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One more photo from session with Thomas and Emmily

This is one more photo from the same session with Thomas and Emmily:

Thomas and Emily

This picture was planned, based on several advertisement photos. It’s not a copy of any specific picture, but I had a particular image in my mind which I tried to create. I’ve got what I wanted and I like the result. Even though the concept might be arguable with sunglasses shown in the darkness 🙂


Photography studio found

I had an issue with a place for taking studio photos. I’ve done it at home for some time but it wasn’t a good option. I have too little space, and reflections from walls create a color cast on the pictures. I photographed in some places abroad, but I didn’t have a good place in Belgium that I could use regularly.

Finally I found a studio near Mechelen and tried it last Sunday. The location is good – not too far from Leuven (less than 40 minutes by car), close to a railway station (though small one), and close to Mechelen too. Also good that it’s large enough and have high ceiling. Very good price; and rather good selection of backgrounds. The only imperfection is that the lighting kit could have been better, and selection of softboxes/light modifiers isn’t large. But that isn’t a big issue taking into account the items I could bring myself in addition to those already in studio. It is also very convenient that the studio is accessible 24/7 via pre-paid badge system and online reservation.

One picture from that shoot:

Thomas and Emily
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