Here Come "The Knuckles"..

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© Ahmed Roberson
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Today, I received my "Studio Kit", and wanted to give it a test shot.

This was taken in my living room with my black backdrop, and one Vivitar 285HV firing directly into a Large Softbox (camera right at 1/16th power).

It was shot using my Tokina 12-24mm (at 17mm?) with his fist really close to my lens, and I think it came out nice! I did a quick 3-step "secret sauce" edit, and BAM!!!

Although I am mainly an "on-location" shooter, I am really thinking of getting into the "Studio" world, but I'll be adding my own twist..as you can see.

This is my younger brother, and he actually is an amateur boxer, so there is a bit of truth to the picture ;-)

If all goes well with this studio plan, I will be opening my first portrait studio in June of 09!!!!

Tomorrow, I pick up my studio lights!!!

I hope that works out well too!!

Anyway, as always, I really do hope you like my shot!!

16 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (27 Mar 2009):

    I love your shot!! Good luck on opening your studio. I mostly do location work too.

  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (27 Mar 2009):

    great shot and you'll love studio work

  • Tammy Espino

    Tammy Espino gave props (27 Mar 2009):

    Fantastic dof and catpure!

  • JS Daniel

    JS Daniel gave props (27 Mar 2009):

    Good shot! Good luck with the studio!!!

  • Ahmed Roberson

    Ahmed Roberson said (28 Mar 2009):

    Thanks so much you guys!!!
    I got my studio lights today, but one soft-box set was incomplete (D'oh!!!), so I will have to wait until Monday to really start getting into it.
    Either way, it should be fun!!!
    I will post as I grow!!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    Wonderful shot, Ahmed! I am so glad to see your work on JPG again. Don't forget about us when you are famous. There is no doubt in my mind that you hold success in the palm of your hand.

  • Ahmed Roberson

    Ahmed Roberson said (28 Mar 2009):

    Thank you so much as always Judy!!! IF I EVER become famous, my JPG family will ALWAYS be in my credits!!! ;-)

  • Serge Camp

    Serge Camp said (29 Mar 2009):

    nice tones... and light...

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    It's great to see a new photo from you Ahmed : ). I know that you have been very busy with projects and hope that they are coming along well. I look forward to seeing more of your studio photos which no doubt will be really good with your special twist on them : )

  • Richard Johnson

    Richard Johnson   gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    I think it rocks! Love this shot.

  • George Leontaras

    George Leontaras gave props (2 Apr 2009):

    Exellent shot strong photo...bravo ;- )

  • Nicole DeVita

    Nicole DeVita gave props (8 Apr 2009):

    Love the shot!! Great work!!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (11 Apr 2009):

    excellent work A! well done!

  • chris s.

    chris s. gave props (5 Jul 2009):

    awesome, Ahmed. you'll be an excellent studio photographer!

  • Louie

    Louie gave props (12 Jul 2009):

    Great image!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (2 Jul 2010):

    love it!

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