Okay, so you are ready to shoot this is the exciting part! The last major steps to getting great looking headshots outdoors are getting the right camera settings and coaching your subject when it comes to posing. In this video, Kristina shows you a real-world example of what settings to use for your camera and how to coach your subject when it comes to posing.
- So now that I have set all of the equipment, … it's time to talk a little bit about camera settings. … The place that I like to start when I am shooting headshots … is going to be my aperture. … I want a really shallow depth of field. … So what I might try to do is stay between 2.5 to 3.5 … for my aperture. … So let me start there. … All right, now that I have the aperture set, … I need to keep in mind my little shake reduction rule, … which is going to be taking the focal length of the lens … 135 X 2, … which is 270, … and then making sure that my shutter speed … is going to be faster than 1/270. … So, what's my shutter speed? … My shutter speed is currently 1/640 of a second. … So I am perfectly fine when it comes to my shutter speed … and not running into issues with motion blur at all. … So that's great. … The last thing that I want to take into account is my ISO. … Now, depending on your camera model, … ISO can really range. … ISO can start getting noisy at 800 … and on other camera bodies at 64,000. …
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