Category Archives: Portrait Photography

Portrait Reflector/Subtractive – Assignment 5

When it’s cold and I’m in desperate need of a reliable model, I call….

My favorite beautiful girl… Alexandria.

She’s one of my favorite models and possibly my favorite person.

Click here to see more of her gorgeous face.

Reflector Portrait

Reflector Portrait

Reflector Portrait

Reflector Portrait

Reflector Portrait

Portrait Demo – Reflector

Reflector Portrait on campus. Reflector Portrait on campus. Reflector Portrait on campus. Reflector Portrait on campus. Reflector Portrait on campus. Reflector Portrait on campus.

It was much too chilly to be outside.

That is all I have to say about our Reflector Demo shoot.

Portrait Demo – AlienBees

AlienBees Portrait on campus. AlienBees Portrait on campus. AlienBees Portrait on campus. AlienBees Portrait on campus. AlienBees Portrait on campus.

AlienBees. Pocketwizards.

Non-photographers must think we sound crazy when we talk.

Here were a few photos from our Portrait Demo with AlienBees on campus.

Portrait High Key – Assignment 4

Garrett.

Also known as The Great Hambino.

He let his mom join the fun for a minute, but he made sure everyone knew the set was still his.

High Key Baby Portrait

High Key Baby Portrait

High Key Baby Portrait

High Key Baby Portrait

High Key Baby Portrait

Want to ooh and ahh even more at the Great Hambino’s modelin’ skillz? Click here.

Portrait Demo – Qflash

Oh the shenanigans.

Q flash. Great weather. Strangers and friends.

Q flash outdoor portrait

A was kind enough to climb all over the stonework to pose pretty-like….

Q flash outdoor portrait

…. and then my High School/ College Health teacher appeared out of nowhere and stepped in….

Q flash outdoor portrait

After a bit, the bipolar Missouri weather prompted us to move indoors, where we took over an art room, and met a very interesting character. He modeled for me, and even showed off some of his very impressive art!

Indoor Q flash portrait

Indoor Q flash portrait

Portrait 3:1 Ratio – Assignment 3

Tattoos.

Hujar.

Portraits of.

To see more of his crazy antics in studio, click here.

3:1 Ratio Portrait Lighting

3:1 Ratio Lighting

3:1 Ratio Lighting

3:1 Ratio Lighting

3:1 Ratio Lighting

Portrait One Light – Assignment 2

Lilita.

One hour. One light.

Here are more from the day’s shoot.

One Light Portrait

One Light Portrait

One Light Portrait

One Light Portrait

One Light Portrait

Portrait Window Light – Assignment 1

New backdrop. Big windows. No model. Who do you call?

Mom. 

And her trusty sidekick Ninja Puppy. 

They did a wonderful job smiling and taking direction as I shot for the first Portrait assignment.

 Er.. Madre did. The lazy ol’ hound did not. She was fired.

Below are my favorite images from the afternoon. Go here  to see others from our day.

Window Light Portrait

Window Light Portrait

Window Light Portrait

Window Light Portrait

Window Light Portrait

Portrait Window Light Demo

Shoot people. Don’t flash them.

One assignment. Two days. Five lovely models. Six different windows.

 Here are the top five images from our in-class Window Light demo/adventure. Demventure? 

Click here for the full set.

Window Light example

Window Light example

Window Light example

Window Light example

Window Light example

 

 

 

Hot Shot Photographer – Sallee Photography

Dallas, Chicago Portrait and Wedding Photographer.