OBJECTIVE: SHOOT SILHOUETTES OUTSIDE Not too long ago, you guys worked on taking partial silhouettes. Today, we’re going to move to full silhouettes. And you’ll be glad to know that full silhouettes are easier than partial ones, if you know the secret. The secret to taking full silhouette photos is to expose for the sky. That’s it.…

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OBJECTIVE: SHOOT IN THE GOLDEN HOUR Ahh, the golden hour. That magical hour of shooting when all photos are supposed to come out perfectly. Right? Yeah, you know better than that! The golden hour is famous because the light is warmer than it is at high noon. Warmer light is often more flattering. We are also less…

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OBJECTIVE: SHOOT OUTSIDE IN GRASS Today I want you to practice a technique we’ve discussed a few times: how to get a good photo of your subjects in grass or other greenery. The big problem shooting when surrounded by verdant landscaping is that the green reflects up on your subjects. Green chins and necks are common and can…

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OBJECTIVE: SHOOT AT SCHOOL PLAYS, PRESENTATIONS ETC Not everyone will encounter auditoriums much in their photography career. But you never know when the need will arise: School plays Awards ceremonies 5th grade graduation Presentations by your favorite speaker Concerts You get the idea, right? There are times when you want to take a photo of someone…

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