Portrait from the past: Teresa

5 01 2011

I met Teresa in an art class in college. She modeled for me many times and despite no professional modeling experience, she was a great subject to photograph! I was studying old Hollywood glamour photos and was aiming to replicate that look during this session.

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5 01 2011
chloe

stunning!
sorry to cut our chat short today, i had a lot of paperwork to get thru xx

5 01 2011
thekingoftexas

If your aim was to replicate the old Hollywood glamour shots, you hit the bullseye dead center. Your model and your photo rival the stills from black-and-white movies such as Casablanca (Ingrid Bergman) and Gilda (Rita Hayworth)—just as beautiful and just as enigmatic, and to say the least, just as fetching. Now there’s a word rarely found in modern literature—not implying, of course, that my writing qualifies as literature.

Excelente, mi hija!

1 09 2011
Amanda

I would love to know how you lit this shot and what settings and equipment you used if you get a chance. I have wanted to replicate the dreamy/diffused look of old Hollywood portraits and never known how. Perfect shot =)

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