The new Rayo reflector and Fionna Quinn: ??I wanted this beauty shoot to have a darker but dramatic feeling and I wanted a direct contrasty, quite hard light source. The shadows would deep and crisp and there would be little spill onto the background.?? Fionna has added a diffused layer to the front of reflector to slightly soften the overall look without distorting the true effect of the reflector. The Rayo was designed not to use our standard diffusion material […]
Here is a nice departure by Fiona Quinn. Spring…which has eluded us for the last several months. Shot in studio with the Setti – white interior, with and without the diffuser to vary the contrast, brightness and directionality.
Eric Fagerheim is a photographer based in Norway where he runs his company www.fotofashion.no. ??I enjoy all types of photography from fashion, composite images to weddings, I find challenges in them all. I have been shooting for more than five years now, and always try to make my images unique. My style often comes from how I light my set, more time spent lighting means less time editing. My rule is that one image shouldn’t take more than an hour […]
Michael Corsentino is an award-winning contemporary photographer, lighting evangelist, author, speaker and workshop leader. His 30 year love affair with the magic and science of photography has allowed him to create stylish, dramatic and edgy images. Michael also enjoys educating others about everything photography including business workflow and strategies. In this issue of Shutter Magazine Michael details the secrets to creating dramatic headshots. Please click here to be directed to the PDF (25MB).
??I wanted a strong contrasty look with deep shadows and didn’t mind some drop off, I also shot this on the tungsten colour balance to give the shots a cooler colour cast. I asked my stylist to source a few things for me when she was working on another shoot – I wanted a slight androgynous feeling but some shots with a more feminine twist which is indicative of the era. Its important with fashion to not be to literal […]
Olivier Chauvignat’s love for photography started in the 70’s. He is now a Beauty & Fashion Photographer in Paris, France. His favourite subject is??? light! His specialties are Fashion, Swimwear and Beauty featuring body, hair and jewlery. His work in studio with sophisticated lighting and using available light with the addition of flash is what gives his work that added edge. http://olivierchauvignat.icon6.com/fashion-lison-baudy-stylist http://olivierchauvignat.icon6.com/fashion-pain-de-sucre
Luis Aragon is a DC based fashion and beauty photographer and cofounder of studio400, a 3,000 sf. photography studio in Lorton, VA. Together with his wife Kathy Aragon, a hair stylist and make-up artist they began to build a clean yet ??raw?? esthetic that got them both recognized quickly by major agencies in New York. The work they produced together really reflected the best of their models. Today, Luis maintains a reputation for understanding the delicate balance needed to create […]
English photographer Roger Charles brings us Fascinators this month. Mola Demi – white, Lencarta Elite Pro 300 strobe Model: Romanie Smith Makeup Artist: Francis Hayes-Hall Headpieces by Carrie Jenkinson Millinery
By Michael Corsentino, excerpt from Shutter Magazine October 2013 ??Mola Softlights beauty dishes are a lot like love – hard to define but you know you?۪d be lost without it! From soft to hard, and specular to diffuse the Demi provides crisp, gorgeous light with a bit of sizzle in all the right places. A go to modifier that?۪s easily transportable with enough spread to get the job done, the Demi is a winner!?? (Michael Corsentino) Photographer: Michael Corsentino Model: […]
The Mola Setti or Sollo ??? a technical look at both the Mola Setti and Sollo reflectors, their characteristics and comparison. Authored by Leo A. Aquino, photographer Mola Setti or Sollo? That’s a question that’s been asked by more than a few people, including myself, interested in using a BD. And although the question seems simple enough, the answer, unfortunately, doesn’t seem to be. Being the owner of the 28″ Mola Setti White and, more recently, the 28″ Mola […]
Model Dauphine McKee graces the cover of the August issue of Elle Canada??magazine. Photographer:??John van der Schilden Styling:??Rita Liefheber,??Hair:??Susana Hong,??Make-up:??Greg Wencel,??Manicure:??Delia Lupan,??Art Direction:??Brittany Eccles Click the image to open the behind the scenes video in a new window:
For its August issue, Elle Canada worked with renowned hair stylist Sam McKnight. With art direction by Brittany Eccles, John Van Der Schilden captures models Jenna Earle and Zoe Colivas in sleek autumn designs from the likes of Michael Kors, Maison Martin Margiela and Calvin Klein. Jeff Brown @ S1 Digital did all the retouching and B&W conversions following John?۪s direction.