A Photography Tip I think you’ll love!
How to take pictures using a single natural light-source.
In this video I’m going to show you how to photograph a model (Natasha) as she poses and turns her body away from a single natural light source. Enjoy!
Highlights from this video:
0:07 – Model posing using 1 light source (natural light)
0:33 – What’s the best angle?
1:10 – One Light Photography tip
One Natural Light Source
Diffused light is coming through a door on the models left hand side. See how the light falls on her body as she turns away from the light source.
Best Way to Pose a Fit Model
Find out where the light is best on Natasha’s body: Have a look at how the lights falls on her body, starting from looking at the light source and then ending with her posing away from the light source.
- Is it towards the light source?
- A little bit towards the camera?
- In front facing the camera?
- A little bit past the camera?
- Away from the light?
Turning Model Away from Light-Source
- Find the model’s position where there’s an optimum emphasis on the best part of the model’s physique.
- In posing, ask your model to pose with knees together to show her curves.
Optimum Position = 90 Degrees to Light
Natasha is a super-fit model and to show off one of her best features (her midriff), I positioned her at about 90 degrees to the light source.
In this position her six-pack is the most prominent and most impressive.
(how many people do you know – have a belly like that – I’m working on mine 🙂 )
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What do you guys think? Please leave me comments below. Brent