Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Photo Manipulation | Elements [EARTH]

Behold:  The epic[ish] conclusion and recap!

This was actually the first basic concept that solidified in the brainstorming process, as well as the first set-up we did.  

Since I knew we'd be shooting in an abandoned area, I thought of how to use the space for "earth," even if now, I realize it would've been a ton easier (and made a lot more sense) if we'd just gone out and shot in the woods somewhere.  Ha.  Groundbreaking, I know.  But at the time, considering my surroundings, I loved the idea of the outside growing in.   


"...as the editing progressed, I loved even more the idea of a "Tree of Life" in the midst of dead surroundings."

And there ya have it.  Here's Earth!....and Air, and Fire, and Water.


[ E A R T H ]






The Models:  Rachel Carithers, Gloria Dortch
The Stuff:  Canon 5D Mkiii, Canon 580 EXii Speedlite, Westcott Rapidbox w/ beauty dish reflector plate, Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
The Partners in Crime:  Aimee Burchard, Nathan DeWild, Logan Foll, Matt Hadley, Jonathan Morua, Ricky Oliveras, Brandan Roberts


4 comments:

  1. These are amazing as always Tanya. And your team seems pretty awesone too.

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  2. Earth is my favorite, then water. If you every want to do fun stuff with mountains come out to Yosemite! I'll show you around!

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    1. Oh goodness, that would be so insanely awesome!! One day I'll take you up on it; I've only been to Glacier point and seen the view briefly, but I definitely want to go in and around everything :-D Haha, and I'm not sure which one is my favorite, but I love how the colors in Earth turned out most definitely.

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  3. The "water" concept stole my heart from day one. ;) Great job on the whole series!

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