photo session with a model in New York

photo session in New York - model: Sarah R

I have already showed part of the photo session with Sarah Raley, in the article, vintage photo session w/ off-camera flash. It was part of a longer on-location photo session in New York. With four changes of clothing, we aimed for a diverse look during the photo session. I'd like to share some of them here, along with some  Read more inside...

evening photo session in New York – Sarah & Mark

New York photo session with Sarah & Mark - off-camera flash

Sarah and Mark were in New York, dressed to the nines, to attend the Rockettes show. And while they were dressed up, and with some time before the show they were attending, we did a photo session. You might remember them as the couple in my book, off-camera flash. I've also photographed Sarah on other  Read more inside...

vintage photo session w/ off-camera flash – (model: Sarah R)

off-camera flash for a photo session with a Vintage look

Anyone who regularly follows the Tangents blog or has my 2nd book, off-camera flash photography, might recognize Sarah. When she told me she was visiting New York, I made sure that I squeezed in a photo session with her in my schedule. The weather on the day was grey and drizzly ... enough reason to juice it up  Read more inside...

NYC photo sessions – Sarah & Mark

New York photo session - Sarah & Mark

I have already posted several images from the extended photo session with Sarah and Mark - but here is the epic video.   The intention with these photo sessions was to expand Sarah's portfolio as much as we could. We started off at Coney Island, doing a session with Sarah and Mark at the edge of the beach with Sarah in  Read more inside...

the progression of an idea ..

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the progression of an idea during a photo shoot; incl the use of off camera flash

Because of the positive comments I've had to the recent addition of video clips that show a glimpse of how I work, I thought I'd show the progression of an idea.  Not just how the actual image was made, but how the idea progressed. The photo  Read more inside...

flash photography: overpowering the sun with flash

flash photography: overpowering the sun with flash

The sunlight on Coney Island was pretty harsh during this photo session with Sarah and Mark, and I needed to / wanted to clean up the sun's harsh shadows with flash. Since the Sunny 16 rule has it that broad daylight is in the order of 1/250th @ f11 @ 100 ISO ... you'd either have to shoot with a bare speedlight,  Read more inside...