Performer: Diva Diverse Studio
Genre: Arabian, Caribbean and Hawaiian dance performances
Venue: Shiraz Restaurant in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
I recently did a short promotional video for DeMar Thompson, who is a personal fitness trainer in Toronto. I have done several photo shoots with fitness competitors and personal trainers in the past. This is one of my first fitness-related videos. Check it out below:
I have been very busy this summer and I finally had some free time last weekend. So I asked Ashley to come out for a quick test shoot. When we drove to the shooting location it was pouring rain and the thought of going back crossed my mind. However thanks to Ashley’s insistence of sticking around and we were able to capture a few shots after the rain and before it gets too dark.
Spring has finally arrived and its time to take advantage of the warmer outdoor weather. I recently shot with Kate, who moved from the UK to Canada to start her acting career. In order to keep the picture as natural as possible, I opt for minimal retouching as seen below. I simply clean up her skin and apply dodging and burning to bring out her facial features. For all you techies out there, the image was shot with a canon 5d mk2 with a sigma 50 1.4 using natural light.
The concept of this makeup shoot is red, in contrast to the cold and white Canadian winter that we are having here. Model was Joyce and make up and hair were done by Karol. The lighting setup is very simple – one light positioned left of the camera. The background was a wall that I turn into white during post-processing.
The original plan was to shoot outdoor during sunset, but it was a cloudy day and there was barely any sunlight coming through. So I decided to switch gear and do some simple head shots instead. The model is Dora and she has an angular face that I want to capture. The setup is just one light on camera right. Post processing includes my usual routine of skin cleanup and some d&b to enhance highlight and shadow Here are a few shots that I like: