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Classical CD Cover / San Diego Commercial Photographer

This was assignment 11 for Project 52 Pro. Using Black Angels by American composer George Crumb I was to make this CD cover for the string quartet. You can listen to this piece for yourself right here. Below is my interpretation along with behind the scenes...

If you dared to listen to the music I linked above you may understand where I'm going with this shot. My thoughts were to use the graceful lines of the string instrument to bring your eye right into the bow with torn up horse hair coming straight down into the image, like an exclamation point. Below is the BTS...

I used window light but I had the violin about three feet from the window and the window was covered with two cards. Approximately 2/3rds of the window was flagged and the sunlight spilled over the top. You could say I used the window light as a strip light...