One of the biggest challenges when it comes to shooting portraits is posing the subject. You might have all the lights set and the background lit, but ultimately it all comes down to posing the subject perfectly to get best results. In this video, Miguel Quiles shares an interesting trick on how to pose almost anyone.
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The festive season is lit, and it's a good idea to make some festive portraits. In this video, Gavin Hoey explains how he blends a background shot taken separately with the model shot that he takes eventually to bring together a beautiful fine art festive portrait image in the end.
Wedding photography has changed vastly over the years. And as much as there is a growing potential for newcomers, there is also an amassing amount of challenges that one has to encounter. It is wise to have a clear understanding of the industry before taking the plunge.
A lot more goes into a headshot session than what it looks like on the final output. And it takes the perfect marriage between the photographer and the subject to arrive at the best headshots. In this video, Vanessa Joy shares her thoughts using a behind the scenes video and explains the process.
When shooting a portrait, we focus on the lighting, the model, the equipment, and the accessories, but one factor often overlooked is the importance of a professional makeup artist. Quality makeup elevates the output. In this video, Gavin Hoey emphasizes how a professional makeup artist brings a difference to a portrait shoot.
As a photographer or a creative professional in any field, we all aspire to achieve big. We have big goals and bigger dreams. But how important are the little things that form part of this process? In this video, Chase Jarvis establishes a dialogue on this topic of the power of little things.
Drawing a blank in the middle of a couple shoot is not an uncommon thing for a photographer. You suddenly run out of ideas and stand perplexed on what to do next. This video from Vanessa Joy throws light on some quick ideas to get you started with posing brides and grooms.
As much as the wedding photographers and videographers work together to capture memories, they have their own challenges in getting along. Especially when they are shooting the same moment, minding each other's space becomes trickier. In this video, Vanessa Joy initiates a conversation with her fellow videographer, who throws light on the ways to help each other out.
For everyone following their passion out there, as much as it feels good to be chasing it, it is also important to check on whether it is actually working out in the practical sense of life. In this video, Vanessa Joy delivers a list of pointers that will come in handy for that introspection.
Family photos in a wedding can at times be boring for a photographer, as all the action happens around the bride and the groom. But let us not forget the significance of family photos and why it is important to have them captured right. In this video, Vanessa Joy shares her advice on shooting families in weddings.
Shooting the bridesmaids is one of the more significant parts of any wedding shoot, apart from photographing the bride and the groom. In fact, you never know, a few of them may end up as your future clients too. Here is Vanessa Joy for Adorama giving her two cents on prepping up to shoot the bridesmaids.