Every woman is beautiful, even when she’s not wearing any makeup. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In other words, the way one perceives beauty is unique to each individual. If we leave aside the philosophical issue of aesthetics, there is no blanket definition of what beauty is and isn’t. Societal standards of beauty are constantly changing. This applies not only to our perception of beauty but also to the way it is portrayed in our photography.
Halloween goes hand-in-hand with fall photography. This means it’s time for spooky photoshoots filled with ghosts. We’ll show you a simple trick for creating your own spooky photo. It can even be a fun jumping-off point for a Halloween-themed family photoshoot.
“Now look this way, please. Smile, put your hand here.“ A person is willing to go through quite a lot to get a nice picture of themselves. We were interested in what models think about the photography process. To find out, we did some research. Just like a customer satisfaction survey is part of the buying process, we reached out to several models and asked them about their recent experiences during photoshoots. We asked how they felt about it at the time and how they feel about it now. What they liked and didn’t like. The results of the survey surprised us, and unfortunately, not in a positive way.
Urbex, or Urban Exploration photography, is a very attractive genre, and not only for photographers. These urban settings present interesting and unique images. It is also a perfect opportunity for experimenting with portraits. What does Urbex photography entail? It can be exciting and sometimes a bit dangerous. It’s sure to give you an adrenaline rush. So be careful and watch every step you take.
How should photographers speak to their models? How should they set up a photoshoot with results that make everyone happy? Communication is the key to success and will help you have both great photos and happy clients. The two go hand in hand for a job well done.
Shooting in the studio may seem much scarier than it actually is. If you don’t have a friend who’s a photographer to tell you how it’s done, or don’t have an upcoming class, we’ll share the basics of a studio photoshoot. What is a daylight lamp? What is a honeycomb or a snoot? Is any of it necessary? Learn the answers to these questions and more.
Constructive criticism is a tool that can foster emerging talent or, it can completely discourage budding photographers. Very few people realize the power we wield when we can write a comment on practically anyone’s social media page. Let’s take a look at when constructive criticism is appropriate and when it’s best to keep your comments to yourself.
Not every model you photograph will have perfect skin and you might need to do some editing to problematic skin. Let’s take a look at retouching skin blemishes in Zoner Photo Studio X while keeping the complexion natural-looking. After all, we want to maintain the skin’s natural texture and not turn our subject into a wax figure.
There’s a lot going on at a wedding before the ceremony even begins and you have plenty of photo opportunities to capture touching and wonderful moments. They could be photos of everyone getting ready, the arrival of the wedding guests, or the wedding dress itself. If you’re getting started with wedding photography, we’ll show you how to make sure you keep moving all morning long.
Maternity photos are not always easy to get right. In particular, when shooting outdoors, you may encounter several obstacles that may surprise you. However, if you can handle them, you’ll be rewarded with fabulous results. Combining maternity photos with the beauty of the outdoors is natural and worth the extra trouble. Read our tips for getting started and take advantage of this beautiful combination.