Shooting the portrait


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Shooting the portrait

Chris Orwig: Okay, Rodney has agreed to having his portrait taken, which I'm really excited about. And I want to try to do a couple of different things that captures a bit of who he is and what he means to me, as far as a photographer and someone who has influenced me. So I'm thinking of a couple of different ideas, and I am going to start one off right here. Chris: Actually, that's a good spot right there. Rodney Smith: Where? Chris: Right there. Rodney: Okay. Chris: Actually, a little bit to--okay. Then I'm going to close this door behind you.

So here is where the shoot begins. I'm a little bit excited and nervous. One of things that I've discovered is that quite often it's helpful to just begin where you are. You don't have to over-think those first shots. Now, it is important to pay attention to details, because so often when we engage or interact with someone, we're focused on them. We neglect to look at the background, or what's surrounding them. Bu...

Shooting the portrait
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Shooting the portrait provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Narrative Portraiture: On Location in New York with Rodney Smith

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