My First Production – Chicago
The week before last I was in Chicago: the city where I put together my first complete photo production as an amateur. It was about a decade ago I guess. And the shoot wasn’t really for anything, but it sure was a lot of work. I had to secure this old historical society home. A friend of my aunt let me use completely vintage outfits. I found a model, makeup and hair. It was a busy day and a tight schedule.
I shot these with a Hasselbad 500c with slide film (maybe Fuji Astia). The first shot is natural light coming through a tree with a medium size reflector. The second shot I believe is an white umbrella on a Calumet Travelite to appear like window light.
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Michael Creagh is a New York Fashion Photographer specializing in Advertising, catalogs, magazines, models and editorial work. Check out his international award winning photography at the websites and blogs above.