We have Sera for this final portrait of this Drink and Click series. Shot at the Spirit of Texas Brewstillery in Pflugerville, Texas. I mentioned that location yesterday, and you’ll notice the same textured metal wall I used for Kirtana.
We are closer to the wall in this photo, and you’ll notice the texture of the galvanized metal. It’s not a conventional background for a portrait. But I think it works well, especially in black and white.
I often shoot portraits at about 1/80 of a second. In a dark area, I slow down the shutter even more. That’s to maximize image quality by using a lower ISO.
Sera was an experienced model with poses flowing smoothly from one to another. I discovered in our first go-around that some of the photos had more motion blur than I liked. I did a second series of portraits that worked out well, shot at 1/125th of a second. Luckily, there was adequate lighting to support higher shutter speeds.
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