Epic Portrait \\ Actress Mariska Hargitay

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Mariska Hargitay – March 13th 2013

The Gear

Lens: Nikor 58mm f/1.2

Camera: Nikon D800

Light Sources: 1 Einstein 640 WS by Paul C. Buff

Light Modifiers: Paul C Buff Parabolic Light Modifier

Technique: 3 Shot Brenizer Method

The Goal

Epic Portrait \\ Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta

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Leon Panetta – December 18th 2012

The Gear

Lens: Sigma 35 1.4 

Camera: Nikon D800

Light Sources: 1 Einstein 640 WS by Paul C. Buff

Light Modifiers: Paul C Buff Parabolic Light Modifier

The Goal

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epic portrait \\ michael phelps

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Michael Phelps – September 19th 2012

The Gear

Lens: Noct-Nikkor 58mm f/1.2

Lens ND Filter: B+W 103

Camera: Nikon D800

Technique: 3 shot Brenizer Method

Light Sources: 1 Einstein 640 WS by Paul C. Buff

Light Modifiers: Paul C Buff