How to be your own model.

posted on 21st of august, 2009
>O.K. right off a lot of you are saying I'm nuts, or rinky dink for even thinking of being my own model for some people photos but please hear me out before you cast me off.

If you have not done a lot of people situation photos being your own model has many advantages. First it lets you compose the shot in your mind before adding the person. This is very good practice for when you start having other people for models. You would be very surprised what you see in a scene without the person in it . This helps you with everything from composition to background clutter and everything in between.

The main thing when doing this is to give yourself enough time to do the shoot.

After taking some shots you can look at them and decide what you would like to change and try again. The beauty of being your...

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Posted by Dcwcreations on August 23, 2009
Thanks for the comments, and yes the two photos in the article are done with this method.
Posted by Bluerabbit on August 23, 2009
Very useful! I know others do this and I'm going to give it a try. Now to think of some good situations
Posted by Davidwatmough on August 22, 2009
Have you had any images with you in them, [ self portraits ] accepted by Dreamstime ?

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