Beauty photography: 10 things you need to know before you start shooting

Jade Keshia Gordon
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Jade Keshia Gordon
Jade Keshia Gordon

Jade is a professional beauty and fashion photographer based in London, and has been taking portraits for more than a decade developing her signature style.

Beauty photography is the name given to the practice of shooting close-up images of subjects – you'll be typically getting much closer to models than a standard portrait, and will be aiming to highlight their features for commercial use, adverts, magazine spreads and brands.

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