Tuesday, June 15, 2010

A not so Fast Eddie



This is Fast Eddie and as we see here, there is nothing fast about him in this portrait. He is relaxed while being very regal.
All kidding aside, I wanted to hold on to the power and heroic feel of my more pastoral work and have it translate just as well in an indoor setting . In the last three portraits, I took away the outdoor background and added a drape and painterly back ground. The strength in the subject is still there and style is consistent.

Doing portraits this way gives me the ability to do them though out the year and not have worry about weather conditions like I had to in the past.

Recently, I had the opportunity to photograph @oscarfrenchienyc He is a french bulldog with a sweet, playful demeanor and social medi...