Photo shoot tips?

November 18, 2012 @ 02:07:13
any tips for a photo shoot? I've never done one before. never done portraits either...only snapshots i guess or still life...or life i guess.
November 18, 2012 @ 19:08:59
know what you want - and know how to communicate that to the subject before you get there. be ready to experiment.

if you're technically sound - it's just communication really.
November 18, 2012 @ 19:13:50
I feel like nobody ever says this but....PLAY MUSIC. Watch blushing
November 18, 2012 @ 19:37:24
I feel like nobody ever says this but....PLAY MUSIC. Watch blushing
genius

also have some similar style pictures on your phone to show what you want
November 18, 2012 @ 21:47:43
yeah just know what kind of pictures you are looking for going into it.
otherwise you will keep shooting forever. if you know what you're looking for you'll know when you get it.
and as shank said, play music.

know how to communicate. i also recommend that if you are shooting somebody you don't know, get to know them and talk a bit before shooting.
November 19, 2012 @ 01:46:32
Hopefully you know how to use a camera, also think about the lighting.
November 19, 2012 @ 02:14:18
+1 on the music. just try to make them as comfortable as you can i guess. and know beforehand how to control your lighting/ camera. ask them to bring examples of photos they like too.
November 19, 2012 @ 06:21:16
thank you guys. I love HB. The girl actually wants street style fashion photos of herself. she has sent some examples as well. you guys are great. I can't really play music out in the street though but good lookin out.
November 19, 2012 @ 17:13:59
Definitely communicate with the model before and during the shoot. Stay cool, they feed off of you.
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