PESO - Olivia

Bruce Walker bruce.walker at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 05:01:13 EDT 2020


I hear you, Sasha, and I appreciate that this works for some. But I
have come to realize that I'm a measurer and a planner. It's my
engineering background. I don't like random elements, loss of control,
or inconsistent results. That's why I am not into shooting with
expired film or toy cameras like Instax. I have tried to play the
wild, loose artist and failed. :-)

On Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 2:24 AM Sasha Sobol <sasha at asobol.com> wrote:
>
> Shooting remotely can be very rewarding.
> You relinquish a lot of control,  have to trust more.
> Somehow despite the limitations (or maybe because of them) the process is
> creative and enjoyable (at least it was for me both times I tried).
>
> S
>
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 5:57 PM Bruce Walker <bruce.walker at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Many of the models I regularly shoot with are offering this, but I am
> >
> > not even going to try remote shooting.
> >
> >
> >
> > I can tell that it would totally not work for me, my style. I have to
> >
> > have complete hands-on control of the entire scene, lights, and camera
> >
> > or I can't get comfortable that I'm getting the look I want.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 8:22 PM Sasha Sobol <sasha at asobol.com> wrote:
> >
> > >
> >
> > > Shooting in studio can be tricky wth covid and all.
> >
> > > Have anyone tried remote shoots?
> >
> > >
> >
> > > S
> >
> > >
> >
> > > On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 4:41 PM Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
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> > >
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> > > >
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> > > >
> >
> > > > > On Sep 9, 2020, at 4:30 PM, Bruce Walker <bruce.walker at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > > >
> >
> > > > > Broke my COVID-19 exile two weeks ago today for my first studio shoot
> >
> > > > > since February, with this result ... (100% SFW) ...
> >
> > > > >
> >
> > > > > https://portfolio.brucemwalker.com/index/I0000eIqHiAEP9xQ
> >
> > > > >
> >
> > > > > Promptly gone back into the COVID-cave for the (un)foreseeable
> > future.
> >
> > > > > Too much anxiety all around, and besides: wearing a mask while
> >
> > > > > shooting causes the viewfinder to fog up annoyingly often. Also fogs
> >
> > > > > my reading glasses while trying to review shots on the tethering
> >
> > > > > notebook. And I had to keep considering if I was too close to the
> >
> > > > > model even though I chose a short tele for distancing.
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > > You perfectly nailed that shallow depth of field.
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > > The way you posed her with that shallow DoF looks downright surreal.
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > > Nice shot, but I like the next one (jacket required) even better.
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > > --
> >
> > > > Larry Colen
> >
> > > > lrc at red4est.com
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