Photographing People

People Photography: Point your camera towards the person then explore different angles. Check to see where the lighting is perfect, which positions work better, and which backgrounds are nice. Take shots from all-around.

Featuring the work of photographer Leonid Yaitskiy

TITLE: Couple

MODELS: Maram Dallow and Nermis Stas

LOCATION: The Heritage Park, Abu Dhabi

SETTING: Aperture Priority Mode

PURPOSE OF THE SHOT: “While taking picture of two people you should show people at their best, looking relaxed and comfortable in their relationship”.

CAMERA MODEL: NIKON D90

F-STOP/APERTURE: f/1.4

ISO: 200

SHUTTER SPEED: 1/4000 secs.

Point to ponder: “A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know” (Diane Arbus)

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TITLE: The Moment

MODELS: Nermis Stas

LOCATION: The Heritage Park, Abu Dhabi

SETTING: Aperture Priority Mode

PURPOSE OF THE SHOT: “A candid picture can capture feelings, emotions, sense and natural beauty”.

CAMERA MODEL: NIKON D90

F-STOP/APERTURE: f/4.5

ISO: 200

SHUTTER SPEED: 1/2000 secs.

Point to ponder: “A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away” (Eudora Welty)

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TITLE: The Frame

MODELS: Sujjit

LOCATION: The Heritage Park, Abu Dhabi

SETTING: Aperture Priority Mode

PURPOSE OF THE SHOT: “Clever framing that leaves those viewing your image wondering a little, or imagining what is behind your frame can be quite effective”.

CAMERA MODEL: NIKON D90

F-STOP/APERTURE: f/4.5

ISO: 200

SHUTTER SPEED: 1/400 secs.

Point to ponder: “There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes” (Abraham Lincoln).

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By Shahid Saeed

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