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Musician profile picture, for Isabel Stone  https://www.reverbnation.com/isabelstone   Shot in a studio with my Nikon D800 and 1 speedlight. Images taken at Creative Labs Baltimore.  http://www.createbmore.com  Isabel is photographed with her Oscar Schmidt Autoharp   http://www.oscarschmidt.com/products/autoharps  Edit with Lightroom and Photoshop. Extra attention is applied to the tattoo wISDSC_9601.jpg



This is an example of Rembrandt Lighting. Most of Rembrandt’s portraits utilize this style.   https://www.wikiart.org/en/rembrandt    wTDDSC_9282.jpgIt is a simple idea, so simple that Rembrandt could make it happen with only the light of nature, the sun, candles and fire. The effect is to create a small triangle of light under one eye on one check that is mostly in shadow. A really nice dramatic effect and draws the eye. Model Taylor is helping create this style by slightly tilting her head. The jewelry she is wearing is by     https://hotrodsenchantedcrafts.com/


I recently got to play a little while with a constant ring light in a small studio setting at Creative Labs in Baltimore, MD    http://www.createbmore.com   The image is one of the ones I considered to be most successful – a nice soft even light.  I found like many other photographers that the reflection of the ring light in the eye is quite annoying and a tad bit difficult to remove in Photoshop. The model for my test was Danielle, one of the studio’s regulars. Shot with my Nikon D800 – the only light was the  https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1398777-REG/neewer_10088612_18_ring_light_with.html constant ring lamp.wDDDSC_9267.jpg