Photography, Fine Art, Wet Plate Collodion, Alternative photography

Neda R. Bric – new Striptiz portrait

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neda r. bric foto 20090505_9917
Neda R. Bric is a theater director in Mladinsko gledališče. In this picture she is portrayed on a bicycle – a requisite of the theater show about brothers Rusjan, Slovenian flight pioneers. Portrait commissioned by Mladina for Striptiz creative portrait rubric.

For this picture I’ve selectively illuminated her on the bicycle with a torch. I made something like 8 exposures, but on the end I’ve chose three. One that looked 90% perfect I used as a background. On that I add a second layer with a flashed face and expression and third layer was the exhaust pipe that was not so good on the background layer. I also changed color temperature of the exhaust into orange.

Neda R. Bric PS: I’ve just realized that layer of exhaust was set to normal blending mode, whereas it’s much better screen for upper part of exhaust and lighten for bottom part of exhaust. Here it’s the result and you compare. Small, but important difference. If I do a photoshop montage I want it perfect. flight


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  1. O dbest! 🙂


    16 May, 2009 at 01:04

  2. Hm, malo nekonstruktiven komentar sem dal ob začetnem navdušenju..
    Deluje mi kot konglomerat novega, modernega (zaradi barv in kovin) in starega, morda celo ruralnega (zaradi bicikla). Je pa to slikano na odru, ne?
    Ma, super je.


    16 May, 2009 at 01:06

  3. thx Klemen!
    Ja, je na odru. Celo tisti del rdeči krog je del bicikla. Ko se začne vse vrteti vsak del povzroča določen zvok in zadeva je uglašana s strani nevemkaterega člana skupine The Stroj.

    Yes, it’s on stage and even that red circle in the back is part of the bicycle. When everything starts to turn every piece make sound and the machine is tuned in by a membr of The Stroj band.

    Borut Peterlin

    16 May, 2009 at 07:22

  4. NE-ME-JEBAT huda fotka, zdej si me zrajcal da se bom spet začel igrat z baterijami in lučkami, hvala ti 😀

    p.s.: je pa res da brez PSja nebi šlo


    16 May, 2009 at 09:46

  5. že cela razstava Striptiz je odlična, ta fotka pa je še pika na “i“. čestitke še enkrat!


    16 May, 2009 at 11:26

  6. Vrhunska!


    17 May, 2009 at 08:38

  7. res odlično!

    Matjaž Očko

    17 May, 2009 at 11:32

  8. Zares vrhunska!

    denis zupan

    17 May, 2009 at 21:11

  9. This portrait remainded me why I love your work. :):):)


    18 May, 2009 at 12:43

  10. Za je pa res estetska, za na steno!


    19 May, 2009 at 21:44

  11. Zgornja fotka je megaaaaa! noro!! 🙂


    22 May, 2009 at 21:14

  12. Very nice work!
    Only, in the description below the photo you write ‘brothers Rusjan, Slovenian fight pioneers’. I think that should be ‘flight pioneers’…


    24 June, 2009 at 04:54

  13. UUUPSSS! Thx cym!

    Borut Peterlin

    24 June, 2009 at 10:28

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