Bernadette III by Simon Carter
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Bernadette III

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65mm · f/5.6 · 1/160 · ISO 160
Taken On: 
September 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 20, 2016 - 11:23am

I've long enjoyed contemporary dance and have wanted to do a shoot along those lines for ages. I finally found a time to work with dancer Bernadette Lemon. For this first shoot we kept everything very simple - a single light, very lightly processed. All about the joy of dance, in other words.

Devising a movement which looked as though Bernadette was dancing with her hair rather than just doing a standard hair flick took a little while; I think we succeeded.

Lighting was a Lencarta Superfast IGBT unit with a very short flash duration, fired from camera left through a 120cm Octa with just the front diffuser fitted.

Processing was limited to colour correction and tidying up the backdrop.

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