Lighting Techniques

Lighting Recipe: Brian Bloom’s Gritty Boxing Gym

March 19, 2013

By David Walker

© Brian J. Bloom

Brian Bloom’s photograph of boxer Keisher “Fire” Wells evokes the dreams of glory lurking about in urban boxing gyms. Wells shadowboxes with determination under what appears to be a bare light bulb, as her trainer looks on with a gravelly eye. Bloom’s camera is positioned to give the sense of a ringside view of the action. Bloom, who shoots portraits...

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