I started an adventurous “on a budget” project shooting with speedlights only. Low costs include: (no) studio rental fee, ideas for shooting at home, and – of course – low/no model fees. I identified photo styles that allow you to work with your partner/wife/friends, newcomers, and even with models on TFP basis for specific concepts.
In general, the inverse-square law explains the disproportionate light fall-off with increasing distance of the subject to the light source. So what’s “sexy” about that? Well, you can dramatically influence the mood, meaning style and statement, of your photo! Get a step-by-step brush-up about theory and real-world examples the “illustrative way”.
For this private little project, there was no budget allocation in place at all yet model Brenda and I shot some marvelous looks. Explore what’s possible in order to create in a limited space and on a tight budget.
Bodyscapes are following the classical nude approach and focus on the human form as a study, from abstract to compositional. No sexualized and teasing poses are involved so the results are typically faceless.
In glamour/nude photography here in Europe, the subjects are still portrayed in alluring and exciting ways ranging from fully sexy dressed to nude. Glamour is primarily meant to tease and flirt with the viewer but never crosses the border to pornography and erotica at all! Get all actionable advice here.