Corporate Headshot Session, Mike Healey, Esq.

Corporate Headshot Session, Mike Healey, Esq.

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Corporate Headshot Session, Mike Healey, Esq.

Mike Healey, Esq., was to be featured in an article in Modern Counsel magazine and required photography to accompany the article. When we discussed his needs, he wanted a style of photography that was a little more creative than the conventional corporate headshot. For any photographer, including myself, that was music to my ears.

We arranged to meet at a facility I had never visited before, which meant I had to cover all the bases as I did not know what lighting condition I would find.

I opted to take a very mobile lighting setup, two shoot-through umbrellas, a set of wireless triggers, and Canon 580 EX II strobes. For a lens, there was only one choice, Canon EF 85mm f/1.2 – the ultimate portrait lens -but just in case I had to work at a distance, I brought along my trusty EF 70mm to 200mm f/2.8 on my backup body.

When we walked into the venue, I discarded any idea of using secondary light sources because there were walls of glass windows, and it was super bright. This lighting was beautiful, and I knew it would be especially so when the EF85mm lens was wide open. And so, Mike and I set to work using natural light.

As is customary, the magazine editor edited the photos to fit the article’s design and presentation.

I thought you might like to see some other images from the shoot.

Enjoy.