We decided to try a documentary style photoshoot. The lighting in the room was bad, so we used some studio lights but bounced on the door, (a part of the studio lights are visible). The smudging of mirror with some water helped get the effect we needed. Wet hair sticking to her face and body really helped capture the reflection (not literal). Priya looks all natural and her glace backword is a better pose than the earlier ones we tried (see below). Added the black and white setting later post production.Read More
“Like the classic Sharmila Tagore pose” remarked Priya excitedly when we discussed what we will click next, “and..” she continued “I have the perfect sari for it.”. As she unfolded her suitcase to reveal the sari she continued blabbering. “It’s my mom’s you know! She wanted to give this away! I saw it and said, I will keep it, it’s so beautiful…”. She continued remarking about the color and texture and I like any other guy in the world who is clueless about clothes, colors, etc, just nodded my head in agreement, and remarked “It looks great!” Read More
“Whoever said diamonds are a girls best friend, clearly never owned a bike”
The beast of a machine stood there, looking all mean, showing off its biceps as sunlight reflected its chrome black and steel body. The roar of engine made one proud. As Tanya sat on the bike, the lady and machine become one. The combination lethal. Tanya a commercial pilot is used to mean machines! Read More
Facial expressions and body language are giveaway, I might lie by my words, but my expressions might not.
Clicking snaps of people is interactive and fun. Asking them to be natural in front of the camera is tough at time, and the best way to loosen up is to try an expressions series. It sets a right rapo between the photographer and the model/subject. Smile, laugh, cry, shock, bored, crazy are some of the moods you can use, the more the better. Few tips Read More