I’ve been experimenting with shooting styles lately and my current trend is minimalistic portrait work. I was able to collaborate with model Melodi signed with No Ties Mgmt and clothing pieces from Amuse Society and Somedays Lovin’ which can be purchased from http://www.shop-rica.com/
I shot these photos outdoors with a white seamless paper backdrop. The set up and timing of the shoot were probably the most important factors in this shoot. I made sure the sun was going to be completely above head at the time or just slightly offset in order for the lighting of this shoot to work. I then used a large translucent diffuser/reflector disc in order to make the sun a little less harsh and then I exposed for the skin in the camera and that gave the image a tad more depth. As for the top shadow that was casted by the fold of the seamless paper I initially was going to photoshop them out but I decided to leave it as the blemish seemed to add to my weird aesthetic.