500 Poses for Photographing Men: A Visual Sourcebook for by Michelle Perkins

By Michelle Perkins

Supplying numerous strategies for refining poses and spicing up portrait classes, this visible sourcebook addresses the issues that photographers frequently run into whilst taking pictures of fellows, even if the photographs are for male type shoots, weddings, kin photographs, or person photos. For ease of use, this reference teams pattern photos in response to how a lot of the topic is integrated within the frame—from head-and-shoulders pictures to full-length snap shots. Containing contemporary photographs from major execs, this integral guide explains posing basics in addition to tips to offset the fears, matters, and insecurities that males can deliver to a portrait session.

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2011 - Copyright 2011 Evan Sharboneau – Page 40 City Lights Traffic has always been the classic example of long exposures. A tripod must be attached to your camera in order to take these shots. Make sure to take off any filters you have on your lens to reduce flare and hotspots. Try messing around with the white balance to change the color of the scene. 30 sec / f18 / 50mm/ ISO 100 Okay I lied about the filter thing... sort of. There are star filters available that turn the streetlights into stars/flares.

This tutorial is meant for information only and should not be used. Really - who wouldn't want to take photos as cool as these: ;) SAFETY FIRST You're playing with *FIRE*, people. Steel wool burns pretty quickly so you're generally OK; when it lands on you it'll burn out pretty quick. I've seen huge scatters land on a person and not leave any marks: BUT wear clothes you're not worried about getting burned patches in. Also wear a hood or a hat so it won't get in your hair. Goggles are a good idea, too.

The second image was the same thing, except I spun the focus ring in and out of focus. Half the sparks are really blurry and the other half are sharp. It looks like hot dreamy lava... perfect for a background texture. Sparklers This is just a standard long exposure of a firework sparkler in motion, taken on a tripod. Keep in mind that if you use a flash, the person holding the sparkler will show up in the photograph. Also keep in mind that if you shoot at F22, the sparks will be isolated on a black background, but if you shoot with a wider aperture, the environment around the sparkler will be lit up by the ambient light it gives out.

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