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Professional Leica S2 Workshop, Captured with an OM-D

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by adic88, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. adic88

    adic88 Mu-43 Regular

    May 25, 2012
    Originally published on my blog, reprinting here to share with the M43 community.

    I've never shot photographs in a studio before; so when the opportunity arose to attend a Leica S2 workshop conducted by Darren Centofanti, modelled by Corinne Adrienne, it was too good to pass up. One of those happy coincidences when work aligned with interest; i needed to see how such a workshop was conducted, and why it would appeal to a particular audience segment. I got my wish.

    Darren was an enthusiastic coach: he kept things simple to understand, he didn't use jargons, just straightforward, "do this and do this and you'll be fine" pointers. What works in a studio environment, how the S2 performs, and how to handle a professional model.

    The model, Corinne Adrienne, had a ton of experience and it showed: instinctively, she knew how to move her face, tilting it in a variety of positions ever so slightly in order to give Darren the shot he wanted. The light play on her remarkably sharp features were incredible; before this i would never have guessed how much effort, aforethought and talent it takes to be a professional model. The better the model, the easier the photographer's job, the better the photos. And good she is.

    You can view the full photoset here, including some incredible shots taken with the Leica S2 (the resolution is amazing, with a Summarit 70mm) Leica S2 Workshop - a set on Flickr

    All shots below taken with an Olympus OM-D, 45mm f1.8 and 14mm f2.5

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