Drummer Boy

© John H. Siskin

Drummer Boy

M.Christine Duncan 4/16/2009 11:18:54 AM

Wow, a great portrait, I'm sure your client was pleased! He looks as if he's looking up to see if he still has an audience, lol. This looks like a simple portrait, but I'm sure capturing the right moment with a little one, plus getting the right light was still complicated. What was used for light? #1114558

Melissa Gurdus 4/16/2009 11:25:42 AM

Outstanding portrait of this adorable little guy taken with great side lighting, soft shadow, fine detail and great background, John!! This has to be the perfect shot for your client!!! #7411305

John H. Siskin 4/16/2009 6:43:20 PM

Hi Christine & Melissa,
Thanks for your interest. This shot was particularly fun because I have a great subject and because he has an interesting approach to the drum. I really enjoyed working with this client. Most of the shots were simple product shots, but the kid shots were a lot of fun! Most of them were used with the clothing line on the site. Itís great when you can have such a good time with a client. I used one large light source, a light panel/umbrella combination on camera left and a second light with a smaller umbrella.
Thanks, John Siskin
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Shelly A. Van Camp 5/9/2009 8:03:45 PM

Very cute! #7504186

John H. Siskin 5/9/2009 9:15:55 PM

Hi Shelly,
When things are working right I have the best job in the world!
Thanks, John Siskin #7504275

Ivan Chacon 5/15/2011 10:38:19 PM

Great image! :) #9406435

John H. Siskin 5/17/2011 3:46:58 PM

Thanks Ivan! Please check out my class here at BetterPhoto. John #9409305

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Description

Shot for a client, Rhythm Child, that makes drums and clothing products for children.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/90 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 40.00 mm, Model: Kodak DCS Pro 14n

Uploaded on 12/15/2007 3:01:45 PM


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