Archive for June, 2011

Isa – High Fashion

Posted in Equipment, Lighting, Post-Processing with tags , , , , , on June 29, 2011 by projectxo

IsaFor this set, Isa came out with a high fashion look.  We changed the background to black for intensity.  A grid was added to the AB800 to produce a spotlight on the background.  I wanted to get some motion; so I asked Isa to flip her cape and raise her leg at the same time.  To freeze the motion, I had the camera on high speed continuous mode.  Thanks to those fast Alien Bees, they didn’t miss a sync.  As far as post processing goes, I had to spend some time smoothing out her legs; the gradient from the octa casted more shadow on her stockings.

Jillian Ann – Natural Light

Posted in Lighting, Post-Processing with tags , , , , on June 17, 2011 by projectxo

Jillian AnnEvery once in a while, I like to shoot with natural ambient light.  No lighting tricks, just your subject, and what you feel.  In this series, I used a gold reflector to enhance the contrast on Jillian.  I just love how Jillian looks.  Continue reading

Jillian Ann

Posted in Equipment, Lighting with tags , , , on June 11, 2011 by projectxo

I found Model Mayhem about 3 years ago.  I like browsing for models and getting ideas to work on.  One of my favorite models is Jillian Ann.  I always wondered what it would be like to work with such epic talent.  There is something about her work that I can’t take my eyes off.  So… dramatic. Continue reading

Jillian Ann – Backlit

Posted in Lighting, Post-Processing with tags , , , on June 9, 2011 by projectxo

You probably think that I messed this one up, don’t you?  Believe it not, I did this on purpose.   The questions is then… why? Continue reading

More Isa

Posted in Equipment, Lighting with tags , , , , , on June 7, 2011 by projectxo

IsaShe makes it look so easy.  I am sure she spent years perfecting her look and brand.  Continue reading

Isa

Posted in Lighting, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on June 6, 2011 by projectxo

IsaOh my… I missed the chance to shoot Isa last year when she was a guest at BAMPS.  I jumped at the chance when I heard from Erwin that Isa just came back to town. Continue reading