During the photo shoot with Sherie, we came across a nice spot for fashion style photos in the Woodlands Waterfront Park. Sherie wore white and denim in the first two sets. We took a break after those outfits and Sherie changed into a black lace top that she really liked.
The harsh light was not ideal for portraits. I prefer soft, diffuse light when I shoot people. Nevertheless, it was an interesting experiment to use the late morning sunlight as a replacement for flash light in a fashion style series. I think I managed to pull of the look I wanted.
I would usually bring at least one flash along, but I packed minimal gear for this shoot and left out the flash lights. I only had one camera body and two prime lenses. The fun fisheye lens stayed at home as well.
I can see how having a flash could improve the results. I believe a more diffuse lighting would have made the background pop less. The only way to find out is to return to this spot for another shoot. Anyone game?
After this, we made our way to the jetty in the park for the final shots before we headed for lunch in the comfort of air-conditioning. Check back soon for more photos!
This series was shot on the Nikon D700 with an AF-S 50 mm f/1.4G lens.
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