March 22, 2017

Ep 126 How to photograph nudes as art

Some photographers are asked to shoot nudes – expectant mothers who want to document their pregnancy, couples who are celebrating an occasion, athletes and fitness models who want to show off their body in the best light. You get the idea. However, it’s vital not to cross over into tacky when shooting nudes. Challenge yourself to create art instead. In this episode, Gina and Valerie discuss what you need to do from planning, setup and lighting to posing, post-production and much more. Hope you enjoy the podcast. Sign up to the newsletter for great tips and free Lightroom presets. Join the dynamic Gold Membership in our Community which delivers monthly tutorials, live mastermind and lots of behind the scenes videos into the creative process.   #ginachallenge #pgnude Click play to listen to the podcast or find it on iTunes here. If you don’t use iTunes you can get the feed...

Mind the gap. How to create the images of your dreams.

Above: Te Anua, New Zealand shot on Canon 1DX F22 1/1000th sec, using Canon 24-105mm F4L series lens Do you ever get frustrated because you can’t create the kinds of images you see in your mind’s eye? When was the last time you took a shot and looked at it and thought “that’s exactly what I wanted, 100%.” The more you know, the less you know. When I first started taking photos my level of image satisfaction was the following: Beginner: Jubilant celebrations Every time I managed to shoot an image that was properly exposed +/- 2 stops. Or I managed to get the eyes in a portrait kinda sharp. When I remembered how to turn the camera on and change the ISO without consulting the manual. Lighting: High fives all around Every time I managed to light an image that was properly exposed +/- 2 stops. The flash fired...


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