Natural Light and Shadows: Dealing with it by using reflectors. In this setup I use natural light only. The sunlight shining through a big window is key. A gold disc reflector is used to bring light levels higher in the right upper portion of the subject.Read More
Author: Dan Hostettler
The word “boudoir” invokes images of elegance and sensuality. Women have always been drawn to this classy and intimate form of photography, which has been growing in popularity over the past three decades. Photographers in turn have been drawn into the boudoir photography business to celebrate their subjects.Read More
Wouldn’t it be nice if we lived in a world where passion and creativity paid the bills instead of money? Sadly, this is not the case. As a glamour and nude photographer working for private clients there are obvious opportunities to make money.Read More
The ability to make money doing what you love isn’t a far-fetched fantasy; it is something you can achieve. Many people dream of becoming first aspiring, then professional photographers.
However, the number of people with the determination to make this bold step is fewer than you may expect.
The first rule of good shoots is that the subject’s shoulders should be turned at an angle to the camera. To have the shoulders facing the camera straight on makes the person look wider and stockier than normal. This pose is used frequently in the world of fashion, glamour and nude.Read More
Multiple sources: Using windows for rim lighting. Create a rim light indoors with window light. Take several test shots while the model slowly turns away from the window. Keep the model in a position where the light brightens the side of their head and shoulders without spilling over in to their face.Read More