Above: Image by Gina Milicia
“An amazing thing happens when you stop seeking approval and validation: You find it. People are naturally drawn like magnets to those who know who they are and cannot be shaken!” ― Mandy Hale
Are you an innie or an outie? I’m not talking about belly buttons, I’m talking about how you create your photos.
For the record, I’m both an innie and an outie photographer. But I’m working hard to become more of an innie. So what is the difference between an innie and an outie? Let me explain.
There are two ways to create an image, the first and most common is to work from the outside in. An example of this style of photography is when a photographer is commissioned by a client to shoot an advertising campaign. The client will supply a specific brief that includes the type of location, style of lighting and editing and even the vibe of the shoot. The photographer then uses their technical skills to bring the brief to life. This image was created from the outside in because, in this instance, the photographer was asked . . .