Profotos Staff Evaluation:
R. Cleveland Aaron's portfolio
of celebrities, musicians, and advertising pieces is at the very
top of its class. Cleveland's use of lighting and compositional
elements are masterfully crafted in the context of his incredible
One great example of Cleveland's masterful use of lighting
and composition is the image on this page. Within this image
are several elements working together, which create a harmonious
balance, as well as intrigue and a curious flare. Between the
projected text on the subject's face and the "aura"
glowing around the subject, the viewer is compelled to delve
deeper into the meaning of this image, which is definitely much
more than just a simple portrait.
Our staff was very impressed by the quality of the images
within Cleveland's portfolio, and we feel that you will feel
the same way. The incredible imagery within this master photographer's
portfolio is very good example of the world's best advertising
and promotional photography!