Film Noir 2
Noelia Moreno Ibañez
Jean d'Anvers is a Belgian actor and model who has worked with some of the best photographers in Belgium, and has participated in several movies and commercials. When he contacted me proposing we did a shoot together, I came up with the idea of a Film Noir based session.
Looking for someone to do the crucial "femme fatal" role, I was overwhelmed with the number of responses. I finally chose Irene Fernández, whose look and acting skills married perfectly with what we were trying to create. Irene is a trained actress and has performed in movies and on television shows here in Spain.
Finally, we had the privilege of being able to work with the international make-up artist Noelia Moreno, who has studied under some of the best MuAs in Belgium.
Location courtesy of Hotel El Fuerte, Marbella, Spain.
This was the most carefully planned shoot I have done so far, in terms of scouting locations and creating visual ideas prior to the shoot. I aslo felt really honoured to be able to work with such professional people as Jean, Irene and Noelia.
Strobist: SB900 in an Apollo 28" softbox CR. Another SB900 with a Honl grid CL for the hard shadow behind the lamp. A Lumopro 160 with a persian blinds gobo CL in the back, for the shadows on the pillar behind Irene. Fired with Cactus V4s.
See the whole set here: www.flickr.com/photos/randholm/sets/72157626362336300/