From that lovely serenity we move to something much more sexually charged!
This has had a bit of a working over in post processing. I’ve reduced the contrast and removed nearly all detail from the face and skin so that the eyes and lips just pop-out of the image.
It is reminiscent of Irwin Blumenfeld’s Vogue cover from 1950. (Google “blumenfeld vogue” and you’ll see what I mean).
I have never been sure about the tiny blood vessels in the eye on this image. I’ve tried taking them out, but it looks a …
Dear (new-ish) Photographer,
My name is Model. I would love it if when you shoot me you take these things into consideration to achieve the greatest effect for us both.
– Male or female, give some playful banter. It makes me so happy when I am in the company of someone who knows how to laugh. If you can laugh at yourself then it’ll make me laugh too and we’ll both feel more relaxed.
– Don’t laugh at me. Don’t give me negative vibes by pulling funny faces, giggling at an awkward angle …
Up to this point I had largely been shooting full or three-quarter length images with Maja. Clearly though her fine features, symmetrical face and perfectly applied makeup meant I should really make sure I got some portraits too.
We had some lovely soft light coming in from the northern facing windows, so all that was really required was to guide Maja in turning her head in and out of the window light to create the different lighting styles.
Then it was down to some direction and Maja’s acting talents to produce an …
I’ve been experimenting with stop-motion animation – building films from lot of single shots from the camera. I sort of enjoy the process, and it’s not as frustrating to me as having to edit full video. It has to be said it’s a vey time consuming process.
Anyway, this animation features Brodie-Lock
The end result is not supposed to be a quality finish – just some fun experimenting with the process in itself.
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