Portraits are my favorite to shoot. I took these in Bannack Ghost Town, in Montana.
Shot in the Saloon, using continuous light. In post, I raised the warmth, exposure and contrast, smoothed her skin, and enhanced her eyes. The photo was noisy, so I used photoshops reduce noise filter to make it have less noise.
Shot in the Hotel, using Einstein Strobes. In post, I raised the exposure and shadows, creating a nice glow on his face.
Shot in a building near the river, using a reflector. In post, I edited his skin to make it smoother, removed the blemishes and his scar. I enhanced his eyes as well as cleaned up his eyebrows. I also raised the exposure and shadows.
Shot by the river, using speedlights. In post, I dropped the highlights, raised the shadows and clarity. I used the adjustment brush to smooth out her skin and to enhance the eyes.
Shot in the Saloon, using continuous light and a reflector. In post, I warmed up the photo as well as dropped the whites and highlights. I upped the contrast, clarity, and exposure.
Shot in Hotel, using Einstein Strobes. In post, I edited out a pole that was coming out of his head. I raised the shadows, warmed it up a bit and increased the vibrance. I used the adjustment brush to dodge and burn areas on his face as well as smooth the skin.
Shot in the school, although I was not using any light source other than the natural window light. In post, I dropped the highlights, vibrance and whites, raised the shadows, clarity and contrast.
This photo was shot in the Mead Hotel with Einstein Strobes. In post, I raised the shadows to 100% and upped the exposure and vibrance. I smoothed out her skin and enhanced the eyes using the adjustment tool.