Mike Kobal

July 13, 2009

Victoria: Canon 5D mark II, 24p

Victoria: Canon 5D mark II, 24p from Mike Kobal on Vimeo.

Victoria came to my studio with her Dad Philip and her two sisters, Miranda and Alexandra. What a great looking family. I photographed them all! But this was all about Victoria. Possibly the next super model? Let me know what you think, will she make it? I wish her good luck! Raw clips with freeze frames that indicate the moment when still pictures were taken. Bunch of Arri lights and a small fan for the hair. Canon 5Dmk2 with 75-150mm, 50mm and 24-70mm. Conformed to 24P in FCP. Music: “Blackroom” by Moby.

Filed under: Models Fashion,Video Beauty — mike.kobal @ 10:45 pm


  1. Hey Mike,
    great shooting.
    Maybe the next model, not quite super yet :-)

    Tell Victoria to invest in a dvd called, Simply Modelling from Mary Duprie, she is a lengend when it comes to posing.

    love your work.


    Comment by Peter — July 14, 2009 @ 3:50 am

  2. thanks Pete. give her a little time, she is thirteen and this was her first or second shooting.

    Comment by mike.kobal — July 14, 2009 @ 6:35 am

  3. Hi Mike,

    very nice Look&Feel!
    A little bit more infos about your light controlling (what modifiers etc) would be very interesting for me…

    Keep on rockin

    Comment by NOODLEZ — July 14, 2009 @ 8:35 am

  4. She is gorgeous! The posing is quite normal for such young age girls.
    But if she working on her career (movement, walking, experience in photo shoots)- she will surely get there.

    Tell her dad that she should not give up school for modeling. She should try both parallel….after modeling she needs something as safety. Saw a dozen young girls went model and with 27 they all were house wifes……and no education to build on.

    Just sayin.

    And for your part- i like the high key look!



    Comment by Alan — July 14, 2009 @ 10:43 am

  5. She looks great. Good bone structure! Nice eyes!
    Alan is right…she should try it and also keep trying to get education (university)
    going. We are still in a crisis. :-)

    can you tell me details about your lenses? Brand and model of your 70-150mm and 50mm?
    and of the 24-70mm?



    Comment by Cal — July 14, 2009 @ 10:47 am

  6. Nice, looks great. Did you do any color grading?

    Comment by Sean Duran — July 14, 2009 @ 11:30 am

  7. Very Classic feel Well Done …. B E A U T I F U L

    Comment by London — July 14, 2009 @ 12:05 pm

  8. Mike, does she have a top on at all?? Doesn’t look like she has anything on?? Is it a tube top or what, would her Dad approve a 13 year old not to have her top on being filmed???

    Comment by Dan Berty — July 15, 2009 @ 1:40 pm

  9. thanks for the comments guys. I am sure she will not drop out of school, don’t worry. @Dan Berty, 13years of age, arrives with dad, did she have a top on? take a wild guess!

    Comment by mike.kobal — July 15, 2009 @ 2:29 pm

  10. @sean, yup, 3way color correction only.
    @cal, 75-150 3.5G manual Nikon lens, 24-70mm Sigma, 50mm Sigma.

    Comment by mike.kobal — July 15, 2009 @ 3:07 pm

  11. Hey Mike, great video.

    I love your post processing.

    Is there a chance you could do a short workflow on the mov files on the MII into the app you use?

    keep up the grat work.


    Comment by hugh — July 25, 2009 @ 5:28 pm

  12. thanks Hugh, just desaturated by 20%, no tricks.

    Comment by mike.kobal — July 26, 2009 @ 8:28 pm

  13. How did you conform to 24p in FCP?

    Comment by Nate — August 6, 2009 @ 9:38 pm

  14. Very nice…she’s a natural. Good luck to her.

    Comment by Steve Crutchfield — November 21, 2009 @ 9:35 pm

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