One of the technique in portraiture lighting is to avoid light in the front of the model. You deliberately use flash or available light from an angle by which you bring out a 3 dimensional effect.
The model is a Yakshagana performance artist representing “Srinivasa” from the play “Srinivasa Kalyana”.
Yakshagana is a theater form that combines, dance, music, dialogue, costume, make-up and stage techniques with a unique style and form. This theater style is mainly played in the coastal districts and Malenadu regions of Karnataka, India and traditionally played from dusk to dawn.
Location: Mundkur, Udupi Dist, Karnataka, India
Focal Length: 35mm
Exposure: 1/50 sec, F2, ISO 100
Camera: Sony RX1
Flash: Sony HVL-F60M Flash Video Light