Top photographers for your model shooting
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Model photography simply involves shooting professional human subjects. The niches in which they are utilized are varied and numerous. However, a model photographer will still employ a specialized skill set when shooting models. Specifically, the photographer must be able to exert authority such that the model can effectively position him or herself. This requires the photography to not only understand what positions make for the best shots, but how to effectively communicate that to the model. In this case, an apt metaphor may be the “velvet glove”: authoritative enough to give commands while subtle enough to do so in an empathetic way that the model will understand.
At Photo Agency One, our photographers are well-versed in the art of not only shooting the best images but also in directing models so that the photographs are best suited for the design of the shoot. Located across the globe, from New York to Honk Hong, our photographers understand that commercial models need to serve a different purpose than fashion models, and both serve a different purpose than corporate models. Regardless of your image’s needs, whether to highlight a sense of community and teamwork, present a product, service, or idea in the most favorable light, or simply look as fierce as possible in a new fashion lineup, Photo Agency One has you covered for all your model photography needs.
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How to use the niche of model photography
Like some other entries, modeling photography is not truly a niche but represents more a premise which many other true niches utilize. There are very few styles of photography that cannot include models—with perhaps nature and landscape as one of the few niches that traditionally explicitly exclude models. Keep in mind, not every photograph in various niches utilize models, however those niches will generally make use of models in some of the shoots. The most obvious styles of photography that utilize models are fashion and advertising—the former of which almost always utilizes models. Of course, corporate and portrait photography can also use models as can action photography, though all of these niches will also regularly photograph human subjects that are not models.
In this regard, the model is someone who was trained and hired explicitly to be photographed—under which category, company employees, athletes amid play, and families often do not qualify. Regardless, a model photographer needs to have a very different set of communication skills than most other types of photographers—even those that work with non-professional human subjects. In this case, the photographer must tap into her inner authoritarian. This does not imply the photographer in question should be less polite. Simply, the photographer has less room for “compromise” in regards to the subject’s preferences. Of course, most professional models understand their role—and those who do not rarely last long in the industry. In terms of technique, the model photographer must have a keen understanding of how the human form affects the composition of design as well as how the settings of the camera affect the human image—especially with regards to lighting and skin. Moreover, the model photographer will often need superior editing skills as model photography generally seeks to present an ideal image which necessitates the removal of flaws by utilizing image manipulation software, Adobe Photoshop being the most common.
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