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Another Steampunk shoot …


End of last year Tobias and I shot a small Steam-Punk collective in the studio.  My idea was to shoot in the style of Nadar but I ended up using lots of retro film filters as a Lightroom plugin and having some fun with a affects.

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Félix Nadar



There is a photographer that has fascinated me for years “Félix Nadar”. Félix Nadar was the pseudonym of  ”Gaspard-Félix Tournachon” born in April 1820 in Paris and died in March 1910. Nadar was a photographer, and a friend of the painters, writers, and intellectuals in Paris during the time of Napoleon III. As an early pioneer of portrait photography he developed lighting concepts that are the basis studio work today. Earlier this year we were in Avignon and stumbled across a museum with an exhibit of over 100 of his photos, you can’t imagine how ecstatic I was to actually see his work up close ….



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