This young wife wanted to create some images with jeans, she states were inspired by Mrs. Rob Zombie in “House of 1,000 corpses”. Yes, the shoot went very well…except for the constant interruptions of several young men (and a few women), who wanted to know if they could hold the reflector or the strobe and help out with the shoot…..well, what were my crew members there for?? lolol…I guess I should consider adding a security team for some of my photoshoots.
I almost posted this in color, but I really feel the black and white version is quite impactful enough. I guess to really get the full impact of this session, you would of had to have been on the set with the music going, and as this was during October (yep, she was getting ready for the Halloween party week) you would have seen Vampirella holding the reflector, the Batman holding down the softbox and strobe, and A she zombie on make up and hair…And as this was also being shot on location near the river with huge rocks, boulders, dead trees and shadowed trails….it was quite the Rocky Horror Show (tongue in cheek). Well..it was suppose to be a fun shoot, vampires and batman, robin, wonder woman, a werewolf, heck, I even think Superman was there somewhere….lolol..it was fun though.
On the photography side…I know I cut off her head…grabbed this shot as I was falling backward (tripped over a zombie onlooker), but I still like the image!
Location: Columbia, SC
Equipment used: Nikon D700, Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VR lens, off camera reflector (camera right), one SB900 shot through a hand held small softbox (camera left), setting sunlight from in front of the model.
I have had several requests for another image of the photoshoot with the lovely Pheobe, so here is another. She wanted to do a spin on the Marilyn style and I believe we ended up with several great images from the shoot.
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Equipment used: Nikon D700, Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VR lens, soft gold reflector, and mother nature’s own golden evening light.
Starting things off with a splash!
This will be my last Model post for the week, time to get out there and enjoy the Holiday weekend and hopefully capture some great seascape images for everyone to enjoy. Just a reminder to all: Stay safe out there! Hydrate! and USE SUNSCREEN/ SUNBLOCK!
Location: Folly Beach, SC, USA
Equipment used: Nikon D700, Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VR lens, and SPF70 SUNBLOCK!
Summer is here and shooting women’s fitness and swimwear is picking up. I shot this image for a local swimwear company and used the extremely fit and healthy Lindsay as the model for this image. And as it is summer, please be safe and used sunscreen protection! remember to hydrate (beer and alcohol don’t count). Models, when you show up for your photoshoot; do bring sunscreen, do bring cover ups, research the best makeup for your skin and for photography. Ariive on time (normally about 15 minutes early), and I always recommend using an MUA and a Hairstylist at every photoshoot. Good communication between you, the photographer, and all the photographic team makes the photoshoot fun, safe, and extremely productive! As always, stay safe out there!
Location: Wrightville Beach, NC, USA
Equipment used: Nikon D700, Nikkor 70-200 2.8 lens, soft gold reflector.
As always, these images are for your veiwing pleasure by clicking on the image to get the High Res version. Thanks for visiting and come back often!
Another image with only the light of dawn for a main light. A soft silver reflector used for fill light but as you can tell, it just wasn’t enought, I definately should have fired a stobe on this one.
Location: Folly Beach, SC, USA
Equipment used: Nikon D700, Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VR lens, solft silver reflector, and the light of sunrise over the ocean.
To my Landscape and Seascape followers; this will be my last glamor/ portrait image for this week. Next up will be documentary style imagery, street photography, and more of my ‘Scape imagery. Thanks for your follows and like everyone! Really keeps me inspired and motivated. Please be sure to take the poll, trying to get a feel for what you would like to see from me on this blog!
Location: South Carolina, USA
Equipment used: Nikon D300, Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VR lens, Soft gold reflector.
A little something for all of you “Hot Rodders” out there. Everything in this image is real, some photoshop enhamcement to the tires, color and contrast, but the this image (and everything in it) is real.
Auto and location: (secret) at the owner’s request; but are located in Coastal South Carolina.
Equipment used: Nikon D700, Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VR lens, Soft Silver reflector used for fill light.