Archive for April, 2011

Caroline

Posted in Equipment, Lighting, Post-Processing with tags , , , on April 13, 2011 by projectxo

Caroline

I got a brief opportunity to shoot with Caroline working with Ann’s makeup team.  I was impressed with her classic beauty and elegance.  Too bad she had to run; wish I had more time to work with her.  I am thinking of WWII 50’s look, with Chinese dress.  Hmm… Continue reading

Simple Still Life Setup

Posted in Equipment, Lighting, Post-Processing with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 5, 2011 by projectxo

This picture combines two things I am very passionate about: a) photography, and b) disk drives.  One pays for the other;  if only I can get that reversed…  But I digress.  In this post, I am going to show you how to do a still-life product shot quickly. Continue reading

DLWS Kauai Final Shoot – Fire Knife Dancer

Posted in Lighting, Post-Processing, Travel with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 2, 2011 by projectxo

This is our final shoot from DLWS Kauai.  The location is Anini Beach; a quiet location with very calm water.  Besides the pleasant scenery; we were there for the main event – fire knife dancer Paul! Continue reading

DLWS Kauai – Surf’s Up!

Posted in Lighting, Personal, Post-Processing, Travel with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 1, 2011 by projectxo

Our assignment for 3rd day morning was to take portraits of each other with and without flash.  Now this is more in my alley.  Our group decided to pool together our Nikon speed lights; this way, we would be able to overpower the ambient light and cycle really fast if we needed to. Continue reading