Portraiture #5

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Portraiture #5:

Portraiture #5 Distance

Full Length:

Full Length Traditionally of a standing model Shows body from top of head to bottom of foot Emphasizes length and leanness Incorporates context (background)

Full Length:

Full Length If model is sitting, implication is of closeness, coziness, informality, etc.

Medium Length:

Medium Length Generally: top of head to chest area Details are more visible Less importance to context

Medium Length:

Medium Length

Close Distance:

Close Distance Technically anything closer than “head & chest” Emphasizes details Little importance to context

Close Distance:

Close Distance “Extreme close-up” describes just one area of the body (e.g. face)

Distance of Multiple Subjects:

Distance of Multiple Subjects Equal distance = equal importance

Distance of Multiple Subjects:

Distance of Multiple Subjects Equal distance = equal importance

Distance of Multiple Subjects:

Distance of Multiple Subjects Closer to camera = more important (usually) Photo from http ://weddingseason.org /

Distance of Multiple Subjects:

Distance of Multiple Subjects Use focus to separate planes (distances from camera)

Distance of Multiple Subjects:

Distance of Multiple Subjects Distance can imply age and rank (as well as importance)

One Last Thing…:

One Last Thing… Have subjects interact for the most dynamic images!

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