Off camera lighting is a very useful way to define a subject more clearly as it adds shape.
When creating a composition in this way, it is important to envision how the shadows will become a part of the composition and plan accordingly.
Yes, he really does read The Batman Handbook. And yes, it really does teach you how to fight crime.
I told him to act bored. Because he wasn’t. Really, he wasn’t. Photo shoots with Liesl Diesel are never boring.
Play with the shadows!
I think these images would be dull without the Peter Pan Shadow Action™ (yeah, that’s my technical name for it).