Lessons learned


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Lessons learned

One of the things that you may have discovered is that after a significant event I really enjoy, spending some time with my journal and writing down my thoughts and ideas. And after having my portrait made by Keith, I did just that. I wrote down some of the lessons that I learned, some of the takeaways that I had. And I want to share few of those with you. One of the first things that I wrote down is that it's really helpful for the subject to provide them with some sort of visual or maybe even historical reference to the type of photographs that you want to make.

And one of the things that happens is as a photographer you have the strong visual idea in your mind, but the subject really doesn't have any clue what that is. And when Keith brought up this historical reference of these early photographs that were less vain, of the subject looking straight into the camera, I got it. I knew what he was going for. Another thing I wrote down was that it's important to vocalize your m...

Lessons learned
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Lessons learned provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Narrative Portraiture: On Location in Texas with Keith Carter

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