Ideas For Fashion Photography

There is a myriad of concepts and concepts regarding fashion photography. It is a famous phrase, and lots of the ideas are dependent on whether you’re doing an editorial or fashion-related project for children or adults. I’ve listed below a few ideas that might assist you in getting your ideas rolling.

White Backdrop.

One of the classic fashion photography backdrops is a white background. It’s one of my absolute favorites! It’s so clean and elegant. It’s impossible to make a mistake, or could you? Yes, you can. Except if you’re a professional photographer, then it is probably not advisable to shoot using a white background. It’s so easy but so hard to modify. It is so easy to edit. The RGB color of white can be described as “ffffff,” which is a difficult color to achieve without blowing up your subject. Make sure you do your homework or, if you are already able to photograph against white backgrounds, then don’t get caught up in “fashion photography” Sometimes simple is better.


Imagine a fun setting. I use a lot of these kinds of settings in my editorials as I love the whimsical feel of the type. Think of vines, trees, forests, and ponds. Don’t attempt to recreate them, but strive to give the more “abstract” kind of feel but not literally. If you attempt to create the illusion that it’s outside, even though you shoot in a studio, it may look highly unprofessional.

Green Screen.

Shoot your photo on an unlit green screen, and then create the look you like for your backdrop. Be cautious with this, too, especially if you’re an amateur photographer who understands this kind of thing. It is essential to master this technique prior to beginning as it may appear rather cheesy if executed poorly.

Setup Already Created.

Visit an old-fashioned home or even an ice cream shop. Find a place in which the whole scene has already been in place, and then you’ll spend less and will be able to recreate the scene. I’ve considered visiting old pawn shops and brick structures or alleys.

Avoid hairpieces and makeup that are too distracting. Instead, focus on the clothes themselves. You don’t want to have the scene of a fashion shoot that distracts your attention is attracted to the backdrop and the scene before you even look at the clothes. Fashion is what it’s supposed to be all about.

Hello, my name is Amber Bauerle, and I am often referred to as being one of the best photographers in Utah that specializes in children’s family commercials, fashion, newborns, and more. I would love it if you would visit my website and take a look! I guarantee you won’t be dissatisfied (well, I’m hoping not). 😉 There are many amazing Utah photographers. Stop by to see what my site is regarding… you’ll find a myriad of editing techniques, including overlays, filters, and more.

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