A&P portraits of power, the new yorker

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  1. Kamekaze v.OT

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    platon is a fucking INCREDIBLE badass.
     
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    He's so much of a badass that the page was posted from the future :eek3:
     
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    fyi, there is some commentary from platon on each image
     
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    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    really great. I listened to all of his commentary on all of the shots.
     
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    I'm about 1/3 of the way through haha.. hard to do at work. I love Platon :bowdown:

    No one uses wide angle for portraits like he does.
     
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    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    I want to try and do a portrait of myself like that. Maybe tonight.
     
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    Miss Argentina is doable. Oh wait, this is a different kind of pageant.
     
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    That's cool. Platon is awesome. I was actually doing deadpans last week too, with my friend (no-homo). We were bored and it was like 30 degrees out:

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    They're technically simple as shit, but the figures he has makes for an amazing collection.
     
  11. Ty Webb

    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    I am going to set up my orbis ring light as a beauty light tonight and take some shots. Maybe they will turn out alright.
     
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    My advice, if you're going with a shallow DOF like mine...have a dim light in the room just to focus. I got a bit of a cast because some of the ambient got sucked in even at 1/125 or 1/250th. Lesson learned
     
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    I think he's going for Platon lighting :o
     
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    True. Mine is more Martin Schoeller than Platon.
     
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    Wow.
     
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    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    Never got around to this last night. Spent too much time being pissed off at Modern Warfare 2. May try tonight.
     

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