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ONCE UPON THE MAT PHOTOGRAPHY

Adele Quittenden has just set up her brand new business, Once Upon the Mat, a mobile yoga class that is based on youngsters to ficus upon their imagination whilst also giving them exercise in a fun and visual way...
13/08/2018
Each and every time a child partakes in a Once Upon the Mat yoga classes, they will experience and delve not just their own personal inquiry, but through the adventures of story and journey, they will travel through a fictional world of possibilities and realm of imagination.

Whilst Once Upon the Mat offers breakfast/after-school sessions, assemblies and educational workshops, the companies main vision is to embed yoga practice into your school's existing curriculum. Their innovative sessions provide schools with a new concept to further support the existing holistic curriculum. Classes have been carefully developed to embrace the National Curriculum and incorporates its aims, targets and objectives built around the concept of mindfulness.

The photography brief was to capture a session in action, also Adele wanted some portraits of herself along with the T-shirts that she had designed for the photoshoot. Using a large modern reception area I just used natural light with the aid of a large reflector, and a mix of 70-200mm telephoto and 50mm prime lenses.