Archive for 'Natasha Kizmet'

Posing, a Recent Image Published in The Smoking Jacket

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I am shooting for Natasha Kizmets website on a regular basis and this image was one of several that Playboys Smoking Jacket has on their site.

Sometimes when shooting you can easily get stuck for a pose. You don’t want to repeat what you have done before. So what do you do?  I have a data base of images that I have collected from the web that I like and ...

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Another Post with notes from the editor

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Hello everybody, In the previous post Gary T Cole, said that the little sliver of ipod showing and cord was distracting. Jarmo Pohjaniemi says that Gary indicates that you cant be “a little bit pregnant”, either see all the ipod or none of it. So, I went through the set of images and found this one. So here is Natasha Kizmet holding ...
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More fun with plexi

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This shoot was done repurposing the black plexiglass from the “hollywood  icon shoot“. I set the black up against a wall this gave the reflection. For the white back ground set the white plexiglass and placed two heads behind it.  This gave the even white back drop with the added benefit of adding subtle hi-light edges to the body.  The main light was a ring ...

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Lighting for mood

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A recent image I took of Natasha Kizmet. Using a zoom spot with GOBO as the main and two edge lights, both with 20 degree grids and with my new prototype Hi-lightdiscs (step-down rings) gelled for warmth. Adjustments for effect on the saturation that completed the overall noir affect.

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Fun with an Icon

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Happy Posing Accident

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The other day I was shooting Natasha Kizmet for her website and we were taking a break. I just had her twisted and contorted for the previous shot and it was towards the end of a long day. I broke my “a” camera earlier (more on this later). and we were both chatting. suddenly she shifted her leg and her hair fell just so in front of ...

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