LOS ANGELES – Photographer Michael J. Spear shared five areas of photography that he likes to focus on when shooting a portrait.

  1. Tight crops reveal small portions of the face, and using the natural geometry of the face and body to round out the frame.

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2. Hard light and shadows create a sense of mystery or add contrast to the photo.

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3. Using scale and geometry to find an environment that is architectural, and use its lines to round out each photo.

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4. Include hands to create an interactive sense of intimacy.

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5. Use any props you can find around you to enhance an attribute you find intriguing.

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Posted by:Edison Cross

Edison is the Digital Marketing Head of the prestigious Asian Couture Federation federating the finest couture designers in support of the creative industry, Asia's premiere fashion week platform FIDé Fashion Weeks, and British-based couture-infused label COUTURíSSIMO. He has been heavily involved in the Asian and European fashion industry since 2011 with his primary focus on creating content and marketing Asian and international couture on digital platforms. Based in London, he is currently working closely with various leading companies in London, Paris, New York and Los Angeles to establish COUTURíSSIMO as a global luxury brand.

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