The world of fashion photography can seem mysterious and out of reach, while portrait photography is one of the more accessible genres within the industry.
Expert in both worlds is Michael, known in the industry as Kid Circus, specialising in portrait and fashion photography, who’ll show you his best tricks through his uniquely open and intimate style. Helping us dig deeper and asking all the questions you always wanted to is our host, Tomi Adebayo, who you might know as @GadgetsBoy.
0:29 Chapter 1: Introduction
In the second episode, Michael helps us add a story around our portraits turning them into lifestyle photos, while sharing his most helpful tips and his best kept secrets with you.
01:00 Chapter 2: Approach and equipment
Start with the story, then choose your equipment. Michael upgraded his kit to the EOS R5, but kept the Canon RF 50mm F1.8 STM for the shoot.
Canon EOS R5: https://canon.sm/3ZODg80
Canon RF 50mm F1.8 STM: https://canon.sm/3nOdGCR
02:26 Chapter 3: Getting the shot
We cover how to brief your model on the story behind the shot and how to direct them efficiently.
Michael also gives tips on the best camera settings to support your shoot, including continuous shooting mode, ISO and the advantages of tethering.
04:43 Chapter 4: The right settings
The importance of camera settings shouldn’t be underestimated and should always be set with the final product in mind.
05:40 Chapter 5: Summary
Let’s look at what we’ve learned!
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