Archives for the month of: December, 2016

December 31, 2016…Day 1226

Stepping Into the Shadow

Stepping Into the Shadow

Stepping into the darkness or stepping into the unknown. That’s your choice. Is it like the glass is half full or half empty?

One light was used, it was placed to the left of the frame and in front and off to the side. of the model.

The contrast and exposure was adjusted and the image was cropped and rendered to Black & White using Lightroom’s Black & White sliders.

Check out my other blog. It is mostly film photography and film development and it goes into some technical information.

I’ve been asked if my images are for sale, most are, please ask.

Seeking gallery representation.

Do not copy or use any of the images or text here or herein without written consent. Do not remove the copyright notice from any of my images. © Copyright 2013 Stan Katz, All Rights Reserved.

 

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December 30, 2016…Day 1225

Wild Woman Sitting There

Wild Woman Sitting There

I had the model mess up her hair and that was all that was needed to create “Wild Woman”.

One light was used, it was placed to the right of the frame and in front of the model.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. The contrast and exposure were adjusted and the image was cropped and rendered to Black & White via a Lightroom’s Black & White sliders.

Check out my other blog. It is mostly film photography and film development and it goes into some technical information.

I’ve been asked if my images are for sale, most are, please ask.

Seeking gallery representation.

Do not copy or use any of the images or text here or herein without written consent. Do not remove the copyright notice from any of my images. © Copyright 2013 Stan Katz, All Rights Reserved.

 

December 29, 2016…Day 1224

Prone Nude

Prone Nude

Organic lines and deep shadows make this image dramatic and interesting.

One light was used, it was placed to the left of the frame and in front and off to the side. of the model.

The contrast and exposure was adjusted and the image was cropped and rendered to Black & White desaturating the color image.

Check out my other blog. It is mostly film photography and film development and it goes into some technical information.

I’ve been asked if my images are for sale, most are, please ask.

Seeking gallery representation.

Do not copy or use any of the images or text here or herein without written consent. Do not remove the copyright notice from any of my images. © Copyright 2013 Stan Katz, All Rights Reserved.

December 28, 2016…Day 1223

Black & White Portrait

Black & White Portrait

I wanted my model to project an aloofness with her facial expression.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. The contrast and exposure were adjusted and the image was cropped and rendered to Black & White via a Lightroom’s Black & White sliders.

Check out my other blog. It is mostly film photography and film development and it goes into some technical information.

I’ve been asked if my images are for sale, most are, please ask.

Seeking gallery representation.

Do not copy or use any of the images or text here or herein without written consent. Do not remove the copyright notice from any of my images. © Copyright 2013 Stan Katz, All Rights Reserved.

 

December 27, 2016…Day 1222

High Contrast Nude

High Contrast Nude

Just playing around with Photoshop.

One light was used, it was placed to the right of the frame and in front of the model.

This is a digital image processed in Photoshop. The contrast and exposure were adjusted and the image was cropped and rendered to Black & White via Photoshop’s Black & White sliders. Then I used a Photoshop filter to create the stark Black & White image.

Check out my other blog. It is mostly film photography and film development and it goes into some technical information.

I’ve been asked if my images are for sale, most are, please ask.

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Do not copy or use any of the images or text here or herein without written consent. Do not remove the copyright notice from any of my images. © Copyright 2013 Stan Katz, All Rights Reserved.

 

December 26, 2016…Day 1221

Eyes Closed

Eyes Closed

I placed the model in such a way that the one light would give great modeling.

One light was used, it was placed to the right of the frame and in front of the model.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. The contrast and exposure were adjusted and the image was cropped and rendered to Black & White via a Lightroom’s Black & White sliders.

Check out my other blog. It is mostly film photography and film development and it goes into some technical information.

I’ve been asked if my images are for sale, most are, please ask.

Seeking gallery representation.

Do not copy or use any of the images or text here or herein without written consent. Do not remove the copyright notice from any of my images. © Copyright 2013 Stan Katz, All Rights Reserved.

 

December 24, 2016…Day 1220

Walking Away

Walking Away

I used the single light to accentuate the model’s musculature.

One light was used, it was placed to the right of the frame and in front of the model.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. The contrast and exposure were adjusted and the image was cropped and rendered to Black & White via a Lightroom’s Black & White sliders.

Check out my other blog. It is mostly film photography and film development and it goes into some technical information.

I’ve been asked if my images are for sale, most are, please ask.

Seeking gallery representation.

Do not copy or use any of the images or text here or herein without written consent. Do not remove the copyright notice from any of my images. © Copyright 2013 Stan Katz, All Rights Reserved.

 

December 23, 2016…Day 1219

Blurry Nude

Blurry Nude

I defocused the image ( in the camera) in an effort  to Make the image look as if it were taken at tyhe dawn of photography.

One light was used, it was placed to the right of the frame and in front of the model.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. The contrast and exposure were adjusted and the image was cropped and rendered to Black & White via a Lightroom’s Black & White sliders.

Check out my other blog. It is mostly film photography and film development and it goes into some technical information.

I’ve been asked if my images are for sale, most are, please ask.

Seeking gallery representation.

Do not copy or use any of the images or text here or herein without written consent. Do not remove the copyright notice from any of my images. © Copyright 2013 Stan Katz, All Rights Reserved.

 

December 22, 2016…Day 1218

Sitting in the White Room

Sitting in the White Room

I kept the contrast down as well as the exposure to lend a little mood to the image. I also added some grain to obscure spots on the floor.

One light was used, it was placed to the right of the frame and in front of the model.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. The contrast and exposure were adjusted and the image was cropped and rendered to Black & White via a Lightroom’s Black & White sliders.

Check out my other blog. It is mostly film photography and film development and it goes into some technical information.

I’ve been asked if my images are for sale, most are, please ask.

Seeking gallery representation.

Do not copy or use any of the images or text here or herein without written consent. Do not remove the copyright notice from any of my images. © Copyright 2013 Stan Katz, All Rights Reserved.

December 21, 2016…Day 1217

Dance

Dance

This was a study of lines, geometric and organic shapes.

Two lights were used, one was placed on either side of the frame.

This is a digital image processed in Lightroom. The contrast and exposure were adjusted and the image was cropped and rendered to Black & White via Lightroom’s presets.

Check out my other blog. It is mostly film photography and film development and it goes into some technical information.

I’ve been asked if my images are for sale, most are, please ask.

Seeking gallery representation.

Do not copy or use any of the images or text here or herein without written consent. Do not remove the copyright notice from any of my images. © Copyright 2013 Stan Katz, All Rights Reserved.