Photography by: Anna Reagan Chronister
“Oh no, I can’t shoot here!” How many times have you found the perfect shooting location to convey your style story, but when you arrived, you cringed at how large the crowds were? As a result, you ended up shooting at a less desirable spot just to get “a” shot instead of “the” shot. I get it! The fear of public anything is definitely real. On a couple of my first photo sessions, I was terrified for cars to casually pass by if I was shooting on the streets of downtown or for someone to walk past us on the sidewalk and stare. So, if you were counting on me to enter into a heavily populated restaurant or bar and pose in front of a camera, the answer was absolutely not, lol! The more important my content, visuals, and business became, the more I had to learn how to kick the fear and kill my shoot! Here’s a couple of tips on how to do the same.
Get You a Photographer Who’s About That Life!
Sometimes, we need to be pushed out of our comfort zones in order to produce great results! If you have a photographer that’s as passionate as you are about bringing your style story to life, then the magic is bound to happen! The truth of the matter is, if they’re about that life, they desire a great outcome just as much as you do so they can use your photos for marketing. They’ll encourage you to push through the fear and push
Use the Eyes as a Marketing Tool
If you look good, you’re dressed well and you have that essence about you that gathers a crowd, just accept it, bask in it and utilize it as a marketing tool. Whatever it is that you’re taking pictures for, rather it is for your blog or your business, the eyes
Go Into Your Zone & Remember the End Result
In life, there will always be people around that may intimidate you or possibly frighten you out of pursuing what it is that you want to do. You have to remember that your life is not about them and what they feel or think. The same applies to you shooting in front of a crowd. You can’t allow others to deter you from completing the task at hand. You have a goal to accomplish and no matter who may be around, you still need to pursue the vision for YOU! Not only do you need to remember the end result,
I truly hope that these tips have been beneficial to you and your journey to conquering your fear of public photography. If you have any other suggestions or comments, make sure to leave them below. I would love to hear your thoughts. To stay updated with all things NEW HGG, don’t forget to Subscribe. If you wish to get
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