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


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


Rosely Headshots

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

Rosely - Beauty

OK, enough bragging.  Time to get to work.  After all, this is what’s going to get Ann to invite me back next time.  She needed beauty/headshots to showcase her work for her workshop.  So I must make sure Rosely’s skin comes out flawless; also, enhance the details in her hair.  At the same time, it must not look too perfect that it becomes artificial or flat.   As I wrote previously, the key is to preserve highlights and shows which defines the contour of the face.  At the same time, borrow good textures nearby to heal the skin.  Once you have the workflow in place; it is the matter of patience. Continue reading