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Self Portrait with Head Removed | by Ash Bowie
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Self Portrait with Head Removed

In the 19th century, photographers would show off their skills by doing "headless" photos. It was quite a thing for a while; photographers would even advertise for it. I was inspired by this macabre fad and came up with this...

 

Simple lighting on this one: key was an AB B800 in a Softlighter II, high and camera left. Fill was an LP160 bounced into the right wall. Obviously there was a lot of work done in post...Alien Skin Exposure 4 is an awesome plugin.

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Taken on December 31, 2012