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Prestige Motor Haus

It's like we're living in the movies! A collaboration with another great company Prestige Motor Haus! We've created a few videos for them unfortunately some of them we can't showcase but this is what we can show!

The owner of the shop is a legend. Jimmy is a one of a kind guy who understands the level of creativity that can be formed if given the chance. When money isn't an obstacle he is still able to create wealth out of thin air! Here's a moment we shared where he flew down a student to come and help us film some cars!

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Automotive Collection

We're proud to introduce onto our website (finally!) our automotive portion of work under the name of Automotive Collection.

What started out as a simple page showcasing the cars that we see on a daily basis has evolved into it's own series of "spotted" cars. Our journey here at XXIII Group is to combine our corporate and business strategies with our in-house media team JETV.

Even the automotive industry has it's own fashion department and we're in the works with Street Works and soon enough Fitted Friday to create a top secret event to be filmed by our crew here at JETV.

Here's one of our first videos featuring DTF101.

If you've ever seen how big an automotive meeting can get, we see the potential of changing up their fashion sense combining our network of streetwear partners and showcase them at meets. It's an opportunity not to be missed and a completely new market to take advantage of.

Next up we spent half an hour collaborating with Street Works to test how efficient we really are with our cameras!

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Geedup Co.

The Australian streetwear fashion industry is not just about fashion. The amount of networking and cross promotion that gets involved to create a wider branding and market reach has always inspired us to do more. We attended their spring block party and created a small promo for the end of season line.

The one thing we love about Geedup is how they support their locals. Here's a snippet of what Kwame had to bring to the lime light on the day!

After seeing what we could showcase spontaneously on the day we invited our friends out for a promo shoot!

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Submerge

Another stepping stone into the industry as we showcase the various brands partnered up with Submerge Store here in our local community.

Let's begin with the videos we had the chance to create with our stay with the Submerge team!

This first video showcases the following brands: Zoo York, nANA jUDY, SUPRA Footwear and a local Australian brand Kessler Eyewear.

Next up we have a small feature we filmed at their Bankstown store showcasing some of their Nike products with one of the lovely staff members!

Our final promotional video with the store caps off with Malaika showcasing Thrills, Stussy, Daniel Wellington and MVMT.

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We visit Nudie Jeans

Let's continue through our journey with a little kick. We're constantly hitting branded names and it's something to appreciate in this adventure. We've travelled to a secret location at Nudie Jeans's new warehouse to witness the procedure of refilling stock for the store. We brought our cameras (duh) and managed to get Bryce to talk to us about their denim culture.

So i'm going to keep the rest of the photos mostly black and white. They had a lot of exclusive stuff not even released to their marketing team yet so if I get in trouble i'll probably get half in trouble at least.

One of the biggest things I took away after meeting the team was how efficient they were with their materials. The recycling process drove money back into their business, investing in salvaging materials to exploit the highest revenue. That's some shit. 

So all of this content was shot about two months ago. Seems I'm shooting more than I'm posting but it just makes sense for me to keep myself in a surplus and also exclusivity is quite fun when you're on the other side. Below is the video that we dropped just yesterday! Enjoy :)

Marinella drops by the store!

IG: @MAZAAA

Okay so it's been a minute, I've been busy compiling all my creative content and footage to prepare myself for the next step ahead. I've managed to build Street Browser and met almost 500 different fashionably inclined people from all over the world in that one strip. From there it gave me leads into several other businesses being a content creator. Soon enough I sink into a little partnership with a boutique store called Submerge and this is only the beggining.

Now that my efficiency with time has been systemised I present to you a steadier flow of my current progress in this creative industry and a written version of my visual life.

So this website is mainly where XXIII Group resides, we are the slightly more serious side of this creative hub we're growing and we're working right alongside Submerge store to create something new.

We've been given the opportunity to open up an online store for them with our own two faces as representatives of this newly opened store. Currently we've been making strides through all these business woes and things have been steadily growing. A test of our patience and a chance to hone all the skills necessary for a bigger dream to nail down.

To this day we've been working on the floors, cleaning all the draws, fixing up the shoes and being spoilt with the foooood. Also the experience of tearing down an actual store from disassembling the visual merchandise to ripping up the floors.

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Shindo 400

We've had the opportunity to be a part of Shindo400 as VIP guests to showcase coverage of the event. We've knocked out a few videos from all the promotional events and also on the day. Here's a few photos we got to snap whilst filming!

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As always we've always got crew to spend the day with. Here at this event we had the faboulous @miss_ziarae with the many cars she got the chance to pose with!

Can't forget udoori though!

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XXIII GROUP

We're back for 2016! XXIII Photography is proud to announce that we've been established as XXIII Group for quite some time now. With new branding due to the expansion of directors within our company we are proud to embrace this new inflow of business and will happily get through all the highs and lows of the future of our company!

