Chapter Five. Coaching Your Models Once They’re on the Set


We talk a lot about technique in this book, but let’s be honest, for model photography, you have to have a model. And, the image gets a lot better when the model looks good and is doing something interesting. During the workshops and seminars I teach, I always hear people struggling with that part of the photo shoot, so in this chapter, we’ll talk a lot about it. (Note: If you need to know how to find a model and how to use a model release, make sure you read Chapter 1.)

The Day of the Shoot

Working with your model starts before the shoot. Before we meet the team, I always email the model ...

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