Portrait Session – In Studio
Jun13

Portrait Session – In Studio

A few weeks ago I was commissioned to do a small portrait session. What was cool about this was the client knew exactly what she wanted which meant all i had to focus on was Light, exposure and the rest was history. This time I threw the backdrop stands up and used a 6ft roll of studio white backdrop paper. Lighting Sb 28dx as Key-light shot through translucent umbrella Camera Left above subject about 3 – 4 feet away at about 1/4 flash power sb 400 as fill, shot into a reflective umbrella Camera right on subject height about 3.5 maybe 4 feet away at about 1/8th flash power The session took about 30 minutes give or take  5 minutes. Client was happy with her images and all’s well that ends well . My next entry should have something to do with Caribbean Fashion Week...

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Monday Night, One light, Damn Right.
Mar04

Monday Night, One light, Damn Right.

Hey everybody The post is kinda late however on the night of march the 2nd 2009 which so happens to be a monday, I had a portrait session in my not so new anymore makeshift studio. My model was a beautiful young lady by the name of Nickel, Whom I enjoyed working with so much. She understood the aim of the session. “Me Trying to Suck Less than I usually do”./ I wont reveal the amount of frames that I shot or how long it took me to get keepers. But I did get it eventually. Working with one light with a shoot through umbrella as my ownly modifier was kinda tricky at first but eventually I started to get a few things going. Here are two images from the session. Difficulties faced during that session were I suck lack of space Lacking Artistic Direction – expressions, poses I over came number one if even by just a single digit percentage value. The space Nothing can be done about that at the moment. and the artistic direction I’m still weak on it, but I’ll continue to shoot till I over come it. I should be shooting her in a few days time. I’ll try my best to plan more and hopefully my next strobe will be here by...

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