Lady of the Forest
Jacket for your autumn collection…
So, my wife bought a new jacket, and I bought a flash — actually, I bought it about 3 months ago :D.
Anyway, I want to learn some portrait work, more specifically in strobist work, so I dragged her to model for me.
I think, when possible, using reflector with natural light would be best for portrait work. But, it’s kind of hard to handle it if you are working alone. Off-camera flash would be a better choice.
I took all of these photos with off-camera flash + small portable softbox.
The whole process took about an hour.
It didn’t take that long until she got tired and gave me the am-tired-let’s-go-home look.
I took about 160 photos that day (including the test/chimping shots), and quite happy with (only) about 15 of them. They aren’t perfect (technique-wise), but I’m quite happy with them.
These three are my favorites. Hope you enjoy it, too.
I still have a long way to master this thing, but I certainly enjoy every moment of it — hope Q will want to model for me again in the future :D…
*Minami-Machida, Tokyo, Japan