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Posing Men: the head to toe guide to posing for photographers AND models

This video with male model Jason Cates will taking your male poses from dreadful to dynamic whether you’re a model, a groom, a photographer or the everyday guy. Includes standing and seated poses, working with the light plus specific advice for heavy set plus sized subjects.

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They have been lying to you about negative fill!

In countless videos and classes I have seen people misrepresent this key lighting concept. Negative fill doesn’t suck light out of the shadows, it blocks light from entering. Watch as I prove it to you in three demonstrations.

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Softlight V. Hard light, breaking down 5 lighting setups in the photo studio

There are two main approaches you can take in the studio, or on location. And which lane you choose will have a huge impact on the outcome of your images. You could choose to emulate window light, or you could choose to simulate sunlight.

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What the hell is a kicker? What’s a key light? The names photographers use for studio lights.

Everyone has a name for every position where they place a flash on location and in the studio. But not everyone agrees on every name and this jargon can be sort of confusing.

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