We’re heading back to November 2003 for this shoot with Lucy Pinder for Megastar. I’m pretty sure both Lucy and Michelle Marsh were booked in to shoot on the same day with me, though I didn’t shoot them together. They went on to work extensively together, especially in the Daily Star, and were two of the last ‘big names’ we saw in glamour modelling before the internet changed the game.
We are also probably witnessing here one of the earliest appearances of the ‘Pinder Hand Bra’ (try reading that in a David Attenborough voice), which Lucy employed with great effect almost throughout her entire modelling career until she was finally persuaded by one of the Lads’ Mags to show us the palms of her hands, shortly before she retired.
Lucy also shot with me for Only Tease’s ‘Prestige’ section a few years later where we shot one of my favourite sets for Prestige, with Lucy on a spiral staircase with a wind machine blowing her skirt up in a Monroe-esque fashion. That particular set was shot in an incredible hurry, it was the last set of the day and Lucy had about 10 minutes until she had to leave so it was just a case of stick a couple of lights up and shoot as much as possible in 5 minutes.