I think many people start with candid street photography. Then asking their friends to pose for them..
I like people too. I like to go to the motor shows etc where the models are more than willing to get photographed.Akhil.
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I think many people start with candid street photography. Thenasking their friends to pose for them.I like people too. I like to go to the motor shows etc where themodels are more than willing to get photographed.Akhil.
Street photography is a good possibility.... you might find this thread informative..
I have been volunteering for our cultural group for years now. when there is a show, the performers are wearing their costumes and really look good with make up on. they are also, of course, in the mood to pose for pictures before the show. when the show is on, it is equally exciting and challenging to nail the shots. but I have the freedom to roam because I am the "official" photographer of our group. I also find it exciting to volunteer for our church (first communions, confirmations, baptisms, even some weddings).
Be the volunteer photographer for the class. after a while, people will recognize you as the one who takes good pictures (also, dslr and a flash with diffuser will always get their attention) be excited to pose for you as soon as you enter the building. thanks...
Shooting people happens to be what I gravitated or fell into and what I get called on to do. As far as lighting ,there are a million ways and none are right or wrong in my book.if it's how you preceived the shot to be then it's right.....i don't like rules..
Study the Masters and look at good magazines..
There is one rule though that pretty much holds true most all the time..
If you miss the eyes in terms of focus and light,then you have missed the shot. the eyes are most important.'The moment you think you're great is the moment you quit learning.'http://www.gawalters.com..
Thanks everyone! This is all very good advice. I'm continuing to practice on my toddler who absolutely loves the camera until I get up my nerve...