Boudoir photography is a niche in portrait photography, combining the features of portraiture, fashion, art, glamorous and erotic photography. A great way to capture sexy, sensual, stylish images of women of all ages and forms. It is not necessary to have the body of a model that has stepped off the catwalk in order to turn out beautifully in the frame.
Tips for a boudoir photo shoot
The word boudoir comes from French. The boudoir was a place where a woman could take time for herself; depending on financial capabilities, the boudoir was assigned a whole room or part of it, separated by a partition.
The style of boudoir photography itself has existed since the 1940s. It is a sensual, intimate look at a person. Clients are most often women, but there is also a male boudoir photograph. This is a playful and provocative style. Nudity is only implied, but rarely shown. Continue reading
Photographer Matt Perry shows how to transform eye-catching cityscapes into breathtaking images while working harmoniously with the surroundings and city lights.
City landscapes look great during the golden hour of sunrise and sunset due to diffused, warm light. The same applies to the “blue hour”: the period before sunrise or immediately after sunset, when the sun goes low enough below the horizon, and the sky takes on a blue hue, which becomes deeper, darker and richer, the further the sun recedes until the blue becomes in black.
Artificial light sources
During the blue hour, any artificial lighting will be noticeable. From the light of car headlights to lighting from office windows and streetlights, the city begins to take a different look, day turns into night. Illumination of architectural Continue reading
Learning how to use a camera properly is the most important aspect of improving a photographer’s skills. Composition, lighting and post-processing on a computer have a big impact on the quality of the photo, but still they are second on the list of priority skills. The main thing is the camera.
Five common camera setup errors
A professional photographer, Ugo Cei, spoke about one elegant trick he uses to teach his clients how to study the camera better: take a brown paper bag, put the camera in it, and blindly, without looking at it, adjust the ISO, shutter speed and aperture to the desired values. If you can do this, then you already know your tool enough and can move on (it goes without saying that you also need to clearly understand Continue reading