Lighting Techniques

11 Minutes with Bruce Springsteen

January 10, 2018

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Bryan Derballa

“With a lot of environmental portraits I’ve done in the past year, I’ve tried to accentuate the light that’s there,” says Bryan Derballa, who enhanced the window light in this portrait.

“We all have a dream list of who we want to shoot as portrait photographers. I think of anyone living, Springsteen would be number one on the list,” says photographer Bryan Derballa, who recently photographed recording artist Bruce Springsteen for The New York Times. The Times published four portraits Derballa made on property the singer-songwriter owns in New Jersey. Derballa was working...

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