Why do we use colour?
Sometimes I like simplicity, like here:
Sometimes, on the other hand, especially when I print images, I like to fill the frame with colour. Like here, from last night:
(Make-up by Glam IX Studio; model Kim Gorenko.)
The colours match the dress and the eyes. Two speedlights aimed at the background.
That last shot also emphasizes again the importance of getting a glamour-type shot like this right in terms of pose, light, and make-up. Look at the before/after. Nothing was done here, only make-up. Straight out of camera:
The make-up and hair took about three hours to do: these are serious skills.
For a successful shoot, it all has to come together!
Now on to my Video with DSLR course, which is about to start. Check www.cameratraining.ca for details on upcoming courses.