Adapting the look of LED or Fluorescent tube backgrounds for still photography with a DIY approach using softboxes, a v-flat, a knife and three Profoto lights.
One of the most popular questions I am asked is: what are those lights in the background of my portraits? Aside from the one time that I used a Profoto Monolight unsuccessfully, every other occurrence I can recall featured a vintage light designed by Mole-Richardson.
Jefferson’s high cheek bones and dazzling hazel eyes are makes striking close ups a piece of cake. I lit the image above with a 60″ Photek Softlighter II Umbrella (review) and then edged out west with a 3′ Profoto RFI Octabox.
Chicago Fashion Photography: Editorial Photoshoot, The Young Socialites by Photographer John Gress Clothing by Borris Powell, Elizabeth Smith & iamsocialite
Chicago Fashion Photographer: I’m always taking a second look at my portfolio and wondering how I can make it better. Sometimes it’s new images and sometimes its updating the look of existing images. When I revamped my fashion portfolio last week, I did a little of both! Here is a taste of the new look……