"I grew up watching The Girls Next Door, and I always loved the aesthetic of Playboy" – photographer Carianne Older on her cinematic portraits

film photo of two playboy bunnies
Playboy Bunny Girls (Image credit: Carianne Older)

Ever since Carianne Older picked up a camera, she has been empowering women with her distinctive style of film photography. Also known as PeggyShootsfilm, unlike most photographers of the digital age Carianne really does shoot almost entirely on film – a medium that despite rising prices has recently seen a massive resurgence.

Carianne's work is divinely feminine. Her portraits are a mix of kitsch, kinky and quirky but above all, they celebrate the female form and the diversity of womanhood. From soft, dreamy, vintage Hollywood-style shots of women adorned in sparkles to a modern boudoir style of women in powerful poses, Carianne's work is varied but unified. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.