Self Portrait: Wolf

JPatz_20141225_3J8A5922-wolf_WebI knew it would be pushing things to try and do a wolf face and it worked better than I thought it would.  I don’t know how much of me shows through but I was able to get the parts of the face mostly lined up ok.

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Self Portrait: High Key

JPatz_20141225_3J8A5922-Edit_WebHere is a standard clamshell high key portrait of me.  I probably need to go back and increase the exposure on the lower half of my face a little but it works for now and I’ll be using it for the next two self portraits I do.  Stay tuned for the next two weeks to see what happens!

EDIT:  I need to give my mother-in-law credit!  I set up the lighting and got everything ready but she actually took this picture.  So really a portrait.  Thanks Jayne!

High Key Grunge

JPatz_20140524_3J8A3553-extracrunch-Edit_WebWhen we had friends over for dinner and games, we ran out of time taking pictures to do both high key and low key photos of everyone.  I thought it would be neat to process a couple of the high key images with a grungy/sports style.  It was hit and miss but worked out really well for a couple.  I still like the low key combo better but this reminds me of stuff I’ve seen on movie posters or promo material for Game of Thrones.

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