Have you ever gotten to a photoshoot to discover that the person you are taking photos of is shy around the camera? If you don't know how to make your clients more comfortable and feel like themselves, your photos will read LACK OF ENERGY all over them! Here are a few helpful tips on how to keep your clients comfortable.
Befriend -Introduce yourself befriend your client so they are comfortable enough to share their thoughts on the shoot and what they will like to see more/less of.
Communicate -While you are shooting, don’t leave the client clueless on what’s going on. Always offer words of encouragement like “you’re doing great!” or “that looks awesome” just to let them know how everything is going.
Give them a sneak peak- After every few shots, let the client see how things look. This way they have a chance to tell you if they like that look or would like you to do something a little different. This will also give the client an idea of how they would want to pose.
Be confident -If you aren’t confident in yourself, your client isn’t going to be confident in you. It's as simple as that! You want your client to be sure that they chose the right photographer and they are going to get pictures that they are happy with.