The word “Fashion” literally translates from English as “fashion”, “fashionable.”
Fashion portrait is a portrait made in the style of Fashion and corresponding to all the canons of this style; those. This is essentially a “fashionable” portrait. Most often used when creating catalogs, portfolios, advertising photos, etc.
Fashion photography is always recognizable and bright, it can not be confused with any other photo.
The main feature of this picture – “fashion” and brightness. Such a photo seduces the viewer and often has a touch of scandal and provocation.
Features of Fashion photo portrait
Depending on the purpose and format of photography, there are various trends in the image of models and make-up. It can be both bright and natural, imperceptible. And often photographers create completely unnatural images, unreal, fantasy. Such shots attract the attention of viewers and emphasize the features of the work of the photographer, are his professional autograph.
Fashion portrait – is distinguished by its beauty, non-standard and most often is a fictional way. The photographer creates a beautiful illusion, which, however, is perceived by the audience not as an illusion, but as part of our reality. The fashion photographer has unlimited freedom in choosing makeup, light and scenery; he can experiment with the processing of an already finished photo.
What to look for when photographing a fashion portrait?
The greatest attention is paid to:
concept (idea) of photography,
location of filming,
style and image (from hair to accessories),
setting the light
Photographers love to play on contrasts and it looks very advantageous in a photo. Fashion style is characterized by “grotesque” light. Gentle, “porcelain” skin, bright makeup for the eyes and clothing of bright colors are perfectly combined with each other. The mood of the whole portrait and the character of the model is conveyed in the expressions of the eyes, smiles and in the choice of clothes.
Anyone can try their hand as a fashion model. You just need to find a professional studio and agree with the photographer, having thought out your own fashionable image in advance. Make-up and hairstyle is better to entrust experienced makeup artists and stylists who know the features and nuances of makeup for photo shoots.