Self-Portrait revisited

A bored afternoon, I set up my studio strobes and parked myself in the lights.

Single  Bowens Bo-Lites, both with silver honeycomb & barndoors. Mainlight at Rembrandt (45° and 45°)  feathered towards the camera. Shadow fill with a 36″
Pentax *istD dSLR, SMC Pentax-M 85mm f:2 lens.
1/60 sec @ f:16

Two Bowens Bo-Lites, both with silver honeycomb & barndoors. Mainlight at Rembrandt (45° and 45°) keylight over my right shoulder feathered towards the camera. Shadow fill with a 36″ square silver reflector from the left.
Pentax *istD dSLR, SMC Pentax-M 50mm f:1.4 lens.
1/60 sec @ f:16

Two Bowens Bo-Lites, both with silver honeycomb & barndoors. Mainlight at Rembrandt (45° and 45°) keylight over my right shoulder feathered towards the camera. Shadow fill with a 36″ square silver reflector from the left.
Pentax *istD dSLR, SMC Pentax-M 50mm f:1.4 lens.
1/60 sec @ f:16
Two Bowens Bo-Lites, both with silver honeycomb & barndoors. Mainlight at Rembrandt (45° and 45°) background light behind me .
Pentax *istD dSLR, SMC Pentax-M 85mm f:2 lens.
1/60 sec @ f:11
Two Bowens Bo-Lites, both with silver honeycomb & barndoors. Mainlight at Rembrandt (45° and 45°) background light behind me .
Pentax *istD dSLR, SMC Pentax-M 85mm f:2 lens.
1/60 sec @ f:11

Two Bowens Bo-Lite heads, main light with 18″ softbox at 45° to subject 45° angle to create the triangle of light on the left eye. 36″ square silver reflector fill. Second head with silver honeycomb/barndoors as a keylight. Self-Portrait.

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About Darrell Larose

I am a highly motivated self confessed techno-geek. While rooted in traditional analog photography, I have embraced the new technologies in photography. I am just as comfortable under the dark cloth of a large-format view camera, as I am with a digital camera. I can produce award winning photographs within the darkroom, or from a digital-desktop. With 40 years of photography as a both hobby, and over 30 in the professional arena I have always produced. I am self-taught in the digital media, I have been a PhotoShop user since 1995 (version 2.5) I found the transition fairly seamless due to my long experience in labs. I have worked within various Government photo units, including the Forensic Photo Section of the RCMP, as well as various professional labs. I can easily converse with a police forensic photographer as I can with a wedding sports or commercial photographer. I have worked for several of Ottawa’s top photographers. I have worked at several pro labs. As well as many years in photo retail.
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One Response to Self-Portrait revisited

  1. shashi says:

    hi
    these were great shots, can you suggest a link or a blog where it has been done showing how to set up the camera and lights.
    regards
    shashi

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