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Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 24 - 2016

Best Lens for Head Shot Photography

Best Lens for Head Shot Photography



Many novice photographers ask, “which lens is best for photographing head shots/portraits, and why?” Actually, suitable or not a lens is depends on the needs of the photographer. What you need to familiarize yourself with is actually the characters of the lens you’re using and how it effects the proportions of the object’s face that you’re photographing.

For more detains, you can view the comparisons of the shape of face in the model below, shot using different focal lenghts: Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips for Photographing Portraits

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On February - 8 - 2016
Tips for Photographing Portraits

Tips for Photographing Portraits

The following are points to consider when conducting a model/portrait photo shoots. In this post, I will be discussing the matter of composition, angle, backgrounds, and lightings; areas in which beginners usually make mistakes in.

1. Composition
Pay close attention to the composition when photographing a person. If the scene above the head of the object supports and establishes the mood of the photograph, then it’s fine; but if not, you should not leave too much space above the mode’s head. Also pay attention not to cut off any appendages that may make a photograph seem cramped (such as the elbow or the ear), and also avoid photographing with the legs of the model positioned facing directly at the camera. Read the rest of this entry »

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