PESO - Olivia

Bruce Walker bruce.walker at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 16:45:28 EDT 2020


On Fri, Sep 11, 2020 at 4:03 PM Bill <anotherdrunkensot at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 9/9/2020 5:30 PM, Bruce Walker 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.
> >
> > Working with the vintage 6x7 105mm 2.4 was a dream. Lovely lens.
> >
> > 645Z, SMC Takumar 67 105mm f:2.4 at f:2.4, 1/200th sec, ISO 1600; handheld.
> >
> > Lights were the strobe's modeling lamps, diffusers and a big silver
> > reflector. Also ambient room light was lighting the background.
> >
> > Enjoy!
> >
>
> That is almost quite charming. Her right shoulder and arm could have
> been better placed though. The pose gives her a somewhat disassembled
> and put back together incorrectly look.
> I did check her MM portfolio as well as her personal portfolio to ensure
> she wasn't built like Quasimodo.
> She most definitely isn't.

Most definitely not; I can attest to that. :-)  Yeah, it's tricky
shooting down on a subject from a rickety apple box while manually
focusing and keeping mask-induced fog out of the viewfinder.
Definitely some foreshortening distortion resulted from that angle.

Thanks for looking, Bill!

-- 
-bmw



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