Facial expressions and body language can either make or break a photo. Again and again we see images that would be successful if only there was emotion in the image instead of a subject with a bored look or a blank stare. How can you get your models more engaged with your camera to get more positive results?First of all stop falling in love with the dark and depressing look. Sure it’s dramatic and has it place but think about how images are used. With the exception of pitiful children and animals... continue reading
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A recent conversation with a photographic colleague brought up an interesting topic.What do you see as art in your photography?My answer was everything.How did I come to this conclusion?The photography medium has been described as documentary, but I beg to differ.A few years ago I was lucky enough to become acquainted with an artist who helped me shape my way of looking at my craft.He asked me once where I saw art in the world and I listed a few examples, to which he said yes, you are... continue reading
Body language is one of a kind of non verbal communication (don't use the words) but using the body for example, by using facial expressions. Facial expression is one of the types of body language so that facial expression itself can be interpreted as a form of nonverbal communication, which can convey the emotional state of a person to the person watching it.Human beings can experience certain facial expressions intentionally or unintentional, but in general the facial expressions that... continue reading
After much effort, passion and learning photography (from April 2009) - I finally managed.This is my 1000 photos on Dreamstime.and that the photo assignment - I always the effort to be part of it.First I want thanked the people who work in Dreamstime because with them and with all of you dear friends and colleagues learned a lot about photography, about the concept of photography, the image processing.So many times was angry at Dreamstime for rejected images (and the day today) :))))... continue reading
It was a pleasure to do a shoot with Zoe. Signed with Generation Model Management and starred in a few movies (see her IMDb profile), she was looking to get new headshots done and as an exchange we did a stock photo shoot.Zoe is a real pro and fun and easy to work with. I showed her a few poses and asked if she could do them, and without hesitation she nailed the looks I wanted.I hope you like this series:Her headshots:Stock Shots: continue reading
.......I just couldn't resist - my daughter is 16 months old and is learning to eat by herself. Let me tell you, she's a bundle of joy and really loves life and is always in a good mood. As a result, when letting her eat by herself, it has consequences that are just to much fun.While eating I just decided to move her in front of a white wall, and with a less then 5 minute photoshoot (flash mounted on camera, bounced from ceiling with white card to create fill light, and no post processing) these... continue reading
I started making pictures with passion. I started with many questions, many refused files and disappointments. But I don`t give up. Never mind that I have no expensive equipment, professional models and studio.And if you are sitting there and looking at another refused file and asking yourself "Why" ???? I will tell you why: " Because there is a reason, because you have to improve yourself, your portfolio and sometimes you have to be focused on your goal".So what would you do now? ...Maybe you... continue reading
Hi,this blog is for those who want to say something with their pictures. Of course and for everyone else:) I was thinking first what to shoot, what picture can say more then just "look at me" and then,forget me. I wanted picture with message, symbolic picture, and I got it. My idea was to show you in one picture man or woman in here world fighting from stress, pollution and other bad things. So I tried. At beginning it was hard I didn't know how, but then I realized, I can put those things together... continue reading
As many of us know, working with models can be a real challenge when it comes to the visual result of your concept. It's both a challenge for the photographer and the model and the key to the best result is communication between the two parties. Be friends with your models, know them, be relaxed and play.That being said, after searching for imagery of people involved in different activities, I noticed there are two major types of model expression: models looking at the camera while involved in... continue reading
It's been few days since I started my participation in the message boards & I think I've mised alot of hot issues & discussions... (I hope no one is getting annoyed with my start there :)).I also tried to read threads as much as I can to know more & more about the site that takes at least 1 hour from me everyday now! (DT of course)I'm enjoying every section & everyday I learn more & more from it...Latest sections, Popular photos, blogs etc... But the message boards is the most useful place for... continue reading
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