Sometimes, when I’m bored mostly, I’ll start going through old shoots that I’ve had. It’s fun to ‘relive’ that day but also you’ll find outtakes that you want to use after all. This is an example of this. The first 2 photos are on my website alexanderhabesland.com as part of my ‘personal‘ series:
But going through the photos from that day I saw this photo:
It wasn’t right for the original spread, but still, love the portrait.
A couple of weeks ago one of my editorials ‘Solitude’ was released in VS. Magazine (see it here
Since it was all in black and white I thought I’d show you some of the amazing colours that were on location, as well as some outtakes.
Sometimes outtakes are the best part.
The ‘Tarot’ shoot was divided into two days, on the first day I only had to do 2 pictures, and I had the great Dag Veivåg with me as my assistant, he filmed and took some photos along the way.
(The second part of the shoot will be out later with extras).
For ‘The Hanged Man’ I had the model get in the cold water and then lay perfectly still on some very uncomfortable rocks.
Then I placed a poor little chair on those rocks and balanced on it with my camera lifted as high as possible. It all worked out in the end, but it could have very easily gone terribly wrong.
Prepping the model:
Please don’t let me die:
‘The Fool’ however was a much easier picture to get
And then this:
became this picture, among others: