Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the minimum space requirements for a studio shoot, part of Portrait Photography: High School Seniors.
- We're definitely not in the cozy home studio anymore.…We have ventured out into the world,…and I have this nice big space to work in.…Clients rented this.…We're gonna do a lot of portraits here.…And I tell ya, I'm very happy about it.…But when people talk to you about the space…for a portrait shoot,…they're going to think that a lot of spaces will work fine.…And they may, or they may not.…So let's go over some of the parameters that you need…to make sure that you can work properly…in the space that's provided.…
Now I'm gonna start back here.…Let's just step off,…and we'll talk about the different components.…We'll step them off.…So we have our backdrop stand here.…This definitely takes up a little room.…And remember, these feet come back from the pole,…so you already lose a foot or two right here.…Now, the backdrop will come down,…if you're using a backdrop.…You don't wanna put your subject right up…against the backdrop, that's a mug shot.…We're doing a portrait.…So you gotta bring your subject out a little bit,…
- Guidelines for senior portraits
- Setting up a portable studio
- Posing subjects
- Shooting outside
- Working with family members
- Using mirrorless cameras and smartphones
- Editing senior portraits
- Exporting and delivering images
Skill Level Intermediate
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Up-Close Portrait Photography: Start to Finishwith Chris Orwig2h 5m Intermediate
1. The Basic Guidelines and Business of Portraiture
2. Studio Space and Posing Options
3. Working with Family Members and Shooting Outside
4. Using Mirrorless and Smartphones for Portraits
5. Sort and Organize the Photo Shoot
6. Edit and Enhance Your Selects
7. Deliver the Images
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