Model Portfolio Photo shoot/Photography Photography is the biggest craze in today’s time and this has been more increased due to social media where people are highly engaged full time. But if we talk about professional photography, there are different photographers who work for certain types of photography, like wedding photographers for wedding, some are just expert in pre-wedding, few works for general day to day photography. In this comes fashion photographers or say portfolio photographers also.
Portfolio can be of many things like students, designers etc. When we talk about model portfolio it means collection of best images captured by best fashion photographer. Steps usually done in portfolio photography are: To get the best portfolio model search and select the required photographer according to their need and rest is handled by photographer. Before start shooting photographer sits and decides with model what is needed by her, what can suit her and in what fields he/she wants to do modeling. These discussions bring out the way a perfect portfolio can be done. There are different techniques used for different models depending on their requirement and body structure. Techniques like black and white photography, night photography, smoke photography etc are in trend and used by good professional photographers. Then photographer decides on location for the shoot as this can be done indoor or outdoor and in some cases in both ways. Using different kinds of props also give more uniqueness and style to model portfolio. There are different equipments like lights, camera lens, flash, filters which are used in portfolio shoots. These are decided according to the location, lighting, background and also model. Today a fashion photographer not only captures a model but also helps in deciding a good makeup artist and in some cases Makeup artists are linked with photographers and work together with them to give a model best portfolio. Not only Makeup artist stylist and designers also collaborate with photographers to decide what suits a model and getting perfect portfolio shoot done. While clicking pictures photographer keeps few images handy so that its easy to explain poses to models. Once the capturing of images is done next step for a photographer is editing of pictures. Today in digital era every image captured is edited to make it more perfect and vibrant. At times photographers have hired editors to edit their clicked pictures and others do that job themselves. After editing of images fashion photographer selects the best images out of the edited images and hand over that to model. If asked by model a booklet is also printed and given to them. This is the general process which is followed by a good fashion photographer to get best portfolio photographs. Fashion photographer’s job is not complete here, he/she also needs to have his/her own profile. With this profile not only photographer can build a trust among their clients and attract new model clients. Towards end it can be said that for the best model portfolio photo shoot hard work of fashion photographer together with makeup artist, stylist, and designer is needed.