Photography by Ian L. Sitren

Posts tagged “model photographer

Not Shooting – Sheltering In Place

I had wanted to be shooting over the next few weeks. Sheltering in place for now.

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Wrapped In Papier Doux

Model Aristodeme naked except for wrapped in papier doux. A day we spent shooting with many unusual props and ideas. Much fun! Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. Thanks!

Aristodeme

 


Xtine At Bombay Beach

Model Xtine in our photo shoot at Bombay Beach, Salton Sea. Hasselblad Digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. Thanks!

Xtine


El Día de Muertos

El Día de Muertos photo shoot with Natalie Lyle. Makeup and hair styling also by Natalie Lyle. So very outstanding!

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My Buddy Randalene

I do not know how many times I photographed Randalene Sergent. I first photographed her for a feature in Iron Man Magazine for Bodybuilding.com. I remember being speechless, she was so breathtakingly beautiful as I looked through the camera.  We became steadfast friends and I went on to photograph her for more magazine features, advertising, company promotions and fashion editorials. Makeup and hair styling in this photo shoot by another of my steadfast best buddies, Natalie Lyle.

Randalene Sergent


Bombay Beach Posing With Xtine

Xtine posing in our photo shoot at Bombay Beach at the Salon Sea, One of my all time favorite models at one of my all time favorite places. Xtine, a professional model at over 6 ft tall and a superb photographer herself. Video shot on a Fujifilm X-Series camera. Photo shoot with a Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting.


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Edgy Fashion Instax

Just too fun! Instant photographs from my shoot with Shauna Toerner. Actually shot about fifty. Love the look and so simple.

And as for Shauna Toerner in front of the camera…. Just Wow! Love her and will be showing more from our shoot soon.

Including more of the Fujifilm Instax instant photos, the photos from the shoot itself on Hasselblad digital and Broncolor lighting. Some video too! Makeup and Hair Styling by the ever impressive Natalie Lyle. Thanks!

Shauna In The Corner


Hasselblad Likes It

I like it when they like it! I shoot Hasselblad digital camera systems and Broncolor lighting. Only the best! But even better when the wonderful Catherine Kwong likes it!

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Thrift Shop Chic

Thrift Shop Chic… The wardrobe for our photo shoot was all thrift shop. A true model creative…. Amber Flowers.

Photoshoot notes… Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. Thanks!

Amber Flowers

 


Movement Dance

With the incredible professional dancer and model VikTory. Every movement a work of art. Photo shoot notes… The beautiful makeup and hair styling by Natalie Lyle. Hasselblad digital camera system. Lighting by Broncolor with the Move 1200L Pack and Para 133 reflector.

Viktory


Softbox Dilemma

I always have problems getting the softbox together. Lucky for me my model Amber Flowers knew exactly what to do with it. Shot on Hasselblad digital and Broncolor lighting.

Amber Flowers

 


Gasp In Awe

There are those who know how to captivate the camera. You look through the viewfinder and as they move hit the pose, you slightly gasp in awe and press the shutter button. Such is Maria Bertrand.
 
Makeup and Hair Styling by the incredibly talented Blanche LeBeau. Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. Always the best! Thanks!
Maria Bertrand

It Is Intriguing

What is there at Bombay Beach at the Salton Sea? It is intriguing…

Xtine At Bombay Beach

Model Xtine. Hasselblad digital camera system. Broncolor lighting.


Is There Something There?

She has me looking back over my shoulder. Something there? Photo shoot at the Salton Sea with model XtIne. Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. Thanks!

Xtine At Salton Sea


Torn Up

A little torn up but all good for sure! Amber Flowers, a tremendously talented and gorgeous woman. Her styling design made it such a great outstanding photo shoot! Photo shoot notes… Hasselblad digital camera system (H4D-40) and Broncolor lighting (Para 133).

Amber Flowers


The Joys Of Boating

The joys of boating at Bombay Beach at the Salton Sea with model Xtine.

Our photo shoot made so much better with the talent of an experienced and wonderful model who is also 6ft-1 in her bare feet. A Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. Thanks!

Xtine

 


Windy Modeling

Some more posing behind the scenes with model Xtine at Bombay Beach at the Salton Sea. The BTS video here was not lit. Sun directly behind her. Lighting the photo shoot was with a Broncolor white beauty dish held by my assistant with a Broncolor 1200L Move pack. I was using a Hasselblad digital camera system.

Note the very windy conditions. I have seen photographers bring soft boxes and umbrellas out here for light modifiers and try to put them on light stands. Not a good plan. The wind just turns that stuff into kites.

Another point is having a model who can pose without being micro-managed. The model will not be able to hear you over the wind noise. So your discussion of posing will all be between “takes”.


Xtine At Salton Sea

Model Xtine adding some color to the apocalyptic environment of the Salton Sea. Our photo shoot at Bombay Beach.

For my photographer friends; my Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. So here was the problem… I really wanted to use this framing of the posts with the Salton Sea directly behind her. But I also had really intense Sun directly behind her.

So a white Broncolor beauty dish to my left at about a 45 degree angle to her just outside the frame held by my assistant. Powered by a Broncolor 1200L Move pack. It was also very windy so any big light modifiers would have been a problem.

The camera was my Hasselblad H4D-40 with the Hasselblad HC 100mm f/2.2 lens.

Xtine

 


Posing Interlude

A few moments of posing interlude with Kajira during our photo shoot. The photo shoot itself done with Broncolor lighting and a Hasselblad digital camera system. The video with a Fujifilm X-T1 camera.


Dia de los Muertos

Given my choice I would much prefer Natalie Lyle at my front door for Trick or Treat! Our Dia de los Muertos photo shoot with Makeup and Hair Styling by Natalie Lyle herself.

Natalie Lyle


Golden Hour

The time at Sunrise and Sunset when the light is just right for photographs. I was asked yesterday in an interview if that is when I try to do most of my photography. The answer is yes and no. If it works out that way, ok. But more often than not it doesn’t, so you have to make it work. And especially when you have very bright hot overhead Sun much of the time.

The first step, someone gorgeous and fun in from of your camera, Maria Bertrand. Next step, an incredible Makeup and Hair Stylist, Blanche LeBeau. Third step, wonderful lighting and reliable equipment, Broncolor. Finally the superb Hasselblad digital camera system. See! Wasn’t that easy!

Maria Bertrand Poolside

 


Red Posing Fun

Some fun with Kajira posing with background sounds by Broncolor strobes. Love having her in front of the camera! The actual photo shoot done with Hasselblad digital. Behind the scenes video with a Fujifilm X-T1 camera.


Waiting?

Is she waiting or just thinking she forgot something? A train station perhaps? Hmmmmm… What do you think?

Our photo shoot with NYC fashion model Nora Zainglein. Makeup and Hair styling by the extraordinaire Estee Lauder artist, Blanche LeBeau. Somewhere in downtown Los Angeles with a Hasselblad digital camera system and Broncolor lighting. Assisted by the too much fun, Harmoni Everett. Only the best!

Nora Zainglein