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Behind the scenes at a fashion shoot with Kirk McKoy

The Assignment:  Staff photographer Kirk McKoy takes you behind the scenes of a fashion shoot to see how he works on making the photographs that appear on the pages of the Image section. This subject of the session was denim.  The location was an industrial denim washhouse in Gardena.

Videographers Myung J. Chun and Tim French give you a pulled-back view on how this photo session was approached and how it turned out. A particularly nice bonus is a detailed look at the specs and lens choices.

Click the video above and enjoy.

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  1. August 24, 2010, 12:02 pm

    I'm surprised he's not shooting full frame if he's looking for less DOF.

    John MacLean

  2. August 25, 2010, 2:18 pm

    It's nice to see the LA times giving behind-the-scenes perspectives on some of their stories. Always fun to watch.


    By: Guess the Lighting
  3. February 3, 2011, 7:42 pm

    […] Sentinel photographer. but he’s been with the LA Times now for years and this is a really good behind-the-scenes video of a fashion shoot with Kirk. I like that the the video is really specific about technique while still emphasizing the […]

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