Vocal Tracks With Vaultry / by Sergej Krivenko

The rest of the photos from this day can be found at the following link:

This shot was a lot of fun to take. Leith Hynds, the lead singer of Vaultry, was recording a more pop-like vocal track in this photo. It's not his usual style, so he was almost laughing from the discomfort; though, he was killing it the entire time!

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

Camera Settings:
Shutter Speed: 1/160 second
Aperture: f/2.5
ISO: 100
White Balance: Shade


Photoshop Camera RAW: I increased the exposure and brightened the shadows to achieve a flatter, less contrasted image. I brought the highlights and whites down to keep them from being too overpowering. I also darkened the blacks to prevent the photo from looking too washed out, and increased the clarity to bring out more detail. I then cross-processed the image in the curves section. After that was done, I moved on to the colour portion of the program. I saturated the oranges and the reds to bring some colour back into the skin. I also saturated the greens to make the background a little more dynamic. In the split-toning section, I added a touch of pink in the highlights and a touch of blue in the shadows. I then went back to the curves to add a matte finish to the photo.

Photoshop: I did nothing else to the photo except for save it as a JPEG.