This time round we've attended Zurich's Corporate Launch funcion for their Zenith program. They filled up the whole venue within a minute with all their staff attendance. 

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Reclaim the Streets Festival
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I got invited to this event by @thekiwibartender because he told me there is going to be a festival on the streets! So I figured why the heck not? I managed to get a few snaps but I was mainly vlogging on the day. Check out my vlog in the link above if you want to see more!

On another note, ever since I started XXIII I've always told myself if you're going to start this as a real business then you must consider it as if it was a child of your own. The only difference I've realised now being two years down the road is that it has become way more than what I expected. I know this blog roll of mine hasn't been utilised to it's fullest potential but everything is about to change. With the constant pressure of not giving into falling back into the 9-5 lifestyle and having a boss, it has been quite the journey and with every day I stay open as a business it just proves that it can be done.

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aurillium group and austen brothers
xxiii photography aurillium group austen brothers fashion shoot nic mesker

AURILLIUM GROUP / AUSTEN BROTHERS

I've been invited to be a guest shooter for an Austen Brothers campaign. Shooting the wonderful Nat Landy alongside the photographic works of Nic Mesker.

My snaps for the day will be in a collage format with a mixture of focused and off focused shots inspired by one of Carhartt's catalogue magazines.


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all occasion cruises
xxiii photography all occasion cruises corporate shoot

ALL OCCASION CRUISES

So lately I've been on board with All Occasion Cruises who have recently had Drake in for a private cruise amongst the harbour. Boats for all occasions, five star venue on the harbour and their upcoming Mother's Day Lunch Cruise on the 10th of May; your one stop shop for hiring boats.

I've created some artistic corporate snaps and video footage solutions for their social media and marketing team. Here are some snippets from the day Coca-Cola Amatil had a sponsored dinner function!

xxiii photography all occasion cruises corporate shoot
xxiii photography all occasion cruises corporate shoot
xxiii photography all occasion cruises corporate shoot
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fashion masters
xxiii photography fashion masters holmes institution collaboration

FASHION MASTERS

So I've recently been busy working with Fashion Masters, a new fashion business school in Sydney to develop a new magazine to be released here in Australia! Everything is just coming out of the planning phase and the content is on a roll. Nothing has been confirmed in concrete yet with my contributions but as far as I know a shoot will be involved with another fashion blogger and possibly a two page spread!

Along with all of this I've been meeting some of their industry partners and I've snapped some shots on the way!

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xxiii photography fashion masters holmes institution collaboration topman
xxiii photography fashion masters holmes institution collaboration topman
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back to the lab
xxiii photography diana nguyen shoot the lab pa

DI.YEN

Back at The Lab on assignment to refresh my portfolio and simply get another shoot up and running! With me this time is Diana, a fashion business student and potential business partner in the near future for all the shenanigans that will go down in the coming years. Here are some snaps from the day!

xxiii photography diana nguyen shoot the lab pa
xxiii photography diana nguyen shoot the lab pa
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carousel of colour
xxiii photography carousel of colour fashion shoot

CAROUSEL OF COLOUR 

Last week I met up with Michelle & Brigette to get some collaborative works on the run. Shooting outdoors during the daytime on a Sunday sure turns a lot of heads but luckily I brought my giant reflector for my assistant to divert the attention away! 

xxiii photography carousel of colour fashion shoot
xxiii photography carousel of colour fashion shoot
xxiii photography carousel of colour fashion shoot
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primped and primed
xxiii photography fashion shoot primped and primed

PRIMPED & PRIMED

I've had the pleasure to meet Sharon (@primpedandprimed) and had her come out for a shoot. We had the day planned out for three separate outfits and a few locations. Here are some snaps from the day! Follow her on instagram!

 

 

xxiii photography fashion shoot primped and primed
xxiii photography fashion shoot primped and primed
xxiii photography fashion shoot primped and primed
xxiii photography fashion shoot primped and primed
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voxalexander
xxiii photography voxalexander fashion sydney shoot

VOXALEXANDER

Had the pleasure to work with Vox at The Lab, an emerging designer with some aspiring garments waiting to be released towards the industry. Upon bags and bags of clothes the impressive part was how much of it was either self made or made within the family. Life of a designer. Here's some snaps of the day!

xxiii photography voxalexander fashion sydney shoot
xxiii photography voxalexander fashion sydney shoot
xxiii photography voxalexander fashion sydney shoot
xxiii photography voxalexander fashion sydney shoot
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xxiii albums

Introducing our new XXIII Albums! We will have album options available for all bookings. Featured here is one of three albums for Kathleen & Daniel's wedding. Get em' whilst they're hot!

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