Canon 5D2 + 70-200mm ƒ2.8LII, 102mm, ISO100, ƒ5.6, 1/80.
2 lights triggered by Yong Nuo RF603s
Key: Canon 580EXII on white shoot-thru, 45˚ camera right at 1/4 power, 1/4 cut CTO. Fill: YN560II on white shoot-thru, 30˚ camera left at 1/16 power, 1/4 CTO.
Meet Jimmy. He's a good friend of mine from America, who's also based here in small town Japan. And like me, he's totally obsessed with all things photography. I got to finally work on a quick headshot portrait session with him in the studio the other day. It was quite educational working with a model that just so happens to know the craft behind the lens. The whole thing gets really collaborative, more than it naturally would otherwise.
Special kudos goes to Jimmy for his tips on processing these shots. And of course truck loads more gratitude for helping me setup this website.