All great portraits involve concept creation - what is the vision? How will that narrative be conveyed?
Once that is established the styling of the outfit, accessories, hair, make-up and the location have to support the vision, so the pictures make sense to the viewer.
My daughter loves this style of clothing. She is fluent in Italian and spends most of her time in Switzerland and Italy, so this was the perfect portait shoot for her.
Working with her on how to stand, how to hold her head, her arms and use her hands was very important as that also, was part of the story line.
The choice of Ringling Museum in Sarasota Florida as the setting, completed the vision of how she wanted to express herself photographically...
For more information on creating portaits, please contact me here.