Before And After: Italian Fire Escape / by Jason Joseph


Before you say it.. yep...I took a bright red dress in a scene with a contrasting wall, shot it...and threw away all that color. But only because I have another image in color that showcases the color of the scene and dress. What I wanted here... was a very cinematic feel...reminiscent of La Dolce Vita, with a more modern twist on the processing of the image. I wanted the tones to allow the eye to wander gracefully...and to give the viewer a feeling of being somewhere between closely stacked buildings.. in close proximity to this stunning siren. Not out in the bright overcast light in which this image was made. (Along with a hefty dose of strobe on the scene.