So, I'm walking down Main Street, in the Madison Historic District. And I look over and see through the store front windows what looks like a photo shoot in the making. The girl’s mother had apparently brought her in for some pictures of her little angel. So I walk up to the front door, knock and ask if it would be ok for me to stand on a stool, and take a picture of Bernie taking a picture. The lady who answered the door, said,"OK." Clearly they were very open and friendly people. This was my first shot. I think you can tell by the blur, I've got "a lot of potential" (LOL).
I think the big giant windows are there so the public can occasionally watch him work. Though for lighting control, they do sometimes put up a tarp to limit street lights or sun interference.
I did better with my second try. I think you can feel the teenage angst in how she's not nearly as enthused to do this as her mom was, which was what I was going for. Translation: I'm going to take a picture and hope something interesting might be found. My talent is probably more in the digital editing room. Compare the edited picture on the right to my original below.
This is the picture by Cool Pics’ own
Bernie Kasper. Now, this is the kind of quality
and professional results you can expect
from Cool Pics, by an actual professional photographer. Even with me mucking
up his studio, I couldn't distract him from
his work even if I wanted to. He’s a
consummate dedicated professional.
Bernie actually has an enormous portfolio, some of which are available online for your viewing entertainment. I think you’ll be surprised by the boldness and conceptual clarity that comes through his pictures. Down below you’ll find links to those pages so you can see for yourself.
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