Professional fitness photographer Brett Seeley always has the best shoots. In the below video the Hawaii-based Seeley works with one of his favorite models, Jade Honey from the UK, to share a behind-the-scenes photo shoot with posing tips in the below video.
Oh, and did we mention that the video is shot on location in gorgeous Tulum, Mexico? Yes, we think you’re going to want to check this out.
“Today we are in Tulum and we’re going to show you the behind-the-scenes of a photo shoot,” Seeley says. “She’s very, very experienced. She’s been shot hundreds and hundreds of times. The nice thing about shooting with the model who has a lot of experience is she has a lot of natural moves, a lot of natural tendencies. She’s very, very good. We did a shoot downstairs and she moved flawlessly.”
If you’re a less experienced photographer, however, it’s not always ideal to shoot with a modeling pro.
“The thing that is bad about shooting with a model who has had a lot of experience is, a lot of times, photographers who don’t have as much experience, they tend to take a step back and let the model do everything,” Seeley explains. “Now that’s a good thing and a bad thing. The good thing is you’re going to get some amazing pictures. The bad thing is you’re going to get a lot of amazing pictures that might look closely like the other shoots that she has done with other photographers. That’s what I don’t like. It’s her showing off her skills. The thing about making photography a business for you is you have to make sure your thumb print is on the shot too.”
To demonstrate how to do that, Seeley shows you the behind-the-scenes shoot with Jade while dispensing posing tips and advice.