11 Oct 2006 • 1,003 views
If it's a likeness, alone, it's not a success. If, through my portraits, you can come to know the subjects more meaningfully, if it synthesizes your feelings toward someone whose work has imprinted itself on your mind--if you see a photograph and say, 'Yes, this is the person,' with a little new insight-that is a beautiful experience. -Yousuf Karsh
I took a series of shots at work for an interview for our local church magazine of which I am part of the design team. I didn't want any static stuff so after going through the interview I sat the Pastor down adjacent to a large window with the lights off and had a conversation with him. The extra light was provided by the use of an off camera speedlite flashgun held off camera and triggered by a infra red transmitter.
I'm really happy with the results (The one's shown above are just two of them), as I think I've got some really dynamic shots, I can't wait to design the article.
"Je ka jo"
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