Outside the Box

By: Gustav Hoiland

Jan 06 2012

Category: portrait

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Focal Length:17mm
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Sky Law

Closing up the hometown holiday break with a final portrait session. No more professional than the others, but this time of a professional, to use the term generally. ‘Ol father is an attorney inhabiting a space somewhere in the towers downtown, and I’ve wanted to get a good shot of him in his perpetual workplace.

Reflections were the name of the game, something I haven’t barely touched lately but am really all about (click to see reflection-heavy MADRID page on my Portfolio site). Great big windows = great big reflections to play with.

For the technique curious, you’ll notice I placed a flash behind one of his monitors which lit up an unseen wall and cast a soft light onto him. Without that he would have melted into the background. Works for me.

Boston tomorrow, final semester commences Tuesday.

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