For a while now I have been thinking about producing a portrait project with friends. My idea is to use the close-up lens to see my subjects under and from a different angle altogether. I want to go past the normal approach and to examine skin, wrinkles and facial hair.
I have finally started and here are the first shots. I must say I am pleased with the initial results even if the light went wrong, or I went wrong, at times during the session.
The portraits are stark and gritty, which is what I had originally in mind. It remains to be seen how it evolves and also if I can sustain the spirit of the project to high standard. I hope so.