Leilani Dowding

Twenty years ago we were still trying to work out what to do with glamour photography on the internet – these pictures of Leilani are from circa 2000. The editors at Megastar wanted to differentiate the website from the Daily Star and, for the first year or so, we comped the model onto different backgrounds. Nowadays it’s the paper that’s comping models onto backgrounds for their page 3 shoots (presumably to save the cost of going to exotic locations) whilst the websites have reverted to what could be termed ‘regular’ images.

In these sets you can see Leilani placed in the Sahara desert, a nightclub set, on some feathers and in a launderette.