Lam Anne

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This was a photo-shoot with a good friend of mine, Lam Anne. She’s a awesome model that brings that energy that makes you want to take pictures. Good company, good talks, good vibes.

Set-Up: Nikon D7000, 17-55mm f2.8
Post Process: B&W, I gave it more contrast, corrected the exposure, vignette, & a bit of sharpness / clarity.

Lam Anne

Lam Anne

Lam Anne

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Willfraedo’s Portrait

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This photo shoot was at Alveso Milpitas. It’s a interesting county park that includes a salt marsh, walking/biking trail and exotic historical monuments. The interesting part is the place has various climactic settings you can catch here. The place is a great place for portraits and I happened to have a great subject, Willfraedo. In this particular phootshoot I wanted to do a “let go of the past and look forward to the future” theme. Let me know what you think?
Set-Up: D7000, Sturdy Tripod, Stands, Cybersyncs, Sb-800, Vivtar-85.
Post-Process: curves to brighten up the picture, some gaussian blur to add a glow effect, enhanced vibrance/saturation for that “Nikon-color” saturated look.

Willfraedo's Portrait

Willfraedo's Portrait

Willfraedo's Portrait

Willfraedo’s

Willfraedo’s

Willfraedo’s

Paulo

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This picture was taken in San Fransisco, near by the “Palace of Fine Arts” (The Dome). The scene at the moment seemed symmetrical.Another thing was the sunlight that shined through the trees lit up the subject in the right places (the subjects face) and I had perfect ambient light. Therefore I “had” to take these candid pictures.
Set-Up: Nikon d7000, DX 17-55mm F2.8 lens
Post Process: In this picture I enhanced the colors just a bit, as well as the clarity, added a bit of Gaussian blur and lowered the opacity to give a bit of glowing effect around certain areas of my subject.
Paulo
Paulo
Paulo

Samya’s Senior Portrait

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This was Samya’s Senior Portrait. She was really fun to work with and as far as complications, there was really no particular obstacle that stood out in this shoot.
One thing to always keep in mind is to always have props. It always makes the picture a bit more interesting. In this case I used a small Roman stool and it made the pictures that much more interesting. Also when you have props it gives an opportunity to come up with more poses for the subject you shoot for.
set up: I used a white backdrop and two high powered Camulet strobe lights with umbrellas; Cross-lighting as well, one placed up about two feet higher than the subject, and another placed about as tall as our subject. If you notice in the pictures, shes either standing or sitting down so the positioning of the lights fluctuate. All pictures were shot with a D90 Nikon.
Post Process: First I “upped” the contrast, added a bit of clarity, vignette, some gaussian blur, lets blur, and enhanced a bit of ambient light.

Samya's Senior Portrait
Samya's Senior Portrait
Samya's Senior Portrait