raphaella gaze posed centre camera Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

Gaze

THINKING: The general rule of thumb is that the gaze of your sitter should look INTO the frame of the image.

skin create rubber posing model Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

Emotion

THINKING: Just completely in your face. That was thinking, rock chick, oiled up and full of life, self-confidence and outright arrogance.

verticals raphaella lines surfaces shooting Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

Direct

THINKING: Shooting in building like this one, it is very apparent just how many verticals there are and how strongly they dominate an image.

freya system root camera background Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

Detailed Backgrounds

THINKING: While working in some woods Freya and I discovered this amazing root system for a fallen tree.

cabinet evoke emotional emotion viewer Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

Despair - emotional and powerful - how to shoot it

THINKING: Not every picture has to be happy. I believe that the purpose of art is to evoke an emotional response in the viewer.

pose triangle mike katherine vertical Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

Posing two models for amazing shapes and dance like positions

THINKING: Phil and Katherine are not trained dancers so firstly fair play to them for being able to pull this very difficult pose off.

stomach shooting model lighting blacks Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

You can crop in to create unusual nude body shapes

THINKING: Sometimes while shooting things happen. In this case while shooting general bodyscapes my model pulled in her stomach like this and I went "Wow!

mirror nikimarie actually reflection problem Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

Photographic images about body image (No. 3)

THINKING: One of the key problem areas with respect to body image is body dysmorphia. Simply put the person sees something completely different in the mirror than actually reality.

camera barbie previous message height Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

Photo Images About Body Image

THINKING: We continue the theme from the previous image with body markings, but here we are carrying a different message.

theme slightly gives centre bodies Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

Striking images about body image

THINKING: Time and again I find models saying how they don't feel attractive or have one or many defects in their bodies.