Tips for Looking Great in All Your Photos

From eye-bag proofing your pictures to choosing the best posts for your Facebook and Instagram, you want to make sure your photos look good. If this is your first time working with a professional photographer and you're not too confident about how you're going to look in your pics, here are some tips to help you get the best results.

Maybe you're tired of calling after freelance photographers over and over only to here the same answer phone message again and again and it's getting difficult to pass on your requirements. Avoid the problem by looking for one with virtual offices in Sydney. That way you'll be sure to have a stable communication between you and your photographer.

Choose the Right Photographer

Whether your pictures will turn beautiful, boring or ugly, everything depends on your photographer. So choose yours well. Ask yourself these questions:

What's the occasion? Wedding, birthday, newborn celebration, or a simple family day? Some professional shutterbugs cater to all occasions while some specialises in a certain niche. If you're looking for a photographer to document your big day, choose wedding photo specialists such us here at John Bortolin, DC Images and Wedding Photography Packages by Reid Studios in Melbourne. Then make sure to complement your album with a high-definition video from Cinestyle - wedding videos company in Melbourne.

What do my ideal photos look like? Candid, photojournalistic, traditional, documentary, or artistic? If, for example, you want fine art reportage wedding pictures, consider Martins Kikulis Photography, which can blend well fine art wedding portraits and documentary wedding photography in a unique way. Also, brandsten media promotional video melbourne can provide photographic consulting for the best photos.

How much should I pay? Prices vary according to the photographer's experience, location and package. If you want the best, expect to pay more. Of course, compare your options and consider a newbie. You might be lucky to find a super talented and enthusiastic new entrant who offers a better price.

How good is the photographer? One great way to know is to check the photographer's website. Browse through their galleries and check their previous works.

Speaking of which, here are a few experienced photographers you might want to check out:

Wear the Right Clothes (Colour, Pattern, Design, etc.)

This depends on the kind of photo shoot you're having. Will it be engagement, wedding, family, corporate or commercial? There are so many things to consider. Here are some general pointers to help you choose your wardrobe:

  • Go for solid light or dark colours. Avoid wearing excessive prints and patterns. They distract viewers' attention away from you to your clothes.
  • Consider open necklines, especially if you're going to wear something dark. Open necklines help you avoid the floating headeffect a turtleneck can give.
  • Always choose comfort. It doesn't matter how gorgeous that dress is if hinders your movement and doesn't make you feel comfortable. Discomfort can be magnified in pictures.
  • Consider collars. Always keep a few pieces of collared shirts on hand; they are perfect for framing the face.

For detailed tips, check this out:What to Wear for Photos

Apply Some Makeup

Dare to go bare if you have a face that looks translucent and beautiful without makeup. But if you have some unsightly eye bags, acnes scars, and visible pores, consider concealer and foundation as your best friends. Cosmetics can help you fake a perfect face, and having your makeup done by a professional artist can make a whole lot of difference to your look. So whether you're shooting for your prenup photos or preparing for your wedding day, make sure to call a professional makeup artist.

Work on Your Body Language

Double chins, bulging belly, thick arms - how do you make them look flattering? Your photographer can offer you a few tips, but it doesn't hurt to know what pose is going to make you look pretty darn awful and what will not. Here are some effective tips on how you can appear confident, relaxed and beautiful in posed shots:

  • Work on your posture and avoid slouching. Try arching your back when you're standing or even when you're sitting down. This will help you fake confidence.
  • Raise your chin a bit and turn your head slightly away from the camera. This pose will help you avoid double chin and make your neck appear elongated.
  • Keep your arms away from your body as much as possible and avoid leaning on them. This will keep them from smooshing out and looking wider.
  • Angle your legs and position them differently. Also, point your toes and try bending one knee. This will give you hot looking legs in photos.

Hope these tips help. Enjoy your photo shoot!

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