Portrait of a Science Teacher

I have been planning to make a portrait of this new science teacher for a few months now- Its the old story of never enough time and its hard to set up something that works in the schedule. We had discussed doing an environmental portrait out on the ocean with sea kayaks, a hobby of his. I was thinking it over a few days ago, and realized that if we shot at the school, there would be more opportunities in the near future. I thought of doing a portrait in the new theater that has been build, then a flash of an idea came to me. How about in the open air atrium with him in the air filling the space? I asked around and borrowed a mini trampoline, and got a tech guy to stand in for a composition test. From a low angle with the 10mm fish eye lens, I could fit in a lot of the building and have the person fill the fame. Two lights were used- one powered down 1/4 and the other down to 1/32 power. No modifiers were used, this is bare flash as essentially this is like an outdoors shoot anyways.

Science teacher jumping in the air

Science teacher jumping in the air

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