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Jaw-Dropping Dance Portraits Caught With Flour And Photography By Alexander Yakovlev. Photography might not steal your soul (except for selfies), but it’s adept at capturing the intangible magic of the moment.

Jaw-Dropping Dance Portraits Caught With Flour And Photography By Alexander Yakovlev

And few do it better than Alexander Yakovlev with his dance photography. He has a good eye for dancers and scene composition, catching them at their most expressive and dynamic. Watching a dance live, the eye wouldn’t have time to register the majesty of all the moves. But Yakovlev’s photography gives the chance to appreciate the art done of the moving human body, and the incredible grace of ballet. More than that, his flour series captured movement well, like a real life version of motion lines. Alexander Yakovlev is Russian photographer out of Moscow. More info: ayakovlev.com | 500px | Facebook | Instagram Read more. Photography tricks and tips. Inspire Me Interview #22} Sue Bryce.

Today I am thrilled to introduce you to the incredibly talented Sue Bryce of Sydney, Australia.

Inspire Me Interview #22} Sue Bryce

I had the pleasure of hearing Sue speak at WPPI last year and her presentation was the absolute highlight of the entire convention for me! If you ever have a chance to hear her speak… Go to whatever lengths you must to make it happen! Sue is a stunning mix of confidence, whit, brains and drive. Her photography is quite literally breath taking and perhaps even more impressive then her photography is her savvy business skills. Sue has built a portrait business from zero to $25,000 per week as a single woman with her bare hands! Dear Model: Posing Tips for How to Look Your Best in Photographs. Dear (new’ish) Model, My name is Other Model.

Dear Model: Posing Tips for How to Look Your Best in Photographs

I have spent the last couple of years finding out a few things that I wish I’d known from the start. Please don’t think I’m patronising as I mean this only in goodwill, as there is absolutely no gain for me by sharing these cheats. Not all of my points will be valid for you as posing varies in each genre. Just take what you can and ignore the rest. Create separation between your limbs from your body. Fat arm to thin arm Body width shrunk by optical illusion Have a basic understanding of light. Be aware of ‘mothing’. No harry, don’t fly into the light!” Recognise when your eyes are over-rotating. Know how far you can turn your head before your nose ‘breaks your cheek’. Elongate your neck to simulate height and poise. Go one step further by popping your jaw towards camera if you want a strong line created by the shadow. 4 big reasons you look fat in photographs. Update: You know how you read buzz feed or something like that and there is this really shocking title, but when you go to read it its nothing about what you thought it was going to be?

4 big reasons you look fat in photographs.

And it ticks you off? Well this article is not like that, but the title is like that for a reason. It’s what brought you to read this today. I had some unsavory comments about people not liking that I used the word fat, or upset that I would use this word in a negative context. Just to be honest – a man responded to this article saying ” or start working out and don’t be fat ” Ouch.

So to give you a little background, I have been a professional photographer for 8 years. So as many of you know, if you have been following this blog, that this is my own journey to loving myself and finding a way to encourage other women to love their bodies through fashion. The funny part about that is, anyone can look photogenic or un-photogenic depending on who is taking the photo of them.

So #1- Camera Distortion. Alea. 7 Posing Techniques for Non-Models. Not everyone works with models.

7 Posing Techniques for Non-Models

A lot of photographers have the job of shooting with everyday people and we need to make them look like models. So how do you do that when the subjects have no experience posing or controlling their face for the camera? Here are seven tips to make your portrait subjects feel like models. We don't generally think of hair as a part of the body we can control, but you really can! If you are shooting a subject with long hair, then bad hair is going to be the first thing anyone notices about your photo. Let's assume you're doing a basic portrait session without makeup artists and hair stylists. Hair all behind the shoulders.Hair all in front of the shouldersHair all on one side.Hair all on the other side.Hair up. Hair on the shoulders (#1) should be avoided at all costs. Generally you want their part facing the camera so more of their face is included. This demonstrates the before and after of telling them to bring their ears forward.