Fashion Photography

Written by Serena Berger
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Fashion photography is often used in advertising or editorial work. It combines a creative element with model photography, as well as an ability to photograph both interiors and outdoor locations. This vibrant and exciting field can be very difficult, but the results can make for dramatic and striking photographs.

Many magazines and newspapers with fashion or better living sections will feature fashion photography. While some articles feature images already taken and used for other promotional work, the most compelling articles typically feature images taken specifically for that publication. This gives local artists an opportunity to photography fashions themselves, often working in conjunction with local designers who scout locations and dress the models.

Trends in Fashion Photography

Fashion photography often showcases the latest trends. A photographer must have a sense of what is up-to-the-minute, and use location and setting to highlight the most attractive fashions. Eye-catching photographs in advertising and editorials make sure that viewers know what is available and their imaginations are sparked to enhance their wardrobes.

Editorial spreads in fashion, make-up, and hair styling can all require local photographers with relevant experience. If you are looking for a fashion photographer, the Internet is a good place to start. You can do a search and view portfolios online in a matter of minutes.


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