I had the opportunity recently to photograph local New Orleans dancer Nasheeka Nedsreal. Besides the obvious fact that she is simply beautiful, Nasheeka was a joy to work with. More photos, and shooting notes after the jump.
All images were taken with relatively the same lighting setup:
On most of the shots, a 3 light setup was used. One mono-light was fired from a boom arm, camera right/overhead, through a large octobox. To give Sheeka a bit of separation from the white background, the second mono-light was fired from camera left and behind the subject, through a 20° grid. The third light was shot from camera right and about waist high, through a small softbox to give the pants a bit of definition.
The head-shot and lean-in pose were both shot using only the first two lights described above.
All clothing designed and provided by Amanda deLeon Clothing.
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