If you read my blog with any regularity you might have noticed I will sometimes link to a Google + Album. That means I’m working on a campaign that requires a “path to purchase” photo story. (It gives the brands insight into the shopping process of their consumers.)
Normally when I am doing a path to purchase album I’m using my phone and not paying too much attention to photo composition or lighting. Of course that means when I get home to actually put together my album I’m not happy at all with my photos.
When we were asked to take photos at Sears as a part of our #SoFabU photography course I knew I was in for a challenge. First of all-I was going to have to summon up the courage to take in my real camera and not try to sneak around like a secret agent. Secondly, I was going to have to really think about what I was photographing: paying attention to lighting, backgrounds and composition, all while shopping!
It wasn’t as hard as I thought. The beauty of a digital camera is the ability to delete. I just took lots of pictures at all sorts of angles and worried about sorting out the good from the bad when I got home. That’s not to say I wasn’t thoughtful in the process. I took pictures of things as they caught my eye and tried to keep background clutter to a minimum.