What Is Focus Throw (and Focus Pull?)

The term “focus” is used to describe the distance between the camera’s lens and its sensor. A camera’s focus can be adjusted manually, or automatically, depending on what type of device you’re using. For example, if you’re using a smartphone, you can change your phone’s focus manually by tapping on your screen. But if you’re using a DSLR, it will probably be set to auto-focus mode and will adjust automatically when necessary.

What is Focus Throw (or Focus Pull?)

When talking about focus throw, we’re referring to how far you have to move the lens in order to change its focus from close up to far away. Typically, the greater the focus throw distance is on a specific camera model, the more precise and accurate the autofocus system will be. This is because it gives photographers more control over how quickly they can move from one focal length to another.… Read the rest

Tips to Use Converging Lines for Better Composition

What are Converging Lines?

Converging lines are lines that move towards a single point, creating depth and perspective in your photos. They can be vertical, horizontal or diagonal and are very effective at drawing the viewer’s eye into the frame.

A converging line is also a shape made up of straight lines which gradually approach each other as they extend. The shape is often seen in nature: the tops of trees, mountains, and cliffs.

The converging lines concept is used in graphic design to create compositions with an attractive balance of form, space and content. In composition, the basic principle is that you should use converging lines to direct attention to parts of the image. This technique creates unity of visual impact, leading the viewer’s eye through the design and towards the subject.

Converging lines can make your image more effective, but if done improperly they can make your composition … Read the rest

Photo Release Form: What It Is and When do You Need One ?

What is a photo release form?

A photo release form is a legal document that gives permission for you to use a person’s image in a photograph, video or other visual representation. It’s important to understand that even if a person agrees to be in your photo, they can always change their mind and sue you for using their likeness without permission.

People are often confused about the difference between a model release form and a photo release form. Model release forms are typically used when you want to use someone as an actual model for your product or service (for example, if you’re advertising a clothing line). A photo release form is used if you want to depict people in action (for example, if you’re making a documentary film). Both can be difficult to get signed by inexperienced subjects who are unaware of the importance of signing them.


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Tips to Make Your Boudoir Clients Comfortable and Relaxed

A boudoir photo shoot is one of the most intimate photography sessions I offer, and it is always a bit of a challenge for me to make sure that each client is comfortable. I know that my clients expect me to be able to photograph them in every pose imaginable and in every setting, but I have to admit that there are some poses that I simply cannot ask a woman to do. There are some poses that can look too contorted and forced, or else the pose may not be flattering to the woman.

Before the shoot I will discuss any concerns that my client has and ask her to be honest about how she feels about the shoot. It can be a sensitive subject for many women and I need to respect this. However, it is essential for us to have a clear idea of what we are … Read the rest