Starting the Photoshoot
A course by Maria Louceiro , Photographer and Art Director
Capture the ephemeral quality of analog photography in your portraits by using original filters and post-production techniques
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About the video: Starting the Photoshoot
“In this lesson, you will see how I start my photoshoot, approach, and direct the models in order to create interesting and dynamic compositions. Now that we have the place setting and the model and/or the subject ready, we need to learn how to connect and direct them in order to draw natural positions that create interesting framing. Also, the right approach here is that all the elements that take part in the process, that is, you, the model, the scenery, the materials have to work together in unison. ”
In this video lesson Maria Louceiro addresses the topic: Starting the Photoshoot, which is part of the Domestika online course: Analog Portrait Photography: Creating Unique Atmospheres. Capture the ephemeral quality of analog photography in your portraits by using original filters and post-production techniques.
Partial transcription of the video
“Starting the Photoshoot Now I will show you how I start a photo shoot and direct my models in order to create interesting and dynamic compositions. You have to connect with your models to create a comfortable environment. Your models also have to be aware that you know and enjoy their work, as well. In my case, I told the band Biuti Bambú, that I'd listened to their songs and I really enjoyed their vintage and folk style. Thank you for doing this shoot with me, I'm excited to shoot you. My intent is to try to transform your portraits, match your beautiful music. So, let's start. I'm gonna a...”
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Course summary: Analog Portrait Photography: Creating Unique Atmospheres
CategoryPhotography & Video
AreasAnalog photography, Outdoor Photography, Photographic Lighting, Photography, Portrait photography, Self-Portrait Photography
Maria Louceiro is a Portuguese photographer and art director based in Berlin, Germany, who creates dream-like images using digital and analog photography techniques. Inspired by photos of concerts from websites and magazines, Maria decided to venture out to concerts and capture her own images of musicians onstage. As her vision and ideas grew, so did her career as a photographer, with international promoters and musicians contracting her for major music events and concerts.
Her clients include Adobe, Pitchfork, Mercedes-Benz, MTV, VICE, Red Bull Music Academy, Coachella, and !K7.