Portraiture #2

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Hand posing; natural light portraits

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Portraiture #2:

Portraiture #2

PowerPoint Presentation:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9FfToE5oQA

Posing #2: Hands:

Posing #2: Hands Feminine: Fingers should appear long and elegant Don’t show the broad (back) side of the hand Showing the side of the hand is most flattering Masculine: Have hands lightly fisted (like holding a golf ball ) Okay to show broad side of the hand

Posing #2: Hands:

Posing #2: Hands http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-7hnA0d8jw

Natural Lighting:

Natural Lighting Direct or indirect sun; shade Midday light is bright and broad (flat) Use diffusers (semi- opaque material ) to soften light www.markcleghorn.com Aneta Kowalczyk

PowerPoint Presentation:

Watch for shadows (underexposure) & bright areas (overexposure)

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“Backlit” photos have strong light in the background Foreground is overly dark Fixes: Overexpose; use a reflector; turn on fill flash

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“Magic hours” (hour after sunrise, and hour before sunset) cast warm side light; shadows add depth while warm cast flatters skin tones Lisa Bettany Lisa Bettany Phaewilk

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Set White Balance manually during Magic Hours for best skin tone

Activity:

Activity Take portraits in natural light Try using diffusers, reflectors, and fill flash Pay attention to: H and posing Over/underexposed areas White Balance Save your images for use at a later date

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