Archives for the month of: August, 2013

August 31,2013

Blurry Nude

Blurry Nude

One hot light was used instead of flash in order to increase the length of  exposure to get the ethereal ghost like image. The camera was held in place and the model was moving. The light was placed to the right of the frame and in-front of the model.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. Exposure and brightness were adjusted and the image was rendered to Black & White using a Lightroom preset and the image was cropped.

 

 

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August 30, 2013….Day 137

Nude Reaching UP

Nude Reaching UP

Two lights was used, one was placed on each side of the frame and directly in front of and behind model. This setup was used to give a deep shadows and bright highlights.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. Exposure and brightness were adjusted locally an a moderate amount of retouching was done. The image was cropped and converted to monochrome via a Lightroom preset.

 

 

 

August 29, 2013….Day 136

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One  light was used. The light was placed to the right of the frame and in front of the model. This was done to get  directional lighting to create strong shadows and highlights. This chiaroscuro effect helps create mystery.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. Exposure and brightness were adjusted and the image was rendered to Black & White  by globally desaturating the image.  Some retouching was done as well a some cropping.

 

 

August 27, 2013….Day 135

Prancing Nude

Prancing Nude

One  light twas used. The light was placed to the right of the frame and in front of the model. The lights were aimed at the torso so illumination would fall off at her head and her feet.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. Exposure and brightness were adjusted and the image was rendered to a Black & White by using global desaturation.

 

 

August 27, 2013….Day 134

Dancing Nude

Dancing Nude

Two lights was used, one was placed to the right of the frame and to the model’s side. The second light was placed to the left of the frame and slightly in front of the model. This setup was used to give a deep shadows and even highlights, and help convey motion although everything was still.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. Exposure and brightness were adjusted locally an a moderate amount of retouching was done. The image was cropped and converted to monochrome via selective desaturation.

 

August 26, 2013….Day 133

Nude Kneeling

Nude Kneeling

Two lights was used, one was placed to the right of the frame and to the model’s side. The second light was placed to the left of the frame and slightly in front of the model. This setup was used to give a deep shadows and even highlights, emphasizing the musculature in her back

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. Exposure and brightness were adjusted locally an a moderate amount of retouching was done. The image was cropped and converted to monochrome via a Lightroom preset.

 

 

August 25, 2013….Day 132

Nude with a Hand on Her Shoulder

Nude with a Hand on Her Shoulder

Two lights was used, one was placed to the right of the frame and to the model’s side. The second light was placed to the left of the frame and to the side of the model. This setup was used to give a deep shadows and even highlights,

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. Exposure and brightness were adjusted locally. The image was cropped and converted to Black & White by global desaturation.

 

 

 

August 24, 2013….Day 131

Nude

Nude

One  light was used. The light was placed to the left of the frame and even with the model. This was done to get  directional lighting to create strong shadows and highlights. This chiaroscuro effect helps create mystery.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. Exposure and brightness were adjusted and the image was rendered to Black & White  by desaturating the image.  Some retouching was done as well a some cropping.

 

August 23, 2013….Day 130

Dancing Nude

Dancing Nude

One hot light was used instead of flash in order to increase the length of  exposure to get the ethereal ghost like image. The camera was held in place and the model was moving. The light was placed to the left of the frame and in-front of the model.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. Exposure and brightness were adjusted and the image was rendered to Black & White using a Lightroom preset and the image was cropped.

 

 

August 22, 2013….Day 129

Nude on the Rocks

Nude on the Rocks

This is a one light setup, the sun, no fill lights or reflectors were used. The sun is almost directly overhead and in this case the light was just what I wanted. Everything cooperated the model was lite nicely, and there were some distinct clouds in the sky.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. Contrast and exposure were altered.  The image was rendered to monochrome by a Lightroom preset.