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Archive for the ‘fashion’ Category

Shooting with an Actor

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Recently, I had the pleasure of a day of shooting with J.D., an accomplished actor and model. The two of us had a ton of shoot ideas to consider and packed a lot into our time in the studio.

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It was mentioned above – but worth repeating; please click on each image to see it bigger. One of the frustrations of blogging is being restricted to the narrow width of the page, but the plug-in program “Fancy Box” lets you jump right outside of those limits. Give it a try!

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It was great fun to shoot with you, J.D. Your natural acting and modeling skills come through loud and clear in the these images.

We had a lot of creative spirit going on a cold winter day!

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Working both in the studio and on location, photographer Blake Robinson serves the Connecticut communities of Darien, New Canaan, Stamford, Norwalk, Westport and Greenwich.

“Individual, Indelible, Iconic Images”

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Flo – The Black Dress

by Blake Robinson

September 9th, 2014    1 Comment     Add Comment
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In a recent shoot with my friend, Florena, we did some pictures with this gorgeous black dress. By the way, if you missed my earlier blog post with beauty images of Flo, please click here.

We used a fan in this picture – you can see a bit of movement in the bottom of the dress. Also, Flo’s hair was blown out slightly by the fan.

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Flo smiles naturally; she’s a genuinely happy woman. So it was a challenge for her to put on a serious or contemplative look, which is out of character for her! But we got a good look in this image. See the color version above and the black and white image below. Faithful readers will recall I often try to work hands into my my portraits.

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Thanks, again, Flo for a terrific shoot! Stay tuned, gentle reader, for one more blog post coming in the next few days, with Flo wearing casual outfits.

Working both in the studio and on location, photographer Blake Robinson serves the Connecticut communities of Darien, New Canaan, Stamford, Norwalk, Westport and Greenwich.
“Individual, Indelible, Iconic Images”

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Photoshoot with Nicole

by Blake Robinson

February 24th, 2014    0 Comments     Add Comment
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Recently I had a fashion shoot with Nicole in the studio.  Nicky is an aspiring model I’ve had the pleasure of working with several times. In this shoot, we tried out a variety of new lighting ideas.

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In the picture above, we had one small light in a grid just behind Nicky, and another small harsh light in front of her, to the left of the camera. The effect is close to a cinematic or stage lighting esthetic.

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Several of the images translated well to black and white. In this image, the wardrobe and the background were monochromatic to start with. The black and white conversion can add a classic element to a portrait or fashion photograph.

Thanks, Nicky, for a fun and productive shoot!

Working both in the studio and on location, photographer Blake Robinson serves the Connecticut communities of Darien, New Canaan, Stamford, Norwalk, Westport and Greenwich.

“Individual, Indelible, Iconic Images”

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