Professional Photographer to the Rescue: outdoor portraits that look like real life

    | Photography Tips | Portraits | 01/02/2013 16:27pm

    Our professional photographer’s recommended gear

    Our professional photographer's recommended gear: 70-200mm lens

    Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM lens
    “It suits my style as I can get tight, striking compositions, and the telephoto focal lengths enhance the shallow depth of field when using wide apertures to further blur backgrounds. I use f/2.8 for arty shots, but generally keep it on f/5.6 as otherwise half the face could appear out of focus,” says Annabel.

    Our professional photographer's recommended gear: double-sided reflector

    Double-sided reflector
    “As I only shoot using natural light, I sometimes need to bounce light back onto people to lighten their faces and to fill in the shadows. I carry a portable reflector that can be collapsed down easily, and is double-sided, with gold for warming up people’s faces and white to bounce a natural light onto them,” says Annabel.

    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, February 1st, 2013 at 4:27 pm under Photography Tips, Portraits.

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