Get inspired with BizNow’s June issue,fantastic articles and cover image! I accomplished the cover by composting the two models and using a wind machine of the female model. It’s posted online at www.biznowmagazine.com.
Vibrant,colorful and complex, on location with the Rawlins Piano Trio in the Old Courthouse Museum in Sioux Falls. We did a full day shoot for publicity and CD covers. Much of my work incorporates intensive postproduction work to optimize for perfect reproduction.
I have a comfort level with diverse subjects and locations. In shooting fashion photography, I see what is needed for crafting the emotional aspects of the lighting plus developing rapport with the model. Thinking about a model portfolio, it is my speciality!
Nothing satisfies more than doing a commercial session where the message is powerful and life sustaining. Photographing real people and a wonderful assortment of energizing food for posters,website and various print materials for the Co-op Natural Foods. Strongly recommended shopping experience with friendly, knowledgeable staff.
Balleraean studio owner, Raena Rasmussen choreographed her members to a one,two,three jump on stage at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Sioux Falls. Like focus, motion in a photograph,can be recorded as completely frozen to unrecognizable blur. Strobes where added to the ambient light of the stage and the dancers were photographed at f3.5, 1/160 of a second with a 35mm fixed lens. I loved toning this image in Photoshop bringing a warmth to the highlights, and a cool tone to the shadows, a version of split toning.
Captured for the February issue of Biz magazine. The issue was dedicated to celebrating the arts and featured Alisha Auen and Kassie Kolbeck, members of the Balleraena Dance Company of Sioux Falls. Friends since early childhood, Alisha and Kassie dazzled the cover.
Pay attention to detail! An important aspect of being a photographer is to develop sensitivity to everything in the viewfinder, especially around the edges. A strong photograph can be described as an accumulation of well-resolved details, where everything works together. An important point for art photography as well as commercial work, it is the way we see that makes the subject worth looking at. In this product image is for Bedford Industries, I want my background to add textural interest but not overpower. The limited color palette keeps the image elegantly simple and makes ElastiTag stand out, the side lighting adds depth and separation.