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Using natural light + Canon R6 Mark II for portrait photography

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Hey there, fellow photography enthusiasts! Today, I'm thrilled to take you behind the scenes of a recent portrait session I had the pleasure of shooting at the stunning Commodore Perry alberge Resort. Together, we'll explore the magic of using natural light in combination with the Canon R6 Mark II to capture captivating portrait shots.

First off, let me introduce you to my incredible model, Nikita, whose vibrant lifestyle perfectly complemented the luxurious backdrop of the resort. As we embarked on this journey to create stunning imagery, I couldn't help but be in awe of the architectural splendor surrounding us. Spoiler alert: I'm not just here to share my experiences, but also to offer you a glimpse into my creative process by sharing my presets, absolutely free!

Now, let's dive into the heart of the shoot. With Nikita effortlessly moving and posing, I found myself marveling at the interplay of light and shadow, seeking out the perfect angles to showcase her unique personality and style. From subtle hip movements to playful gestures, every moment was an opportunity to capture her essence.

As we explored various locations within the resort, I relied on the versatility of the Canon R6 Mark II paired with the RF 20-70 F2 lens to capture the full spectrum of Nikita's presence. Whether it was the grandeur of the estate's interiors or the soft glow of sunlight filtering through the windows, every shot was a testament to the power of storytelling through imagery.

But the magic didn't stop there. In post-processing, I turned to my trusted tools, including Evoto, to elevate the final images. With a combination of basic adjustments and my signature presets, I was able to fine-tune each photo to perfection, ensuring a consistent and authentic representation of Nikita's brand.

And now, it's your turn to step into the spotlight. I'm thrilled to share my presets with you, allowing you to effortlessly enhance your own photography journey. Simply follow the link in the description to access these exclusive tools and elevate your images to new heights.

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So, what are you waiting for? Let's embark on this journey together and capture the beauty of the world one frame at a time. Join me inside Photo Insiders, grab those presets, and let's make magic behind the lens. See you on the other side!

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Vanessa has been photographing weddings, events, portraits and lifestyle for over 20 years.

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