Behind the scenes | Portraits The West Parlor Photo Shoot
With a great team and the perfect location, we worked together to create a photoshoot, "The West Parlor".
I worked with my stylist, Emily Goodin of Effortless Style, and she pulled off everyday items and felt like they fit the space. An emerald green dress was crucial for the vision I had in my head, and Emily crushed it with this dress from The Showroom Nashville for Bree. And the bow tie 'Hollywood' by Clifton & Leopold completed Jacob's look.
Behind the Scenes
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For this photoshoot, I am using two strobes in total, my favorite 86" PLM Umbrella Silver with a front diffuser. This gives a soft light wrapping effect around both my models. The other flash is used as a fill light.
I use natural window light in the second setup, which gives a whole different atmosphere to the photos.
Natural window lightI use our new Link 800 flash unit together with the Hub. I can control the strobes through my phone.
Image Meta data all the images | ISO 100 | Aperture f/1.8 / Shutter Speed 1/125
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- 86″ Soft Silver PLM™ Umbrella
- 86″ White Front Diffusion Fabric
- 7″ Standard Reflector
- 7” Standard Reflector Grids (set of 4)
- 13′ Combination Boom Stand
Special Thanks To:
Models – Bree Lefler | Jacob Matthew Agy
Hair and Makeup – Nissi Lee
Wardrobe stylist – Emily Goodin with Effortless Style
Gown – The Showroom Nashville
Bow tie – Clifton and Leopold
Assistant – AJ Netherland
Video / assist / retouch – Kimberly Nail
Location – The West Parlor at Warren Studios by Warren Smythe | AVVAY
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