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Tag archive: black

Headshots: Warren & Kiara

I read on another photo blog a few months ago that you could cut random lines into a piece of cardboard and use it to cast unplanned shadows on a wall by shining light through it. I unwittingly put my own spin on it when I decided to try cutting narrow slits into a piece of cinefoil (black foil) with a box cutter.

Fashion Photography: Unique L

I love it when I do headshot shoots and members of the crew have great ideas that they want to try out. Make-up artist Mitch C came up with this make-up concept look and stylist Siena R chose to use this fashionable vest for the look, which she was raving about before the shoot.

B&W Fashion Photography: Royce & Unique

I recently purchases a metallic lined Profoto Magnum Reflector which creates harsh shadows and brilliant highlights. For its debut shoot I decided to go with monochromatic styling against a white wall to create contrast in addition to the contrast created by the reflector.

Black And White Music Video: Father Figure Released

My latest B&W music video for global soul artist Marshall Titus debuted on the web this weekend.

Behind-The-Scenes: New B&W Music Video For Marshall Titus

I worked on a B&W music video in my studio this week for singer Marshall Titus. Titus recently recorded a dance remix of George Michael’s “Father Figure” which will debut on iTunes Feb 7th.

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