Photography is like a portal that stops time that restores memories and beauty to an object. A photograph is a symbolism of reality that recalls events that happened in the past. As the saying goes, Photography has the magic to make time stand still.
In the context of fashion photography, it captures the simple gestures of beauty so that it will not fade and can be seen by viewers. That is why; fashion photography is not an easy thing to do because every gesture of a model is important to depict beauty. Here are some of the tips and tricks for high fashion photography:
3 point light system:
The photographer must know the three point lighting system which is the key light, fill light and backlights. These three lights are very important to create balance and proportion to the model as well as bring out the best of the subject. If you would look at the pictures made by high fashion photographers it is as if the subjects are alive and has been preserved in a piece of paper. Moreover the trick is just to harmonize the lights used before taking a shot to the object.
Make-ups like foundation, concealer, lipsticks and more are important to make the subject more beautiful. Without make-ups, the subject will be dull and ugly. This can also be an alternative if the lights accidentally wont work out. The trick in make-ups are simple, you just have to balance the skin tone of the subject with the make-up. Also, in order to remove the pimples and acne of the subject you must use concealer to remove it.
Know the background for the shooting and make sure that you have the right setting. The background is like the spirit of the picture, if the background is boring, the whole picture will be ugly. You have to make sure that the outfit of the model is appropriate to the background to make a harmonious picture. Harmony is what makes a picture look more realistic and alive because it gives life to the subject.