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Mastering the Model Shoot: Everything a Photographer Needs to Know Before, During, and After the Shoot by Frank Doorhof

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Chapter Four. Clothing & Styling (The Most Important Things)

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Photography is an art form. To create art we need inspiration, vision, etc. When you start out as a photographer, you will know this problem. You find a model who is willing to pose for you, but she shows up with the standard jeans and tank top that she wears in everyday life. In the end, you can make some images but it’s not what you really want, is it? It’s not about lighting; it’s not about gear; it’s about the image—you’re telling a story. When you take a photograph of a model wearing jeans and a tank top, your lighting has to be spectacular because there’s simply nothing else going ...

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