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  • The Winter 2015 Lookbook is here!

    I am so excited to share my latest lookbook with y'all, shooting this was absolutely the best time and the dream team couldn't have been dreamier. I hope you love it! xo

    Model: GB
    Photographer: Yuli Scheidt
    Styling: Amarina Norris
    Support: Ron Caddigan 
          
     
        
      
         
          
          
             
      
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  • UM+ Fall/Winter Lookbook: Behind the Scenes

    On a very chilly December morning, a bunch of hot babes gathered in Toronto's beautiful Necropolis for the Ursa Major+ FW Lookbook shoot.   I had been wanting to shoot there forever - opened in 1850, there are over 50,000 graves spanning across it's huge perimeters.  The day was more than brisk but we made the best of it and the ladies were absolute troopers in cropped tops and skirts.  We had lots of fun while working efficiently and were able to finish literally at the moment the first snowfall of the season started, which was more like brutal hail. 

    I love taking pictures and have quite the assortment of analog and old polaroid cameras but this was my first time doing a big shoot with my little Canon Rebel XS.  I am by no means trained in photography, mostly picking up bits and pieces as I work on making my store better and better.  The light was really tricky that day, giving me another opportunity to learn and I look forward to figuring more out and developing my skills.  That being said, I love working with photographers and if you are interested in collaborating on a project please feel free to send me an email (amarina@ursamajor.ca)!

    Here are some behind the scenes shots from the shoot and be sure to check out the lookbook and feel free to let me know what you think in the comments.  Hope you like it!

    xoxo Amarina

    Bitch face attempts. 
    Big thank yous to my two beautiful models, my dear friend Rebecca and my partner Ron for helping me pull off another rogue UM+ shoot.
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  • Behind the Scenes of the Ursa Major+ Lookbook

     

    In the short time since opening Ursa Major+, I have met some really awesome people and also had the chance to work with some of my dear friends.  The business of online entrepreneurship can be lonely at times - there is a lot of sitting in front of the computer.  It's no surprise that lookbook shoot days are the most fun, the studio is bumping with preparation and good music.  Here's a behind the scenes glance at the very first shoot for Ursa Major+!

     

     

    Makeup artist and nail art guru Rebecca De La Cour gets model Tori ready.

     

     

     

    I was wearing a lot of hats that day, both in front and behind the camera.  Tori is killing it as always.

     

     

    Tori, Rebecca and I as the shoot was wrapping up. We were ready to get out of the rain and into a box of pizza.

     

     

    Tori and our photographer Marcin Zach are the cutest couple around.  So much gratitude for all the help I had from these incredible people! 

    Have you checked out the lookbook yet?  You can find it here.

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