Photo Daily: Frances Floating Jackknife

Frances Floating Jackknife ©2006

Frances Floating Jackknife ©2006

The models I collaborate with make such wonderful shapes when I’m photographing them. Like this one of Frances. It’s a simple jackknife pose, but I love the slight bit of camera movement that gives it a sense of flight.

I am drawn to the lines of this, almost sprouting in a V-shape. A graceful zig-zag pattern of femininity.

I was photographing Frances under black light during this shoot. That deep blue light tends to exaggerate the contrast of an image. And when I tone the blue to sepia, the contrast remains, but it’s a little more natural looking than blue skin. Another way to experiment with light.

Frances and I always enjoy trying things that are a little unusual from a creative standpoint. And even though the resulting image looks like normal lighting, there are some subtle differences that we both find interesting.

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