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    Professional Photographer to the Rescue: fashion photography without all the fuss

    | Photography Tips | Portraits | 25/01/2013 01:00am
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    Final tips from our professional photographer

    Final tips from our professional photographer: don't leave too much space over the subject's head

    This shot leaves too much space over her head

    Visualise your image in print
    When shooting fashion, it is important to visualise how the shot might be used on a page of a magazine. Dave noticed that Fahim in his early shots was leaving far too much space above the model’s head.

    Final tips from our professional photographer: don't leave too much space over the subject's head

    In this shot, the subject fills the frame nicely

    Dave said that this would always be cropped off, so he should do this before he took the shot to give a stronger picture.

    Final tips from our professional photographer: mood music

    Mood music
    Dave insists you need to have music playing in the background to set the atmosphere for shooting fashion. His laptop, turned on its head for better sound, did the honours as we moved around the stately home.

    Final tips from our professional photographer: keep shooting

    Don’t look back
    Dave explained that ideally, after your first few shots, you need to shoot without looking at the back of the camera, to keep things moving and the mood upbeat.

    PAGE 1: Meet our professional photographer and apprentice
    PAGE 2: During the shoot
    PAGE 3: Final tips from our professional photographer
    PAGE 4: Our professional photographer’s recommended gear

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    Posted on Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 1:00 am under Photography Tips, Portraits.

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