an early morning sunbath on some deserted beach in Corsica
Model Carlotta K.
• Sunrise •
06:00 O’clock, we meet at some recognisable point on a coastal road in Corsica, it is still dark, but we see dawn coming in. We drive for about 10 minutes, then we have a 15 minutes walk to the beach. There is no one, yesterday the beach was crowded. We discuss different options and start working, I rarely have a preset plan, so we improvise a lot. There is a large log on the beach, we try different standing poses, then this pose lying back, the size of the log is perfect for her I take several shots, me flat on the ground, …
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Rolleiflex 3.5 – Kodak TMax400 film
shot on a deserted very early morning beach in Corsica.
Model: Carlotta Kah
Assistant: Nathalie Renard
last month in Corsica we were looking for a model shoot location and we found out that just next to our vacation location there was an abandoned hotel. Flooded 7 years ago by the river running just next to it, it got deserted. Insurance companies still arguing about the responsibilities, the owners couldn’t afford to repair the damages and re-open the hotel.
It looked like an ideal location for a ‘stranded tourist story’ shoot, images will follow later.
This is how the building looked after 7 years of non-attention.
All images shot on Canon 5Ds with Canon 17-40mm f4L, f13 ISO 125, shutter speeds vary between 66 and 184 seconds. (Big stopper filter for the movement in the trees and clouds)