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FAQ: Forest Photoshoot

How do you shoot a picture in the forest?

Firstly, you need to explore the location and find a perfect area and time for the photoshoot. There is more observation done than the actual photoshoot. The weather changes often in the forest, it can be misty, snowy. Learn to adapt to whatever weather conditions. Use a wideangle lens, a telephoto lens, macro lens to capture the magical atmosphere of the forest. Pay attentions to details and use trees to create good composition.

How do you take portraits in the woods?

Use such compositional tricks as ‘frames within frames’ and ‘rule of thirds’, these methods will simplify the background draw attention to the model. Trees and surroundings can play a role of a natural frame. There is a lot of shade in the forest, find an angle that won’t hide your model’s face.

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