If you are looking for a model to work with, it can be difficult to get started. After all, you have to prove you are a great photographer in order to get people to shoot with you – but you also have to get people to shoot with you in order to prove that you are a great photographer! It’s a classic catch-22, so let’s look at how to get around it. When you are looking for models for your portrait work, here’s how to begin.
Feeling like the creative part of your mind went on vacation without asking you first? It’s not uncommon for photographers to go through creative slump and experience times when the ideas just aren’t flowing like they used too. Depending on how you look at it, this can either be a stressful time, or a quick moment to take a breather while you casually gather some inspiration. Of course, for some of you, the latter of those two may not be an option, and sometimes you’re just going to have to force it–which is never easy.
Wildlife is a popular photography subject, but you don’t need to go on an African safari or travel to faraway lands to get photos of animals. Safely and easily photographing animals at the zoo can also lead to some quality photos as long as you take the right approach. While photographing animals in captivity will near be quite the same as photographing them in the wild, most medium to large cities have a zoo, making it an affordable and realistic option for any photographer.
Here we’ll look at 10 tips that can help you to get the most out of your trip to the zoo.
When shooting outdoors, there are a number of criteria which need to be met in order to make your photoshoot a success. You need a location which is picturesque and which suits the theme and overall look of your photoshoot. You need to have room to set up your equipment and pose your model, as well as enough privacy to carry the shoot out undisturbed. You also need to have the legal right to take pictures there, which can often be overlooked.
Here is how to ensure that you can find a location that matches these criteria every time you need one.