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Reflectors in Photography: Their Function and Various Types

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 18 - 2016
Reflectors in Photography

Reflectors in Photography

When photographing a model or a product and you feel like there are certain parts of the object that doesn’t seem to be well-lit by the main sources of light, you can use a reflector to (obviously) reflect light to fill in any shadowy areas.

There are two general types of reflectors:
– Natural reflectors.
Reflectors from the surrounding environment.
For example: White sand reflecting sunlight; sunlight reflected on sea water, ponds or lakes; white walls of a building.

-Artificial reflectors.
Man-made reflectors especially manufactured for use by photographers.
These artificial reflectors are categorized into 3 types or surface colors: Read the rest of this entry »


Basic Studio Portrait Lighting Techniques

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 6 - 2016

Basic Studio Portrait Lighting Techniques - The Model

Basic Studio Portrait Lighting Techniques - The Model

Learn 3 different studio portrait lighting techniques using just one light. Read the rest of this entry »


Why did Einstein Stick Out his Tongue in his Portrait?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 4 - 2016

Why did Einstein Stick Out his Tongue in his Portrait

Why did Einstein Stick Out his Tongue in his Portrait

Why do you think Einstein stuck out his tongue in his most famous portrait? Many have asked that question, and there are even those that think it’s a photoshopped image.
Turns out, this really was an authentic photograph and not the least bit photoshopped. So what’s the back story of this portrait? Read the rest of this entry »


Tips to Make Your Face Photogenic by Peter Hurley

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 5 - 2016
Portrait Photography Tips

Portrait Photography Tips

Peter Hurley is a famous portrait and headshot photographer. He has been splashing around the world of close up photography for more than a decade. Headshot photograph is a photo which is taken with the head and a small part of the shoulder as the focus of the photo. In this opportunity, Peter will share some secrets on what he usually does to make his clients look more photogenic in front of camera. According to him, one of the easiest ways to make any of his client look cooler is by highlighting their chin line.

The secret of his style of taking a photograph is actually very simple. The key point is not to let the chin and the neck slur with each other without any clear line between them. Apparent chin line will make your face appear haggard and it will look more attractive. It is a very simple attempt; you just need to point your face forward a bit. But if you shoot from the side, you can slightly lower down one of your shoulders (that faces the camera) then direct your face to the front and put it little bit sideway. If the left shoulder is the one being lowered, you need to put your face aslant to the right and vice versa. Read the rest of this entry »


Tips for Photographing Full Figured Models

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 4 - 2016

Super Model Photography

Super Model Photography

Whoever you photograph and when photographing different body types, you’re always demanded to produce a flattering photograph. And nowadays, more than ever, photographing full figured people means you have to make them look slimmer to get the flattering effect.

The following are a few tips to ensure you get that desired flattering angle and exposition when photographing full figured models.

1. Clothing
Choose clothing that is slimming. For that, choose dark colored clothes with vertical patterns and a bit of a loose fit. Bright clothing that is too tight will accentuate the body, making the figure look wider. Read the rest of this entry »


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