September 17, 2018
Photography appears to be one of the leading industries for new people to join. Now that we have social media sites like snap chat and instagram more people than ever have taken on the titles as a photographer.
Nine times out of ten if you are just starting out you are not photographing a person but scenery of downtown, parks, and various objects. Regardless of what you are photographing you find that composing a photo depends on the environment. So what does it take to become a photographer today? There are a few things all people should consider.
1. FIND THE RIGHT ENVIRONMENT
Where you photograph a subject is just as important as the subject itself. It is important to import characteristics of your subject into the scene for a more natural feel and smoother interactions.
Next you will need to find the appropriate setting. Settings can vary from a formal indoor environment, to a more casual outdoor location, a family home, or a studio. No matter which setting is chosen remember the main forcus is the suject you are photographing.
2. LIGHT LIGHT LIGHT
Light can make or break a photograph. There is nothing worse than being prepared and not having enough light for the project. You can always bring lighting but if the subject or client is seeking natural light only, you could be in big trouble.
Always be aware of you light sources and how much will be available.
3. POSING THE CLIENTS
When taking portraits, it is important to give your models clear instructions. Sometimes the first few minutes with the client may be a little awkward. So starting off with something fun or familiar will losen them up.
One pose used is asking the client to jump and capturing the shots in mid air. The second is having the client walk towards you at their natural pace. Once these two are complete the client is ready for action. Use these tips and you can improve your work within a few days!
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