April 15, 2008

Ingrid at Herring Cove

I'd say this was my first outdoor session with a model for 2008, but given the two winter sessions working with Ingrid and ice, it is more accurate to say it was my first warm session with a model. Though still very much spring, the warm sun and light wind made working outdoors for a couple of hours more than reasonable.
Digital original, 20 frame stitch
I've worked on these rock before, but am always amazed at how easy it is to find new spaces to work in. For the above image, I really like how two-dimensional the composition became when combining the long lens and deep depth of field.
Digital infrared original
There are times when images are created through the creative dance between models and myself, and then there are images that just "happen" - the above photograph was made as Ingrid stretched out on a rock...just enjoying the beautiful warm spring day.
Digital infrared original, 14 frame stitch
After photographing someone for a decade, it would be expected to have run the gamut of possibilities, but with Ingrid, her ability to respond to settings never fails to surprise. In this case, the strong diagonal in the rock was more than enough to inspire her into a striking, dynamic pose.

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