KAI’S TIPS FOR BUILD­ING A FASH­ION PORT­FO­LIO

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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

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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

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