Thursday, May 3, 2012

Photography: Different Angle Different Photo

This weekend I did my first Cosplay Photoshoot as the Photographer.  So exciting.  I did it for an Assassin's Creed duo (more pictures to come in future posts).

I wanted to share with people a tip that my dear friend Hannah taught me a few years ago.

It's made a wondrous difference in the shots I love to show off after a convention.

When taking a photo of a cosplay, don't just do a picture from the front,

but using the same pose you can get a great photo but running around them

and taking the photo from a different angle.

In this technical age, we dont have to worry about wasting film,

so ~click click click~ away

Don't forget Angles can also be from above

or from below

Don't be afraid of taking pictures from behind,

It can create a mood you wouldn't have imagined

You end up with completely different pictures, even though it's of the same subject.

I hope my pictures provided a very visual example that backs up this tip.

Thank Sam (Boy Cosplayer) and Sam (Girl Cosplayer) for helping Sammy (photographer) with examples for her blog post.

You can find more works by Sam (Boy Cosplayer) at Planetside & AntiqueLace on Facebook

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