Spent last night shooting rehearsals of Intermission Youth Theatre's version of Romeo and Juliet. Amazing energy in the room, particularly the scene where Mercutio is stabbed. Lots of variations on the traditional death scene. Also the first time I've heard Romeo addressed as 'blud'.
Intermission Youth Theatre in West London are staging a version of Romeo and Juliet called Love Me to Death. Production manager Cecilia Segar asked me to shoot head shots of the cast and we met at the theatre which is just behind Harrods in West London. The white backdrop is the trusty Lastolite Hi-Lite lit by a Bowens strobe. A second strobe lit a Bowens soft box and fill light was added by a Tri grip. Used a Canon 100mm lens which is remarkable given its price. At f4 it see