around the boutiques and hotels of uae. the most interesting of all being the agent provocateur show…there are many girls available for shows so please contact  to enquire about availability

for all events, please contact  and she will be able to help you with models


bareface sponsored documentary photographer simon charlton for his very successful cuba libre exhibition held at Trader Vics in the Madinat, inspired by the colours and people in cuba his exhibition included some eye-catching work

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