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Flat Lay is an extremely versatile still life genre. It can be minimalistic and simple, contain only key objects in a well-designed composition or dozens of tiny objects that form a kind of organized chaos. Photographer Dina Belenko shares ideas for shooting flatlay.
Where to begin
The photographer strongly recommends making sketches for such a picture in advance. First think over the story, collect specific objects and plan your shooting. The process will be much more effective if you consciously approach the planning of photography. So you will save a lot of time and energy.
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You have chosen the pose of the model, set the lighting and found the desired shooting angle. Everything seems to be fine. Your model is motionless, looking into the lens with a lively and bright look. You focus, take a picture and … Somehow the end result is not quite what you planned to get. What could have gone wrong? It’s all about the look – the model’s eyes in the photo look a little boring, not like in reality. Sounds familiar? What is missing? No, only the glare in the eyes disappeared.
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The popularity of minimalism cannot be denied, although it can cause quite mixed feelings. In his article, photographer Spencer Cox shares some of the main reasons for this trend, as well as a few tips for maximizing the use of style in photography.
Minimalism conveys your message to the viewer
One of the first recommendations for a photographer who studies composition is to form your own special message. What should your photo bring to the viewer? What emotions or thoughts should arise when looking at a picture? And, most importantly, how can you simplify this message and convey it as efficiently as possible? Continue reading