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  • Dark Look Setup

    Transition to a new location with a new model, following photographer, Jake Hicks to create another series of unique, dark, and moody colored gel images. With the focus shifting from core principles to direct application, watch and observe as Jake iterates through his captures, working out the lo...

  • Dark Look 1

    As Lighting, camera settings, and the environment are established, begin capturing the model, focusing on controlling a pool of light and the subsequent shadows, establishing a wide frame. Work through posing and perspective. Add a fan element for subtle lift on the model's hair. Iterate through ...

  • Dark Look 2

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