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AOP part 45: Simple Window Portrait

And I moved on to another simple window light portrait. The top down view always works well with female subjects.

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Harriett and Leah - Creating a massive montage (video)

"Nudes Deconstructed" - a short YouTube video discussion of an image.

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AOP part 44: Unfrozen Movement

We switched outfits again, to something even less like Maja's normal wear. I don't think pastel blue would ever appear in her wardrobe!

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Texture Contrasts

THINKING: Stairs can be great places to shoot because they give the model so many posing opportunities.

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AOP part 43: A Simple Portrait

By flipping the studio strobe off, I was able to go back to the natural light for a moment to capture these more delicate portraits.

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DVD: Creative Nude Photography

This trailer features stills from the learning program "Creative Nudes". Moving beyond a last century vision of fine art nude, this program shows you how to create 21st century nude photography This is a double DVD set, over 2 hours in length,...

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AOP part 42: Frozen Motion

I knew the location had a box of various costumes. Now stylistically these were not really Maja's thing, but nevertheless I thought we would give them a try and they have worked very well.

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AOP part 41: The Simplest of Props

As well as making dresses, hoodies, scarves and jumpers in a fashion context it can also be used as something to pull against or swing around or.

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Leah Axl - Mixed Light Sources (video)

"Nudes Deconstructed" - a short YouTube video discussion of an image.

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Telling a Story

THINKING: I strongly favour what I call the "film direction" method of posing. That is I give the model a story and a scene and let them act into it.