The Liesel Bockl portfolio – endearing and charming images 2016-12-28T16:40:06+00:00

PORTFOLIO

Please feel free to explore this selection of my photography. Some of the images were commissioned by clients while others are from an ongoing project to capture a distinctive view of life in Japan, from my dual perspective as an insider who is also an outsider.

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NOODOLL

Noodoll is a bold, fun, design-led brand. Over days, we photographed over 50 Noodolls including Rice Monster for the 2017 catalogue. The theme was “Adventure” and we set up 5-6 sets.

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LIBERTY

A collaboration between Image Source and Milliemanu, a childrens boutique which uses high quality tailoring and gorgeous liberty prints, based in South West London.

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COOK!

A variety of looks and styles of food photography can be shot in the Sheen House Kitchen Studio. Shooting with natural light as well as flash lighting, both stills and videos can be shot simultaneously.

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MAIKO

Under 100 Geishas still remain in the city, living and working in the traditional tea houses as they have been for 200 years. The first Geishas were men, and were highly trained.

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CLEAN EATING

A collaboration with personal trainer and nutritionist Andrea Stofa. The shoot was to create a pool of images to illustrate various health and food concepts.

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WEEKEND RETREAT

A stock commission for Mint Images, an library which focuses on the environment. The brief was to shoot a Japanese story with an outdoor environmental angle.

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KIRAMEKI RAMEN

Kirameki is a popular ramen bar in Kyoto’s Ichijoy-ji ramen row, specializing in thick Taiwanese-style “maze soba” noodles and ramen served in a rich and deeply flavoured chicken broth.

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MOCCIS

Shoot brief was to create new branding images for the luxury Swedish moccasin company to boost its social media presence, using several areas in Sheen House.

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KUKKIA

Kukkia is a wooden toy company based in Japan, which creates beautiful toys from natural products that are gentle to the environment and encourage children to learn and discover.

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MIZUNA HARVEST

I spent a day at a family-run farm in Miki, near Kobe, in the summer of 2016. They were harvesting their mizuna (Japanese mustard) crop. I was invited to photograph them working.

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SUSHI ARAI

The shoot began before dawn in the world-famous Tsukiji fish market, where I photographed Chef Arai as he selected his catch of the day from his favourite fish wholesalers.