On Assignment: Baby Photoshoot with Jayden
Dec16

On Assignment: Baby Photoshoot with Jayden

There is always a first this year were a few first time stuff for me, First Maternity, First Corporate Profile photo-shoot [ had to remove that from the blog though ] and then some other stuff. Recently I had my first baby photoshoot and maaaaayne i was soo nervous initially but I kept that all bottled up so the client was confident by my air of confidence (yes i lied, and i lied gooood ).   The subject was a six month old boy named Jayden. and within seconds of the first trip of the shutter the little man was throwing smiles and expressions all over the place. it was beautiful and truely the most fun I’ve had photography a person in a very long time. I was shooting with my trusty Canon 30 D and switching between an 85mm 1.8 and a 28-75mm 2.8 lens for close ups and wide shots His mom was happy, I was happy, and from the looks of the Mr Jayden, I think he’s always happy lol. I had a 3 light setup going modified using a softbox umbrella (not the soft liter, but a new ebay softbox umbrella I’ve been testing out) an Ebay softbox (the ezybox clone) and a diy beauty dish. Dropped of the DVD and two Prints today and needless to say His mom was...

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Maternity & Glamor Shoot

This Saturday at the home studio I had my first maternity shoot Ever, and first in studio glamor shoot in a looooong time. The good thing is I think somewhere along the line of working as a photographer I’ve managed to kill the nervous vibe that comes before a shoot, Because there was absolutely non of that this time around. And while I’ve met the client before I don’t really know the client that well. So I’m kinda proud of the fact that the jitters are now gone. The concept was simple, Some elegant and beautiful Maternity photos and mix some glamor in there, because which mom to be wouldn’t wanna look haawwt right? :). We did just that. Here’s one of the glamor images done, hope you enjoy. Difficulties faced: The plan was to shoot tethered, was unable to do so because eos utility wouldn’t allow remote shooting with the 30d (turns out it was a windows 7 thing, so i had to update eos utility, didn’t do it in time for the shoot though so i shot hand held saving images to card only) Usb cable wasn’t long enough could have used some more space It was soooo hot, we had 3 fans in the studio space as a result which took up space Make up: Done by Nickel Rhoden Haynes (twitter: @vampnixen) Lighting: I worked with a two light setup triggered via poverty wizards key light shot through a white shoot through brolly, kicker light was shot into a reflective brolly both hoisted on smith victor stands. Conclusion: Overall a fun shoot Client was comfortable Showed in the photos She loves what she’s seen so far Everybody’s...

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