For Orlando, for love, for peace

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Recently, I had been looking back through my archive at the photos I took at the start of the Pride parade in London in 2004. It was such a wonderful morning. Everyone was in such high spirits and so open to having their photographs taken.

In light of the terrible news coming out of Orlando today, I have decided to publish a photography from my Pride archive every day this week. I know it’s not much, in the face of the senseless tragedy that has occurred there, but I just want to do something to counteract the hatred that can exist in the world.

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Lighting Angel, #5

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This is the fifth and final image in this week’s segment on a studio lighting session I recently attended, where I photographed Angel. This lighting set up for this shot was very balanced. I should perhaps have posted this image first in the series, as it shows Angel at his most natural. It was really interesting to learn how different lighting set ups can create a completely different feel in an image. Each of the five photos are so different, just with fairly simple modifications to the lighting and poses of the model. I hope to get back to the studio soon to try out more techniques.