PHOTOGRAPHER’S NOTE: Koreans are intrigued by the meaning of a person’s name, says Kim, and the subject runs a business catering to those interests. “Can a name really determine the fate of a person?” asks Kim. “His soft, convincing eyes shook my conviction.”
CAMERA & LENS: Nikon D800, AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 ED VR II lens
EXPOSURE: 1/160 second at f/4.5, ISO 100
LIGHTING: The main light was a Hyundai Photonix Lime 800w with a 60x80cm soft box. The background light was a Hyundai Photonix Lime 800w with barn doors.
POST-CAPTURE: He used Imagenomic Portraiture for skin retouching and made adjustments to create the look with Adobe Camera Raw and Nik Collection Color Efex Pro.