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Mastering the Model Shoot: Everything a Photographer Needs to Know Before, During, and After the Shoot by Frank Doorhof

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Chapter Three. Props & Backgrounds

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Sometimes it can be hard to find the correct background for your images, and you’ll find yourself looking forever to find it. Ever heard about “writer’s block”? Well, I think photographers also have something that you could call “background block.” The more you try to find the background, the less likely you will succeed, although it should be easy. If you have the right model and the right light, almost any background can be interesting. The shot here was done with one Elinchrom Ranger Quadra aimed at the model at a slight angle (actually, it was placed very close to the wall), and... well, that’s it. The background ...

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