Portrait of Greg
Really... what can I say?
It doesn't get much better than having the opportunity to photograph Greg.
Greg is a truly gifted artist and musician, not to mention rock climber and motorcycle lover.
A genuinely intense guy with the most character I'll probably ever see in front of my camera.
Taken during the Don Giannatti Workshop held at my studio last weekend.
All lights are AlienBee B800's
There was a 5' Photoflex octabank on Greg's right, placed at a 90º angle.
Greg was standing at the very far back edge of the light, which feathered the soft light towards the opposite side of his face.
I don't exactly remember, but there may have been a white V-flat placed on Greg's left, for fill. I know we used the V-flat for several of the shots, but I'm not sure which ones. I think we did use it here, because Don wanted to bring some light on the leather jacket. At some point, Don added a strip box in front of Greg, to his left, for additional fill. Again... I apologize, but I am not 100% sure if it was used for this shot. For the background, there was a strobe with a bare reflector placed about a foot from the thunder gray seamless, right behind Greg.
Yay! Chosen as one of the top picks on Photo Extract for March 1st.