I showed up at Ed’s studio at 9:30 with my bag of scarfs and gloves, clothes on hangers, cameras (always have a spare in case of a malfunction) and new 50mm lens. We pinned fabric curtains in the window, moved chairs around and talked about potential poses before Harley arrived.
Harley , who is truly wonderful, was our model today. Always on time, upbeat personality, easy to work with, beautiful, what more could you want?
After experimenting on my cat and dog I was anxious to try out my new camera lens on a real person. After the first few photos, with some adjustments, I could see the images on my camera were nice and sharp in limited light, much better than my old zoom lens.
Both of these photo were taken using available window light, one facing south and the other west.
It’s always fun working with another artist, the collaboration of ideas expands the potential to get great shots exponentially.
Now to get the images off the card and start painting-