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  • 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

    Create a powerful and seductive cameo image with the second setup in the dark look series. Use the blue gels as ambient lighting with a deep red contrast exploding onto the background. Develop pose with emphasis on the chin angled upwards. Alternate the subject between sitting and standing to per...

  • Dark Look 3

    For the final image of the dark look series, transition to new set pieces, lighting, and wardrobe to create an entirely new look for the series. Change gels to pink and teal hues and establish a strong key light from a beauty dish modified with a grid. Focus on creating really clean separation wi...