Okay so you are ready to shoot, this is the exciting part! The last major steps to getting professional-looking headshots on a budget 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 we are ready to shoot. … This is the exciting part, guys. … This is our better headshots with no gear, almost no gear. … Right? … So the last thing that I want to do … is kind of coach my subject a little bit … on their expression. … Sometimes I'll tell them to look just at the top of the lens … with their eyeballs, … and then I want them to start with a small smile, … and then each time I take a shot, … give me a little bit more smile as we go. … And then usually, we find something that we both like … in the middle of that smile progression, I call it. … So we'll get started now. … All right. … So we have our reflector in place. … We're looking good. … So what are my settings? … My settings are going to be 1/250th, … and my f-stop, my aperture, is f/4, … and my ISO is at 500, and I am set to Daylight, … and, of course, I am shooting RAW. … All right. … Now we're going to start with a serious face. … Take a few shots. … Good. … A little bit more smile. … Good. … (shutter clicks) …
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