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March 10th, 2014 | By | 8 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
As with taking photos on land, if you are shooting with natural light and want your subject lit well and not as a silhouette, make sure the sun is behind you! But, if the sun is not at a lower angle closer to the horizon, ask your model to look up to the surface to have the sun light up their face!

Pictured: Mikoh Swim

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March 3rd, 2014 | By | 9 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
Don’t be afraid to play with foreground. A lot of people get caught up in the best background for a photo.
Often, people underestimate the effect an object in the foreground can have. I like to capture moments when schools of fish are swimming between myself and the model, or have a model explore around some coral heads that lie between us.

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February 24th, 2014 | By | 8 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
To add movement in a photo, I previously suggested using a long skirt or a sarong. This time, I challenge you to use props from the natural environment. For example, sand can create a really cool effect in a photo. Have your model scoop as much sand as possible in their hands and twirl it around playfully.

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February 14th, 2014 | By | 88 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
One thing I really hate in some of my photos is when I accidentally cut off my model’s arm or leg. This can create an awkward look to the photo. So I suggest shooting with a wide angle lens and taking your photos from further away. Eventually you will be comfortable with your camera and intuitively know how close or far you need to be to ensure your model is entirely within the frame.

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