The Shy Photographer’s Guide to Portrait Directing

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Take a reluctant subject, add a shy, inexperienced photographer and you’ll have a fine example of awkward chaos. I can’t make you less shy but there are tricks to help keep your shoot from having a tepid start. If you have zero practice in model direction, the following tricks will improve your game.

I am going to share with you some of my duds that preceded my final shots from my personal collection. They will demonstrate to you that A) getting “the one” is a process with a lot of false starts and B) even experienced photographers have to experiment. Read More … 

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