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Helpful Guidelines - Choosing ModelsSo you're looking for a model for a photoshoot and you don't know where to start?Helpful Guidelines - Choosing Models by larafairie
Whether you're a photographer just starting out, an amateur or professional photographer looking for further advice then this is the guide for you.
Firstly - ask yourself what sort of model you're looking for -
*Is the model important in the shoot?
*What sort of look do you need?
*Special requirements (for example if you're doing a fashion shoot you need to consider height
SO where do I look?
Models are quite easy to access as long as you know where to look and you know what you're looking for.
Top agencies (Storm, Elite etc) are going to want a lot of experience before they feel confident with you using their models. So if you're starting out an easy way is to look at a website called Modelmayhem (www.modelmayhem.com). It's a worldwide known website and you can browse people by city/country etc - perfect if you need to organise someone and you can contact the model directly. There's
How to make better photographsWhile there is no certain way to tell anyone how to make a genious pictures, my experience tells me, that in many cases people just were not told, how exactly they could progress. By simply telling them few hints, a substantial part of "poor" prohotgaphers can reveal their actual potential.How to make better photographs by onkami
Here's some tips.
Photography is rarely just hitting the button at some right moment. It is a process which consists:
- having strong or not-so-strong idea of what you're trying to show on picture.
- knowing all these camera buttons and be certain that the regime/settings of your camera, as well as scene environment and supplemental gear (tripods, flashes) is right for your shot, so you do not trash the picture by wrong settings.
- ability to postprocess the picture in a right way.
Some philosophy. If you like some artist's work, remember that he is a human too and what he did you can possibly reporoduce. You can not copy his talent of seeing things, but virtually all technical aspects ca