Maternity - Charlotte in the Studio Part 2 | The Photographer Academy

Maternity - Charlotte in the Studio Part 2

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Learn how to shoot beautiful maternity portraits in the studio. We join Mark in the studio to observe as he guides you through how he shoots a full maternity session with our wonderful model Charlotte. Starting with the basics and then gradually building the session to finish with the creative twist that will really make your sessions stand out from the crowd.

In the next part of this session Mark changes the look of the bed set-up to a lighter and brighter feel and re-styles the bed into a more hi-key feel. He then works through a simple variety, changing the background with both paper rolls and the Lastolite Pop-up Urban backgrounds. And also changing the lighting around to generate a great variety of images in quick succession to guarantee the shot. More importantly this variety is a key part of the sales process so it is essential to get before moving onto the more creative images.

Equipment: Canon 5DmkII, Canon 24-105mm, Canon 50mm, Canon 70-200mm, Sigma 12-24mm, Sekonic L358, Elinchrom Skyport Trigger, 4x Elinchrom BX500Ri studio Light, 1x Elinchrom D-Lite 4 Studio Light, 2x Elinchrom Rotalux Softbox 90x110cm, 1 x Elinchrom Standard Reflector 50° 21cm & 20° Grid, Elinchrom Maxi Lite Reflector 40cm 43°, Elinchrom Softlite Reflector 44cm 55° Lastolite Hi-Lite 8x7”, Lastolite Pop-up Urban background

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