Paula

00:16 Eva Kesh 9 Comments





Months ago, when I finally decided I would to take my blog seriously, I asked friends of mine if I could photograph them and to my surprise all of them said yes.
So when my friend decided to start her own blog, she wanted pictures to for it she asked if we could do a photo-shoot together. On the day we met-up , we were unsure about a suitable choice of Location as the weather -as is often in London- was miserable. From the shopping center  we diced to get a bus and see if we could spot a scene or place worthy of a background. We tried out a few locations but the cosy Cafe (the name escapes me) by Wilsden Green station seemed the best option. Not to mention they had radiators for people wishing to sit outside.

I was looking through a batch of photographs and something occurred to me; sometimes I don’t take the time to let it sink in that, ever person that requests or asks me to photograph them is actively supporting and encouraging me. Its simple, but I didn't think of it before.



9 comments :

  1. i love the 3rd piece......it has a 'solitude in public' feel to it

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  2. Thank you. I think it's the black night against the orange lights.

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  3. The third image is stunning, it outshines the others.
    I now these are only a few photos that you've shared and hopefully I'll give some helpful tips.
    My advice would be to now what you want in the photo, and/or what you want your audience to feel. Present a theme of some sort, the mood of a photo is what out stands to the public mind.
    Looking through the image's; I thought Paula was camera shy, it looked like one of those 'caught off guard, school photos on images #1 and #4.
    My least favorite was #2. Maybe you meant it, but I honestly thought it was a paparazzi shot of someone famous that is minding her business, yet strutting her stuff.
    As a photographer, you have to outshine the rest of the photographers out there, and by that I mean to have a style of your own. Photographers, off the bat are known for their work and the mood/vibe they give off in their images. These are only four images, and I can't say more. I will look through the others and give one last feedback.
    I hope I helped by giving feedback :)
    You're doing great though, perfection takes time.

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  4. The background lighting/coulours are stupendous!! I fully agree with the previous commentators that photo no.2 stands out. You could prop the people you photo to make the shoots look more professional. In these photos I like the outfit however I would exclude the handbag(provides her a more relaxed poise),earings, chain are stylish but perhaps not in the photo, and I would take off the hat,and have the hair loose or even wild to much the army pants. Your friend is beautiful. Too many ornaments in the photo tend to steal away the looks! I hope my comments are helpful. Keep this up, the world is sinking further into digital so consider some future prospects of generating income with your hobby.

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  5. Hey Bulou, thank you for your detailed comment, it really helps. I have to agree that having a theme in the photo's would definitely allow or my photography to have a sense of direction. I will try this on my next photo-shoot.
    As for the #2 picture, i did mean it for it to come out that way. But i think as a whole,....if I had a theme i could've produced a more captivating post.

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  6. Hello Florence, thank you for the comment and yes, it's certainly helpful. I will definitely keep this up and hopefully, improve whilst i go on. I'll try and pay attention to the styling aspect of things when i do my photo-shoot. Usually I don't as I'm not so stylish myself but paying attention to detail would improve on the composition as a whole. And generating income with my hobby is certainly the goal. ♥

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  7. Great stuff! I like picture #3. Amazingly, the picture looks so active even when there's no eye contact. Totally love the light!

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  8. Aww thanks Ayuma. That's something I hadn't considered or even noticed before. ♥

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