An old friend Kyle came in for a corporate headshot session for his realty business.
Having noticed he recently became a firefighter, I asked him to bring in his fireman uniform and equipment (along with a little charcoal to apply to his face) to try a firefighter conceptual photoshoot in a smoky environment. The results are below, and turned out far better than we have anticipated in our little play. We used a standard Halloween fogger and were aiming to go a bit dramatic. Kyle brought on the emotion and blank face
First, since the web can only show some of the detail, we’ll show a shot zoomed in to show more facial expression – especially the eyes.
Now, here are a few more full views. We couldn’t stop editing this photo, and made a few versions with different post-production treatment styles..
And last, here’s Kyle’s favorite shot.