"The difference between a great portrait and an ordinary portrait is the experience."
Providing pop-up portraits for attendees is a great way to add something unique and custom to your event.
This isn't a photo booth...
My pop-up portrait studio is all about making your guests/attendees feel like they are total rock stars! These portraits are unique to each individual. They can be as simple as a solid-colored backdrop or if the event calls for it a completely custom set. It's perfect for everything from birthday parties to corporate events and everything in between. These creative portraits of your friends/attendees are captured on-site and delivered to them within minutes via the attendee's email.
This particular event was the Best Buddies of Tennessee Annual Gala! State Director, Will Macon, is an amazing human being and a big proponent of making Best Buddies events fun, memorable, and beneficial. The event was hosted at the Factory at Franklin. I've been photographing Best Buddies events for years, and this event gave The Portrait Experience the largest space we had yet! With the additional space, I was able to set up too large canvas backdrops and also accommodate some much larger groups.
Lighting for this shoot primarily consisted of a continuous light modified with a large white shoot-through umbrella. This gave me a great even base layer to work off of when adding in a second light. My second light was a Godox AD 200 Pro, modified with a large umbrella and diffusion fabric, and was placed camera left about 45 degrees from my subject(s). Another Godox AD 200 Pro, modified with a medium umbrella and diffusion fabric was placed on a rolling light stand which allowed me to easily adjust the placement and create more moody images for specific shots. On occasion, I did add in a V-Flat to bounce (or subtract) light when needed.
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