How To Shoot Nude Photography featuring Greg Gorman

How To Shoot Nude Photography (feat. Greg Gorman)
In the latest COOPH video, photographer Greg Gorman gives some basic tips on how to approach a nude photography shoot.

How to Shoot Nude Photography (feat. Greg Gorman)

The COOPH team met up with world-famous photographer Greg Gorman in a 600-year-old castle in Austria… Nude photography can be a super daunting genre so enjoy a video of Gorman demonstrating some creative photography tips & tricks on how to handle your first nude shoot.

Tips include:

– Connect with your model
– Oil up (A slight glisten to the skin enhances the shape and form)
– Walk around the model and hunting for the best angle
– Use a reflector to beam light onto your model
– Not worrying about low-light situation and bumping up your ISO
– Be confident and directing clearly – it’s important to keep looking through the lens whilst doing this to maintain your POV & angle
– Involve your model, and showing them the results
– Use windows for hard light and nice contrast
– Use props like mirrors and curtains
– Be open to change from your original ideas
– Use negative space in your composition
– Head outside for magic hour

All image credits:
© Greg Gorman

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