Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video The photo shoot, part 2, part of Narrative Portraiture: Portraits of Two Texas Artists.
After capturing a number of different photographs of Charles, I wanted to make…some other pictures as well.…You know one things that I like about photography is that it gives you an excuse…to bring people together, and I wanted to capture some pictures of Keith and his…wife, Pat, as well as Charles.…I wanted to get some photographs of them together, because they've been friends…for a long time, and so often you capture those photographs of friends where…they're kind of standing next to each other and they're smiling.…There are a little bit more like snapshots.…Rather than creating a snapshot, I wanted to almost construct a picture.…
Earlier, I'd notice these interesting ladders in this courtyard, so I asked them to…come into that space and just to stand in different positions. Again, I was…interested in creating a picture that included these three people at first, but…in a way that they were separate.…After capturing that frame, I wanted to bring them together. I wanted that…closeness as well, so I asked them to stand close to each other and at that…
In this installment, Chris travels to Texas to visit two artists: David Cargill, a Beaumont sculptor who works with bronze and marble, and Charles Stagg, another Beaumont sculptor but in recycled and found materials. Chris takes their portraits and spends time discussing the composition and lighting in each session.
Chris also reviews the photos he took, and discusses the gear he used and the lessons he learned while visiting with and photographing these artists.
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Narrative Portraiture: On Location in New York Citywith Chris Orwig1h 30m Appropriate for all
Narrative Portraiture: On Location in New York with Rodney Smithwith Chris Orwig1h 51m Appropriate for all
1. Artist Portrait: David Cargill
2. Artist Portrait: Charles Stagg
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