Multiple Catchlights In The Eyes
Here’s my two cents on the “you don’t have to have expensive lights to create beautiful portraits” topic. An attempt to harness multiple catchlights in a subject’s eyes.
I’ve been shooting at Dale Heise‘s studio with some awesome Profoto lighting equipment for a while. Right now, Dale is in the process of moving into another space, so I am shooting wherever I can with whatever I have and can find. In this blog post I’m going to try and come up with an interesting lighting setup using my own lighting equipment and other affordable light sources.Here’s what I own: I still shoot with Canon 5D [...]
Fashion Photography – 12 tips
Photography is not and cannot be everyone’s cup of tea. You must have that particular flair in you for perfect clicks. Fashion photography is much difficult in comparison to simple photography.
Since fashion photography is for commercial purposes, it should be handled aesthetically. We all see pictures of men and women on billboards and wonder what made them look so beautiful. It is most definitely the photography which has captured the models, clothing and accessories in a very beautiful way that everything that we see on a billboard looks perfect and makes sense. While are flipping the pages of any [...]
How to Be a Fashion Photographer
So you wanna be a fashion photographer? Sounds very exciting? Sailing around on yachts with models. Shooting in the Caribbean or Tahiti or maybe even Paris with your favorite model is a perk of the job right? How fun it must be to shoot models for Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated! Who would not want to travel to exotic locales and make a fortune and work with and befriend the most beautiful women in the world?
Everything listed above, while possible, is not exactly what we do. I know, i know it looks like that in the movies and on television. And yes, i was in Greece this year, Rome and the [...]
How to Take Great Fashion Photographs
In fashion, appearance is key. However, it is not just down to the models who wear the latest styles to ensure they look brilliant; the people charged with taking their photographs for supply to leading magazines and websites have a huge role to play in ensuring that they’ve taken the very best shots available. After all, which magazine or website editor-in-chief wants sub-standard pictures of a great dress, when great pictures of a dress that perhaps isn’t so good will look so much better and tells a more substantial story?
Here are some tips that will help you take better fashion [...]