Summer In Monterosso Al Mare

Writer and blogger Vivienne She wears a tie-up at the shoulders white cotton maxi dress, an orange wide-brimmed hat, a pair of Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses, and a pair of Salvatore Ferragamo tanned leather sandals. Vivienne carries a resort style beaded fabric bag. Portraits of Vivienne She by the beach of Monterosso al Mare in Cinque Terre, Italy, by Australian photographer Kent Johnson.
Before I booked any hotels in Cinque Terre, my biggest question was, where to stay? There are five fishing villages, each as picturesque as one another. So, where to stay? Another question raised in my head was, how long (or short) was the travel between each town? Wouldn't it make sense if we stayed in Corniglia, which was located...

The Culinary Gems Of East Lombardy: A Gourmet Expedition Event At Bottega Coco Restaurant In Sydney

Italian Chef Matteo Zamboni (left) with writer and blogger Vivienne She at the Culinary Gems of East Lombardy: A Gourmet Expedition Event in Sydney's Bottega Coco Restaurant.
The Italian Cultural Institute Sydney and Italian Trade Agency Sydney joined forces to celebrate the 8th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World with an exclusive event - Culinary Gems of Eset Lombardy: A Gourmet Expedition. The event was held in the popular new Italian restaurant Bottega Coco, located in Barangaroo. A Masterclass and Degustation hosted by esteemed Chefs...

‘Australia + Fashion Photography’ Exhibition At Head On Photo Festival 2023

Australian photographer Kent Johnson and Chinese Taiwanese writer and blogger Vivienne She at the launch of Head On Photo Festival 2023 in Bondi Pavilion. Vivienne She and Kent Johnson stand in front of the media wall.
The Inspiration Behind Kent's 'Australia + Fashion Photography' It all started with an image taken by celebrated Australian fashion photographer Brett Hilder in 1976. It's Uluru in twilight in the background, a woman in her red high heels bends forward to the back of a car, the wind blows up her dress and reveals the profile of her cheeks and...

At The Fujifilm GFX100 II Exclusive Preview Cocktail Event

Writer and blogger Vivienne She at the Fujifilm GFX100 II Exclusive Preview Cocktail Event in Sydney.
In late September Kent and I attended the Fujifilm GFX100 II exclusive preview cocktail party. If you have followed Kent's photography journey, especially his Street Fashion Sydney blog, you would know that he has been a long-time user of Fujifilm X series cameras. Not only was he sponsored by Fujifilm Australia as a local ambassador of Fujifilm X-Pro1, but...

A Futuristic Fantasy – Fashion Portrait Photoshoot At The Sydney Opera House

A portrait of writer and blogger Vivienne She at the Sydney Opera House. Vivienne wears a charcoal knitted top with a satin lapel black blazer and a silver pleated midi skirt. Fashion portrait by Sydney photographer Kent Johnson for White Caviar Life.
For years Kent kept away from the Sydney Opera House declaring it's too touristy for fashion pictures. But then one day he changed his mind, saying 'Why don't we go to the Opera House and shoot it the way we do when we take pictures overseas?' That's right, if we love what we've created at Pont Alexandra III, Pizza...