I *need* to do more of these low key portraits I think. And I’m really liking working with negative space and the 50mm (though my f1.4 copy is crap). —– by Ardean | Contact me here: http://www.photographybyardean.com/contact, to book a portrait session. Ardean Peters is a Photographer in Toronto who loves connecting with new & interesting people and finding great light.
One of my goals for 2018 would be to make better portraits, and this quote: “Love your fucking life. Take pictures of everything. Tell people you love them. Talk to random strangers. Do things that you’re scared to do. Fuck it, because so many of us die and no one remembers a thing we did. Take your life and make it the best story in the world. Don’t waste that shit.”
Sometimes (many times) you try something new or different and it fails. You can give up or make what you got work AND try again. This beautiful light is Dana. A long time collaborator who makes it easy for me and brings me chocolates. These images did not turn out how I wanted. I underexposed (yay for ‘raw’). Was trying to shoot ‘differently’ than I do. And while that’s good – to try new things – I was also working […]
As much as I might hate to say this or even admit it, I think pose and expression trump good lighting. You can have the best light in the world. Beautiful back light. Beautiful open shade or perfect overcast skies, but if you cannot direct your model, your client or your subject into a pose that looks natural and comfortable, you’re not going to make a great image or an image they love, no matter how great the light is. […]
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I started the new year with thoughts of new shoots and new techniques and new light. And I had the pleasure of working with model and actor Sylverine Albertina. This 1st shoot was a complete trial – and a good thing. But also a difficult thing, when you’ve gotten so used to doing something a particular way and particularly well that way. Luckily, I was working with a talented artist who made my job easy. What I loved about the […]
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