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How Mark Seliger Lights His Iconic Portrait of Lenny Kravitz

12/01/2014 Matt 0 Comments

Are you famous? If so, you probably had your portrait taken by Mark Seliger. If not, you have most definitely seen his iconic portraits. Perhaps it was the one of Kurt Cobain, Barack Obama, Angelina Jolie or P Diddy, to name just a few examples.

Mark Seliger photographs Lenny Kravitz for the October cover of Red Bulletin magazine.
Profoto recently had the privilege of meeting this master of portrait photography. The meeting resulted in five unique videos, in which Seliger shares his thoughts on lighting and portrait photography.

This particular video was shot during a shoot with rockstar Lenny Kravitz. In this, Seliger talks about the friendship between a photographer and a musician, and how the two hit the streets for some classy on-location portraits.

How Mark Seliger Lights His Portraits:

In this episode he shares some tips and tricks on how he lights his portraits.

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