Lady in Waiting

Who keeps her waiting?

The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge has the theme of Waiting.  An interesting theme, that made me think of a number of images that I shot over the years.

There are several that came to mind rather quickly, but one stuck out, as it is a rather straightforward shot that I captured during a model shoot.  While most of the work that I share on this blog is landscape or nature oriented, I have done a reasonable amount of people photography, which I have always found enjoyable.

For what might this lady be waiting?

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Lady in Waiting

This shoot was all about the jewelry, but I couldn’t resist to go for a bit more atmosphere in this image.

Hope you enjoy!

Sunday Morning – Photography

Learning opportunity

This weekend I am attending a photography workshop taught by Boston-based, freelance photographer Rick Friedman.  Besides being an accomplished photographer who has captured many celebrities across the spectrum, Rick is a great teacher, who is eager to share his accumulated knowledge and makes it fun to learn.

So, I am definitely having a good time and learning along the way about working speedlight flashes into lots of great lighting configurations to solve the challenges presented by location lighting.

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Brittany

This is a quick look at one of the shots from Saturday.  This shot of Brittany was done outside using flash to offset the bright light of a warm Saturday afternoon in Boston.  Both Brittany and Morgan, who were the models for the entire day, were a pleasure despite the long day for them working with 8 different photographers.  My goal here was to create warmth with the colors and a sense of fairy tale darkness.

One of the interesting things in doing a workshop of this kind is that it gives me the opportunity to recognize the areas where I need to pay more attention; as I went over the images from today, I picked up on numerous little details or technical glitches that made images less than perfect.  My challenge for today is to see, if I can work on improving my overall results.