Consistency and ease of execution is one easy trademark skill any photographer can master when it comes to shooting portraits.
The incredible flexibility of natural diffused sunlight through a window gives you tons of different creative options without spending hundreds of dollars on strobes. Neither do you have to deal with various settings to get great looking portraits.
Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens shows you how in the video below.
Adding a reflector, choosing different angles, moving the subject around the window, or even change your focal length. The humble window light, diffused or not, can turn any dreary scene into great photo scenarios.
This great book discusses the value of waiting for that great moment (and how to make sure you don’t miss it), how a true smile differs from a fake one, and other solid insights that are guaranteed to give you tangible ideas to make the most of your next portrait shoot.
Combining these steps with Portrait Profiles and Creative Exercises, Forget Mugshots will help you photograph real people in the real world, leveraging the techniques and best practices that have made David’s portraits known around the world.