You know you will have goods photos when you see Camila arriving to a show!
I am so deep in love of the black outfit (Elie Saab ) and the yellow outfit ( Tibi ), one of my favorites outfits and photos from this fashion month.
The last fashion month, the ready to wear ( F/W17) in September was a bit disappointed for me. I mean, I am shooting a lot of photos about 10k per city during the fashion week ( 1k per day).
And the difference between a good photo and a really good photo is done with some luck. The outfit have to be nice, the light good, and the location have to be perfect as well. So many random things, honestly you don’t really know when the photo will be really dope, only when you editing and take time to observe the final photo.
For instance, one of my favorite photo ever, is the portrait of Winnie Harlow in New York ( I let you check the photos), and I don’t have many that I really love. But these of Camila ( Black outfit ) I really like them and proud to have this shots. Even if it’s not colorful or the background is not really interesting, I love the way Camila is looking, how the light is soft etc..
Anyway, on my photos most of the time I would say 95% of the time the background is clean, while it’s such a mess all around, photographers running, bloggers coming from everywhere, cars stuck in the traffic etc.. For instance when the streets are too busy, we are asking the blogger to pose for 1 minute in the middle of the road, so a photographers wall is blocking the cars to go, it’s how we have clean pics on the road.
Or sometime, I am just waiting that the blogger is about to leave the circus, and shoot her 200 away from the show so the street would be less busy, and I can have some walking shots as well with enough distance from the subject. With a 85mm I need to be at least at 5 meter away the from the subject to have a full body picture. when it’s not possible I am just shooting some portrait or some close-up.
If you came to a show, and observe street-style photographers while we are shooting, you will definitively hear “ Baaack Up please!!!” because we are pretty much all shooting with a tight lens from 50mm to 200mm, so we cannot be at 1 meter from the girl.
Also, you can easily recognize my photos, I am never cutting the head (only for close-up or when I want people focus on the outfit) but for me it’s important to keep the head on the photo.
Many street-style photographer are cropping the head, I am not sure why, for my opinion if you are cropping the head, it’s just some random clothes, whoever could be on the photo. For me the clothes are part of the identity of the person, and it’s how the girl rock it, how she walking with the clothes. Which bag, shoes, hat, accessories she is wearing with the outfit. Sometime two bloggers have the same outfits, because they choose the same outfit without knowing during the fitting, but still have some small differences, different vision of the final outfit, so for me cutting the head is not even thinkable. Even cropping the head from the forehead, why?
And it’s also important to understand the girls that you are shooting, even if it’s not for her, I always want the best profile from her, I know some blogger prefer one side of her face, so I will select these photos first. I really want their best looking, For Camila I don’t really no yet how she is preferring herself, so I ll shoot a lot more than a blogger that I know exactly how she is liking herself.
blablabla, jfioejfij, final text soon