Fashion photography is the most sought after profession. Big money and the larger than lifestyle are the main reasons. That’s why hundreds and hundreds of photographers are dreaming of such opportunity.
Even though high fashion photographers such as Mario Testino and Eva Mueller may not be as famous as the models they shoot, they are sought out more than models by fashion magazines and designers.
Fashion photography is not an easy task. Here are some tips to get started.
You should be expertise in your subject. Reading related books, blogs about fashion photography is very important. You can buy online. A fashion photographer should be skilled in portrait photography as well as creating images for the advertising market.
Having a portfolio is very important. Make sure to keep this portfolio handy at all times. If your work has been already published in any magazine, newspaper or contest, ensure to add them in your portfolio.
Two good cameras, a tripod, good lighting equipments are mandatory to become a fashion photographer.
Creating online portfolio does wonders. Creating photo bucket account, flicker helps to enhance your online portfolio. In addition, submitting your photos to photo blogs, online fashion photo galleries also very helpful.
In order to make outstanding fashion photos, you should focus on three factors. First of all ensure to supervise your model’s hair and makeup. Another important aspect a fashion photographer should focus is the clothing and accessories.
Fashion photography is all about trends and artistic beauty. So, clothing and accessories of the model you shoot play vital role. Backdrops and locations are also vital factors