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A bit of Water equals awesomeness

A few weeks ago I decided to revisit an old concept I had tried a few years back. Due to some photo mishaps, those shots have since been lost. Determined to take another stab at recreating those shots, A friend and I decided to ask a model to pose for us while we tossed water at her. Below are some of the more successful shots. 

Model: Nicolette Grenier

Cameras used: Sony A7

Lens: Sonnar T* FE 55mm F1.8 ZA 

Model: Nicolette Grenier

Cameras used: Sony A7

Lens: Sonnar T* FE 55mm F1.8 ZA 

To be honest, we had a lot of outtakes when it came to creating these photographs. If you think about it, to ask a model to stand still while we tossed water on her sounds easy, but the reality is that there were a lot of closed eyes, and crazy faces that came out of this concept! haha As far as lighting goes, we used one strobe diffused with a softbox. 

Model: Nicolette Grenier

Cameras used: Sony A7

Lens: Sonnar T* FE 55mm F1.8 ZA 

Model: Nicolette Grenier

Cameras used: Sony A7

Lens: Sonnar T* FE 55mm F1.8 ZA 

Apart from the water shots, we thought it would be a good idea to take a few portraits before and after. When it came to editing these specific photos, I had originally envisioned them in color. After some thought and editing, I found that Black and White fit these photos better. 

Model: Nicolette Grenier

Cameras used: Sony A7

Lens: Sonnar T* FE 55mm F1.8 ZA 

Lastly, we wrapped up the shoot with a creative twist. Placing a window frame in front of the model while wetting it down, with the light directed towards her side as to laminated both window and subject, we found that we were able to create photos that not only captured the element of water, but added a unique flavor of emotion. as well.

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