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Painting with Light: A Crash Course in Studio Lighting

After a series of four intensive workshops on portrait studio lighting, I was asked the question what makes a good portrait? My first response was to cite a cliché about the look in the eyes, perhaps capturing an intangible moment between subject and photographer. 1,164 more words

Photography

Portrait session with Aaron, Alexandria, Virginia. June, 2016.

Aaron has been a pal since we were kids Рhe may not remember this, but I used to watch him skateboard in summer rec and it motivated me to get my own setup Рand I jumped at the opportunity to have him sit for a portrait at my photography studio in Alexander, Virginia.   101 more words

Portrait