Old Hollywood Glamour

Submitted to Nostalgia Last Hot on 13 Jan 2009 in Nostalgia
Uploaded 1 Jul 2008 — 14 favorites
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© Brian Wilson
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I was studying lighting techniques from the 1920's through the 50's in Hollywood portrait lighting.

Nicole (the wonderful model and friend here) loves the flapper era, so we shot with Clara Bow & Louise Brooks in mind (also a bit of Greta Garbo and Jean Harlow). The lighting ended up a little more very late 20's and 30's, but we were both happy with the results! She did such a good job with some of the dramatic gestures the "starlets" made! I actually had a book open to a vintage shot of Clara Bow in plain sight for both of us, just for inspiration!

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  • Frederic Frognier

    Frederic Frognier (Deleted) gave props (1 Jul 2008):

    Great work! Love the lighting and the pose

  • David Eastham

    David Eastham gave props (2 Jul 2008):

    I agree with Fred.

  • Brian Wilson

    Brian Wilson   said (2 Jul 2008):

    Thanks Frederic, David & Jack! I had so much fun with this shoot!

  • Tesha Farlow

    Tesha Farlow gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    love this excellent expression. definately hit the retro vibe.

  • Barry Gregory

    Barry Gregory said (12 Aug 2008):

    You certainly achieved your goal this is a great shot.

  • Brian Wilson

    Brian Wilson   said (24 Aug 2008):

    Thanks so much Tesha, Barry & Tony! I really appreciate the kind words!

  • Chessaddict *

    Chessaddict * gave props (17 Sep 2008):

    As I told before, it's my favorite...Fantastic ! :)

  • Chessaddict *

    Chessaddict * said (10 Jan 2009):

    CONGRATULATIONS !!! :)

  • Spectre Photo

    Spectre Photo gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    This is so inspiring!! I'm just crazy about this! :)

  • Brian Wilson

    Brian Wilson   said (14 Jan 2009):

    Thanks so much ChessAddy & Spectre Photo!

  • Shannon Tunks

    Shannon Tunks gave props (17 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful lighting! Very nice shot!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (19 May 2009):

    Wonderful shot

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (26 Jun 2009):

    This is fantastic!!

  • Rob Case

    Rob Case gave props (27 Jun 2009):

    Really well done. I'd say you and Nicole hit the "look" perfectly.

  • Kimm

    Kimm (Deleted) gave props (28 Jun 2009):

    love it!

  • Chessaddict *

    Chessaddict * gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    Hey, how are you? Back to vote here!! :)

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