I could say, with a straight face, that part of what got me into photography was the fact that I hate having my picture taken. I do. I'm just not a fan. If you're the guy with the camera, then well, it's pretty easy to make sure you don't end up on the wrong side of the lens. This year though, and I hate to call it a resolution, I decided that this year I'd be doing more portrait work.Read More
So, back in September I spent the day covering a Rebuilding Together project. It was a solid day of shooting, but the project wasn't entirely finished.
It is now. And since I hate leaving things undone, we went back and shot a few portraits of the daughter settled into the renovated space.
This was also the first time in the field with the new Pocket Wizard set up.
I knew the room was going to be dark and while I favor natural light, this shot wouldn't have been possible without some help from my speedlites.
One on camera with a pop and another behind the subject to bring the background up a bit.