Friday, November 11, 2016
My Portrait Shooting Philosophy
I haven't written about this in awhile, but I suppose it's time to revisit! Shooting portrait sessions (fashion, senior, engagement, etc) and weddings is such a fun challenge for me. I always set out with the following agenda, in this order:
1) create a fun experience for my subjects. I want them to have fun (I think that makes the best pictures anyway!). I strive to not make it seem like work for them, or for me.
2) create memorable images. Yes, this is #2, not 1. But of course it's important to find the best light, casually pose them to not look stiff, and set all my camera settings properly. I always look for moments first, and then composition second. And when possible, shoot sweet moments with breathtaking composition.
I love photographing people - and people in love. It's such a dream come true to be able to do this for a living, and I'm humbled that I have so many people who believe in me. Thank you!
Talk to you soon,
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