Every now and then the team here at Peter Thomas Photography come up with an idea I’m not all that keen on. I think they find it fun to wind me up.
‘Let’s do a Superhero project’ they said.
‘I’ve already booked you one in’.
Doesn’t sound like a good idea to me. Let’s get kids to come along in their superhero outfits, hype them up to the nines and create a living nightmare for me, the photographer! More crowd control than art.
Nothing could have been further from the truth. On the contrary, (and I can’t believe I’m saying this), The Superhero project has turned out to be one of the most fun things we’ve done in a while! Inspired by all these amazing super hero outfits and energised by the kids enthusiasm for the project, I thought I’d try and bring something a bit different to the party!
First up, we got some cool superhero signs printed up…
Pow. We had all sorts of outfits – not sure who the next one is but he sure is cool.
This was a great opportunity to play with some lighting setups:
Next up, I thought I’d play around a bit with gelled colours. After plenty of research, I think I’ve (almost) perfected this flare shot – all done in camera! Really love this!
Finally, I used a projector to beam some really cool patterns onto the wall. Here’s a few of my favourites!
Some of the superheros could even fly!
If you’d like a superhero session, just get in touch!
All the best,