The Pastor

Luck really is (almost) everything when making images outside of the studio. In this case I had a willing subject (look at how her eyes have that perfect squint that let you know she is smiling under her mask), wearing a highly photogenic outfit in front of a background that worked for this composition. For my part I did direct the pastor into the shade (it was full sun and mid-afternoon with very harsh sunlight) and into a position where I could turn a large bush in the middle of parking lot into a dreamy green background by shooting at F2.8 with my EF 70-200mm f/2.8L.

The real luck in this portrait was that my wife said to me, “Hey you should get a picture of the pastor!”

— Craig

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Craig Vitter

Freelance photographer

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