Portrait in door opening

June 10, 2014 · 2 comments

portrait-in-door-opening

This is just a quick tip how to take a great portrait in natural light, put your model in a door opening, or a step or two into it. The exact position will reveal itself as you try your way to the best light.

The opening should be in the shade so direct sunlight won’t hit your model, if you like you can always use a reflector to add some fill light to the scene. I have found that this “technique” is very useful when you want to add contrast to portraits. This applies mostly to light situations when the light outside is stronger than inside, but a light inside can add a little hair light or make the background more interesting.

That was just a quick blog post to get me going again, I have been neglecting this blog in English for too long due to a lot of reasons, mostly work. Or sick kids. But, I will try to add a few interesting posts soon.

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1 ruben June 10, 2014 at 18:58

Hi Stefan, thanks for this.
Have you ever considered a translation plug-in? Write in one language and have it translated into another one automatically?
a possible plug-in is: http://www.qianqin.de/qtranslate/

2 601 Photo June 11, 2014 at 01:12

Great stuff Stefan, simple and beautiful. Thanks for the tip. :)

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