Monthly Archives: February 2012

SP2B: Middle Child Project – Kully

Kully brought his children to me last year for some portraits and graciously answered my request on facebook for middle-children volunteers. As a big thank you I have offered to shoot a family portrait for him in the near future … Continue reading

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TP2B: Sam in the Clam

I demonstrated a clamshell lighting set-up a few posts ago where I deliberately over-exposed the subject a little in order to bleach the skin somewhat to give a smooth and bright appearance to the face. I’m not sure my craggy, … Continue reading

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SP2B: Middle Child – Jess Revisited

I posted some images of a shoot I did with Jess a few days ago and my personal favourite image from the whole set was one that I included in a set of 4 in the original post.  I think … Continue reading

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SP2B: Middle Child Project – Jess

Jess kindly agreed to participate in my project about middle-children having an older sister and younger brother.  She needed no introduction to the concept of middle-child syndrome.  Some of her experiences growing up with her ‘baby’ brother were fairly typical … Continue reading

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TP2B: Suits You Sir!

I thought I would apply the clamshell lighting set-up I have been working on to see how it might look for a more professional subject so I dusted off one of my suits and took a few shots. First of … Continue reading

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TP2B: Off-Centre Clamshell

Following on from the clamshell set-up in the last post I added some rim-light on either side to provide some highlights to give the image depth.  You can see the effect in the first 3 images below. In the second … Continue reading

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TP2B: Do the Clam!

Now that I have my clamshell lighting set up with a beauty dish up high in front of the subject and a softbox on the floor in front of the subject I can shoot through the 2 lights to get … Continue reading

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