In this class Karl wanted to experiment with two potential directions. The first was to capture our model Britanny’s incredible energy and poise as she gracefully and dynamically twists, turns and moves her body to provide expression and narrative to the images.
The first part of this class focuses on how to translate the variety of poses into a sublime almost monochromatic, blue tone photograph. Karl had opted for a particular outfit, background, colour scheme and lighting that would focus the viewers attention directly on the ‘pose’ rather than be distracted by too much colour or any other aesthetics. In this class you can follow the process, the set, the colour, lighting and posing to achieve the desired result.
In the second part of this set we move to a different theme, but same colour scheme, where we introduce flowing semi transparent fabrics as part of the composition. This addition provided it’s own challenges for the photography, assistant and model but the almost ‘cultural’ and ‘organic’ connotations of the final outcome were well worth the effort.