Figureshooter Basics – Creating the Nude
(Question?) Can you post some basics on getting started maybe like a Figureshooter 101 course?
(aF) The best advice I can give for getting started is to find a photographer whose work you love. Start by imitating their work which helps to learn lighting, exposure, composition and so on. I started after I came across a book of nudes by Robert Farber.
Next,began pre-visualizing how you want the final image to look. Explain that thought to your model and if possible show her the image you are using as inspiration. Try using my altered system originally created by photographer Charles Green:
The C stands for composition, L stands for lighting, E stands for exposure, P stands for posing and S stands for space. While Charles used E for expression, I think exposure is more critical in the beginning.
Next would be to get out and began photographing!
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