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Tina Woods
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/1/2006

Fitness Photography

Hello. I have found a fabulous niche which combines two things that I love: Fitness & Photography. I have been able to artistically shoot local bodybuilders & figure models and now I have tons of images that people tell me I should market, or, the person I am shooting wants to market themselves in the way of modeling. Please take a moment to view my website to see if you can offer any honest advice as to where I can take these images. I am not sure how to enter these photos into magazines or if I should get a stock agent, and who should it be.

Thank you for any advice,

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7/7/2007 12:42:01 PM

Joan Bellinger   Hi Tina! Gorgeous models. Just have a problem with a couple of the hands and elbows being cut out, although in some of the photos it works.

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7/8/2007 8:00:46 PM

John G. Clifford Jr
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/18/2005
  I thought the fitness photos were generally well done. The lighting was right to show off their definition. The only suggestions I would make is to have people smile a little more, because many of the women especially looked a little nervous. And, most of your shots are from a vantage point above that of your subjects. How about trying a few on the same level?

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8/8/2007 12:42:14 AM

Colin Q   Hi, I came across a book once, the author mentioned that to get people to relax (resulting in better photos mostly) is to tell them this that you are going to shoot 2 or 3 times.

The first shot is for testing purpose, second is for real.

And pick the first shot (testing purpose) to use.

Cause mentally your subjects will not be so tense when they think they are in a test shoot.

Just a little info Ive been using and its helped me. Hope it serves your purposes.

Ps. Your shots are great! Little wonder you were told to market them :)

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8/12/2007 5:50:43 AM

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