Mike Kobal

October 11, 2014

Model of the day: Reda

Shot with the Sony A7s and the Zeiss FE 24-70mm f4, wide open. I am seriously considering getting a second body, you can find great deals on Ebay right now, esp if you also shoot video, get the PAL/NTSC version.

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September 26, 2014

Model of the day: Vero

Incredibly beautiful Vero came by today. Shot with the Sony A7r and the Zeiss 55mm at f2 in natural light .

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September 3, 2014

Model Alliance 2015 Calendar: “Glamour” Portraits shot with the A7s and the A7r: field report


I am back :)
and I am honored to be part of this project, the Model Alliance 2015 Calendar, celebrating Diversity and Women Empowerment
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August 6, 2014

Portrait session with John Batiste: Musician


This article originally appeared in Soma magazine.

Jon Batiste is a unique individual. Hailing from a celebrated musical family in New Orleans, music runs in his veins. Not just in his blood, but also in his gait, the lilt of his speech and his whole being.

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July 6, 2014

Studio visit: Raymond Verdaguer: a video portrait, shot with the Panasonic GH4


La peur de l’insignifiance / The fear of insignificance – linogravure / linoleum cut ©2014 Raymond Verdaguer

Raymond Verdaguer’s linocuts act like traps for the viewer. Being drawn in by seemingly innocent lines of beauty on closer inspection one realizes the meaning of its content and at that point it is too late, the artist delivered his message like a cut from a concealed knife during a fist fight. Raymond was kind enough to allow us invade his studio
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