Archive | August, 2009

Congratulations to my brother and his new wife.

24 Aug

A few pictures I took during my brother’s wedding. The full album can be viewed at my Zenfolio portfolio.


My first photoshoot

19 Aug

My first photoshoot went without a hitch, and there are things that were learned from it or things that could have been done better.

I was planning to shoot for the day, but I was crippled by the weather (it rained) and had to shoot in a basement with limited natural light coupled with florescence bulb light. I planned to shoot outside and hoped for a sunny day, but when the day came around, it was cloudy and wet.

My brother-in-law being a photography hobbyist himself, came to the rescue with his gear. Since I was only armed with one strobe (SB-600),  I could not see how I could have pull it off. I am a fan of  Zack Arias and watched his OneLight video, I couldn’t see how I could have done it without something like an AlienBees Flash Unit. You can check out my gear list to see what I am working with.

My brother-in-law came to the rescue with the following gear:

  • Canon 50D
  • Strobe Transmitter
  • 3 Strobes
  • 2 Soft boxes with stands
  • A light boom
  • Some back drops (not white or black)
  • White Circular form boards for reflection

Here are pictures of the setup.

Chloe Cole Beautes Photoshoot

Chloe Cole Beautes Photoshoot

Here are a few pictures from the shoot and more could be found on Chloe Cole Beautes website. More information about Chloe Cole Beautes can be found on its Twitter page and its Facebook page.