I’ve mentioned in the past how when creating a portrait, my first instinct is always to try learning as much as I can from the subject in order to build a suitable image around him or her. This is alas not always possible, as often photographer and sitter only meet for the briefest period of […]
This is a brief post to describe the shoot I did with Nicolas with a film-noir-inspired theme. With such great facial features I was keen on experimenting with hard light and some deep shadows. I spent some time watching genre films from the 50’s (the lighting on The Big Combo is quite spectacular if you […]
Today it was WZD and the streets fill once more with moaning zombies in the look for juicy brains. This event is a real treat for photographers (alive or undead), and having had so much fun last year I was not going to miss it!. I checked the itinerary and chose to go to the […]
I normally approach portraiture from the subject standpoint: I would get the subject first, and then build an image around him or her. I had been wanting however to keep exploring some colourful light setups, along the lines of Jack and Sammie, but see what could be achieved without the help of the make-up design […]
Here’s some of the images resulting from a collaboration with the make-up artist Kat Fawcett. The concept for the shoot was to have Kat paint some cool tribal-like designs all over two willing models, Jack and Sammie. This would also allow me to play with some light coloring without having to worry about flesh tones, of which there would simply be none.