Never underestimate the potential that a location can have for a photo session. Sometimes you don’t have a choice but to roll with it. It’s your job to make them awesome! Here’s some tips how to take a postage stamp sized area or a “not-so-nice location but gorgeous light” and make it awesome! Clients- I can’t imagine your thought process when we roll up on some of these locations but have faith in your photographer! They have an eye and vision for a location that many may not see!
Tips for Maximizing a Location
- Watch your background
- Wide open aperture
- Shoot vertically if you have to
- Go for angles!
- Never count out a location because it doesn’t look “fabulous” – make it fab!
I wanted this tree with the beautiful cherry blossoms. Here in Texas you don’t always get the luxury of choices for beautiful greenery so when you find it, use it! For this location we are literally 15-20 feet right of a mexican eatery.
Fun house to go with the UP inspired theme, however, the parking lot is less than desirable!
I’m sure clients always cringe seeing the dumpster but look at the potential!!
Investigate your alley ways!
Alley way advice again!
Turn away from it!
Use a little photoshop magic!
Visualize what you want and go at the right lighting time!
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