KAI’S TIPS FOR BUILDING A FASHION PORTFOLIO
KNOW YOUR EQUIPMENT Be the most knowledgeable person on set – you need to really understand how to achieve what you’re trying to capture. LOOK IN THE EYES in most fashion images, photographers always like getting that glint of light in the eye. When you have that knowledge you can read so much about the direction, quality, type and spread of light. THE STORY narrative and telling a story is so important when making sure your photos can engage with an audience. in this day and age especially, people need something to really capture the reader.
BE YOURSELF always stay true to yourself and shoot what inspires you the most.
Far left INDIVIDUALITY
Creative and unusual compositions or poses make for arresting images that provide a glimpse of the photographer’s personality – a key factor that can help to get you hired for specific shoots
READ THE IMAGE
Kai explains that, looking at other photographers’ images, you can use the model’s eyes as a way of ‘reading’ the lighting setup, for learning purposes