Nervousness at the Start of Portrait Sessions

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NottsPhoto Senior Member • Posts: 1,767
Re: Nervousness at the Start of Portrait Sessions

iKokomo wrote:

I have always enjoyed doing portrait photography, however, it always takes me about 10 minutes to (for lack of a better term) “find my groove.”

The first 10 minutes of photos are not the best, but once I get past the “nervous” part, I really enjoy the photo session and the photos become much better.

My question is, how do I make myself, as well as my subject/model comfortable in the beginning so that I can have a better photo session?

Practice.

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