About a month ago I had the opportunity to photograph some faculty members in the Piano Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. My goal going in was to create a simple and replicable headshot style. I fired one Profoto B1 camera right feathering the light across the subjects’ faces through a 36-inch octa softbox. The texture in the background is a limestone wall about four feet behind the subjects.
Designed in 1971 by Myron Goldsmith of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, The Republic Building was home to the Columbus Republic newspaper until 2016. Indiana University’s J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program moved into the building in 2018.