April 2019


Ep 241:  How to photograph art using basic or advanced techniques
Ep 241: How to photograph art using basic or advanced techniques

Understanding how to photograph artwork can result in an additional revenue stream especially because there are not many art photographers around.

In this episode, Gina breaks down exactly what you need to get started. You’ll be surprised at how little gear you need to do it! Gina discusses where to place your lights, the ISO your need, what your F-stop should be and much more. And Valerie has a thousand questions!

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Show Notes

Every photographer will eventually be asked to photograph a piece of wall art at one point or another.

There are many challenges involved in capturing artwork successfully

Getting the . . .

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Ep 252 is out!
This week @valeriekhoo and I discuss techniques you can use to take more meaningful, authentic and memorable photos.
A great portrait is so much more than nailing the lighting and focus. If you want to take your portraits next level then you want your images to have the x-factor or soul. The stuff nobody really talks about much.
How many images have you seen once and still think about years later? Why is that?
I can guarantee it had nothing to do with the lighting, pose or model.
Some of the topics discussed include
* Remember that one size doesn’t fit all.
* Photograph the person, not the style
* Find a background that supports what you are trying to say
* Light in a style that flatters or brings out the features of the person you are photographing
* Pose the person in a way that suits their body type and personality.
* Learn the art of natural posting and give your model the confidence to “own’ the pose
* Learn the art of posing different body types
* inauthentic poses
* Keep poses simple
* Learn to read non-verbal cues
* Matching energy
* Master one go-to set up you can do confidently as a starting point.
* Be decisive and confident.
* Connect and be authentic, talk open up be authentic
* Watch out for the moments between frames
* Learn how to get rid of photo face

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