3O8E1278 tChateau Avalon; Kansas City, KS
Welcome, from a guest’s perspective

Chateau Avalon is a luxury themed hotel with an emphasis on romance: We shot a billboard campaign with models and then added a welcome shot from the guest’s perspective tying it together.

We wanted to make the scene look natural in spite of harsh shadows from top lighting, chandeliers and a dark corner. For this we used constant tungsten with mixed soft boxes and bounced light to make the approach appear natural. The lighting still appears to come from the grand chandelier, with contrast, but no shadows.

Return the the San Diego Photographer home page