Tips to remember for shooting portraits


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Tips to remember for shooting portraits

So those are some of the techniques I use when shooting a portrait using wireless flash. With a combination of careful lighting, direction, and some fun experimentation, we shot a diverse selection of photos that a client or a magazine editor could choose from. Most of the techniques I used apply whether you shooting a portrait of a Scottish warrior princess, a business executive, or a family member. Here are some tips for you to remember.

First tip, know your subject. If possible try to meet or at least see your subject in advance of the shoot. Is your subject tall or short, thin or round young or old, white skinned or dark skinned, bald or shaggy? Answering these questions will affect how you place or pose your subjects and what you can expect from them during the photo session. When I photographed Bonnie, she and I discussed every detail in advance.

Her costume and makeup, the weight of the claymore sword, and her ability to lift that sword. When the time came to shoot, I knew what Bonni...

Tips to remember for shooting portraits
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