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Today’s Portrait Tuesday features Chicago-based burlesque performer Mia D. Vine shot by el Jong. 
Shot with an 85mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800 modeling light. Cooled the shot in post and fixed the levels. Post-processing time: 3 minutes.

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Today’s Portrait Tuesday features Chicago-based burlesque performer Mia D. Vine shot by el Jong

Shot with an 85mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800 modeling light. Cooled the shot in post and fixed the levels. Post-processing time: 3 minutes.

Follow Mia D. Vine @miaDvine
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I believe that the more technicalities you let creep into photography, the more you drive out the creativity.
Jack Manning
Been out for a bit, but coming back and scheduling more shoots! Today’s Monochrome Monday share features friend and favorite, Terresa shot by el Jong.
Shot with a 50mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800 with a foldable PLM octabox. Desaturated in post and added a bit of grain. Post-processing time: 3 minutes.

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Been out for a bit, but coming back and scheduling more shoots! Today’s Monochrome Monday share features friend and favorite, Terresa shot by el Jong.

Shot with a 50mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800 with a foldable PLM octabox. Desaturated in post and added a bit of grain. Post-processing time: 3 minutes.

Follow Terresa @terresajackson
Follow Jong @el_jong

Part of what photography does so well is to dispense with preconceived notions, reeducate, and reshape one’s thinking and attitudes about places and things;even history.
Len Jenshel
Today’s Fashion Friday share is for the ladies, featuring handsome and DJ extraordinaire Paige shot by el Jong.
Shot with an 85mm on a 5D Mark II lit by two Alien Bees B800s model left and right for a bit of rim. Lowered the levels a bit to punch out the blacks. Post-processing time: 3 minutes.

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Today’s Fashion Friday share is for the ladies, featuring handsome and DJ extraordinaire Paige shot by el Jong.

Shot with an 85mm on a 5D Mark II lit by two Alien Bees B800s model left and right for a bit of rim. Lowered the levels a bit to punch out the blacks. Post-processing time: 3 minutes.

Follow Paige @PaigeMusic
Follow Jong @el_jong

The camera is a time machine and you are the pilot. It captures the present so that someone in the future can see a moment recorded in the past as seen by you.
Philip Wayner
Today’s (semi) Thong Thursday share featuring always favorite model Monica shot by el Jong.
Shot with a 24-70mm on a 5D Mark II lit by two Alien Bees B800s, one for key (with a diffused umbrella) and another to wash the background white. Just a little color-correcting for post. Post-processing time: 2 minutes.

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Today’s (semi) Thong Thursday share featuring always favorite model Monica shot by el Jong.

Shot with a 24-70mm on a 5D Mark II lit by two Alien Bees B800s, one for key (with a diffused umbrella) and another to wash the background white. Just a little color-correcting for post. Post-processing time: 2 minutes.

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Photographers stop photographing a subject too soon before they have exhausted the possibilities.
Dorothea Lange
Today’s Wicked Wednesday features Chicago-based burlesque performer and model Mia D. Vine shot by el Jong.
Shot with a 50mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800 with a PLM foldable octabox. Increased the whites in post and cleaned up that dirty couch. Post-processing time: 5 minutes.

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Today’s Wicked Wednesday features Chicago-based burlesque performer and model Mia D. Vine shot by el Jong.

Shot with a 50mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800 with a PLM foldable octabox. Increased the whites in post and cleaned up that dirty couch. Post-processing time: 5 minutes.

Follow Mia D. Vine @miaDvine
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A photograph gives us the naked truth,which has to be clothed by the imagination.
Frank Meadow Sutcliffe
Today’s Portrait Tuesday features another favorite Roxie shot by el Jong.
Shot with an 85mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800 modeling light with a silver beauty dish light modifier. Added a bit of grain and desaturated in post. Post-processing time: 3 minutes.

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Today’s Portrait Tuesday features another favorite Roxie shot by el Jong.

Shot with an 85mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800 modeling light with a silver beauty dish light modifier. Added a bit of grain and desaturated in post. Post-processing time: 3 minutes.

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Today’s Monochrome Monday share features friend and favorite Terresa shot by el Jong.
Shot with the 50mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800 with a silver beauty dish light modifier. Added grain and desaturated in post. Post-processing time: 4 minutes.

Follow Terresa @terresajacksonFollow Jong @el_jong

Today’s Monochrome Monday share features friend and favorite Terresa shot by el Jong.

Shot with the 50mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800 with a silver beauty dish light modifier. Added grain and desaturated in post. Post-processing time: 4 minutes.

Follow Terresa @terresajackson
Follow Jong @el_jong

It’s not the medium, but the quality of perception and expression, that determines the significance of art.
Bill Watterson
Today’s Fashion Friday share features favorite and friend Tara shot by el Jong.
Shot with a 50mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800. Desaturated in post and cleaned the wall a lot. Post-processing time: 5 minutes.

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Today’s Fashion Friday share features favorite and friend Tara shot by el Jong.

Shot with a 50mm on a 5D Mark II lit by an Alien Bees B800. Desaturated in post and cleaned the wall a lot. Post-processing time: 5 minutes.

Follow Tara @TaraMichelleNYC
Follow Jong @el_jong