Remote Shooting Anyone?

the joys of being disconnected with your subject.
What a fab evening at Ivybridge Camera Club’s venue at Bittaford on Tuesday 26th April? It was such a treat to be able to see those familiar “Zoom” faces “in the flesh” after the long dearth caused by the ghastly Pandemic!

About a dozen live, enthusiastic and curious attendees were at the presentation by Andrew Knight, LRPS, Chairman of Plymouth Camera Club.

Andrew “discovered” remote model shooting, which was one of the positives, resulting from two years of Lockdowns. He went on to explain that during lockdown, if it were not for the ability to do remote shoots he would not have picked up his camera at all. He’d heard of many people who have lost their mojo for this reason, and many are still very cautious about returning to clubs. Andrew said he struggles with his own mental health so this has been a life-saver as well as a new avenue enabling him to get creative and explore this photographic genre with more Professional models. Many have their own studios, lighting setups and in some cases, a solid foundation Degree in art subjects. Their incomes had been greatly impacted by the Pandemic, so like us photographers, they had to think of another income source.

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