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Category: Portraits and People

Chris Hanley's tip for a unusual outdoor portrait - Framing outdoor portraits with Chris Hanley.

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Chris Hanley is a photographer who specialises in weddings and portraits.  He likes to approach his work differently to other photographers and has recently started to do "cherish the dress shoots" a backlash to the harsh trash the dress shoots that are now popular.  You can learn more about him and his work at Chris Hanley.

Chris Hanley framing with a leafHere's his tip about creating a different look to an outdoor portrait:

"Put a long lens on your camera and dangle a pieces of leaf in front of a wide aperture to create a pleasant but different look to your outdoor portraits."

The bright green adds colour to the shot and also acts as a nice, natural frame that draws the eye to the model.

 

 



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