Credits for Chapter Opening Images
Chapter 1: Colors of Kyoto © 2018 Richard Faris (Rrfaris)
Nikon 24–20mm lens at 58mm, 1/40s at f/11, ISO 800
This image was taken in the gardens at the Ginkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan. I love the way the D850 captured the detail and fantastic November colors of these magnificent gardens on a dismal gray day.
Chapter 2: Maddi in Studio © 2018 Michael Kerouac (mkerouac)
Nikon 105mm f/1.4 lens, 1/200s at f/1.8, ISO 64
This image was taken in my studio. I used a simple canvas backdrop. The lighting was a 72" Elinchrom softbox placed above a Westcott diffusion panel. I also had a small fill light positioned at the lower left to reduce shadows in the neckline. Maddi, a first-time model, quickly turned into the star ...