Choose the right background to flatter the photo with Mike as he tours a Florida park with model Skipper to find the best portrait location for dappled light and deep tonality.
Mike manipulates the ambience using quarter silks, china silks and poly silks to diffuse the light, and explores critical Hollywood model posing to obtain the best shot to sell the subject.
Mike re-stages the outdoor headshot with Skipper to demonstrate how to obtain an excellent outcome using strictly consumer equipment.
Join Mike and Skipper back in the studio to create interior shots with a theatrical effect using gradiated light effects offering detailed set-up tips.
Mike demonstrates how to create the perfect ambient setting for an old fashioned 1930's Film Noir shot with set using lighting and props and special posing for model Carolina.
Mike delves deeper into the technical side of Film Noir photography as he achieves pronouced harsh shadows and offers important aspects of Carolina's wardrobe and facial posing to achieve the perfect 1930's shot.