Taking great couples photos requires that your couples be comfortable. Across the board, if your subject in a photo isn’t comfortable, you’re not going to take the best possible photo. If someone is hiring you for photos, you want to provide the best result that you can. So how can you take great couples photos with comfortable couples?
I’ve been obsessed with macro photography since first discovering it in my young teen years. I couldn’t afford a proper macro lens for a really long time, and I couldn’t justify the expense over some other, more practical (for me) equipment. That doesn’t mean I wasn’t experimenting with macro photography for years, however. I still use this technique to take macro photos without a macro lens, even when owning one. I recently covered the topic of freelensing, and wanted to expand on that to get a little more macro.
One of my favorite photography tricks that gives your images a distinctive feeling is freelensing. It’s a technique that imitates tilt-shift photography, a beautiful style of photography that gives you the ability to essentially “shift” your plane of focus. We’re going to cover how to imitate tilt-shift photography with freelensing, and how to freelens and protect your sensor.
Not sure what to wear to your engagement shoot? For those looking for a little more guidance on how to dress for an engagement shoot, I’ve put together some tips on how to dress for an engagement photo shoot.