In the last post I told you about my recent photo shoot with the charming Liloo and military style. Today I want to show you some pictures Behind the Scene and talk about the process itself.
As I said, we originally planned to shoot in a special location with broken buildings and grunge textures. We didn’t have a questions about the style – the offer to do it with military style comes from Liloo and I happily agreed to experiment. We should only collect supplies — weapons was found at one of our employees, but skirt and boots Liloo still had to buy.
The weather was on the verge of rain and I was afraid to go to the intended location and we just stayed and shoot right next to the house of our model. As for the background, I decided not to bother about it and just replace it on post-production.
After short meditations and thinking I decided to use flash instead of natural light (as I do normally) — the flash can add a bit of necessary drama to my images.
When we started to shoot, I realised one small problem — the day was a bit cloudy and the sun was sometimes covered by the clouds, so all the time I had to change the settings to get the picture I needed. Finally I gave up, put the model in the shade and all the other frames we did only in the shadows.
Some of the shots we did right inside the house with a hair dryer.
For shooting, I used two simple Vivitar flashlights with white umbrella and a small travel soft box. Of course, all the camera settings were switched to manual mode, and were changing based on the situation.
And of course all the major work was done in post-production. This is how the picture has changed.
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BTS: Military photo-shoot. How we did it
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Photo credits goes to my friend and assistant Alexander “Apple” Tjan.
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