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Photographing Women: 1,000 Poses by Eliot Siegel

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Chapter 1. Technical Know-How

This chapter gives you professional advice on all the key aspects of photography you need to consider before, during, and after you capture your models’ poses, from choosing your angles, lighting, and location to processing and enhancing the results.

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Most fashion photography is shot from somewhere between a low and a neutral camera angle. The reason for this is respect—respect for the model through achieving a state of heightened attractiveness, as well as respect for the correct shape and detailing of the clothing she is wearing.

Camera Angles

It is a well known fact that fashion models are almost all tall and very ...

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