How to Photograph Nudes (Creatively)
Photographing nudes is easy. You simply find a model, persuade them to strip off, find a location or hire a studio, light them, pose them, make sure they’ve got the right expression. Oh and make sure your camera is set up correctly, you’re using the right lens , Selling the pics is easy after that providing that they’ve signed a model release, they are in the right style and of course, not horizontal when the editor wants upright. Here’s a few tips gleaned from forty years experience to get you started.
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- Lighting – Daylight or Artificial?More on how to light nudes … Continue readingLighting – Daylight or Artificial?
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- One Model – One LightHow to achieve simple dramatic lighting … Continue readingOne Model – One Light
- Photographing Location Nudes – WoodsIf you go down to the woods today – read this first … Continue readingPhotographing Location Nudes – Woods
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Creative Nude Photography shows you how to go beyond the norms of conventional glamour. The book contains sections on the concept, but is it art plus practical advice on finding models and camera techniques. The final section shows examples of creative nude projects
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