I’ve known Dolce&Gabbana to have really stylish ads. And even though many of them are obviously staged, i.e. people from multiple pictures placed into one, usually they are very credible. I haven’t noticed before that they would put clothes on people that wouldn’t previously be there.
The other day, however, I found this ad. It’s one page of a spread, where, again, multiple people are united in one ad, but look at this:
Is it just me or should this bandana throw some sort of shadow here and there?
I know if I would have a bandana over my eyes like that, it would cast a good shadow, even if there would be a reflector held under my face…
@Erik: There’s a hot spot on the right side of the forehead and on the nose, but not on the cheek. I’d say the light source is shining down on the model from the upper right. That would cast at least some shadow near the eye.
The bandana’s also sitting terribly flat on the face. No curls or folds on the nose or anything. Like Anna pointed out.
The left side nose and cheekbone throw a shadow, but the bandana doesn’t. It is also VERY black, without any structure, sheen or fold… odd.
Why would it throw a shadow? He’s lit from the right side.