How *you* see things. Hand a camera to two different photographers to photograph a flower, I bet you they look completely different.
So what’s wrong with recreating (or ‘copying’) someone elses work?
Nothing at all.
Even if you use the same props, you’ll end up doing it different.
Below is a page from a fashion magazine that caught my eye while on a plane and wanted to try out (It’s a Calvin Klein ad) for this blog post.
There was a tree nearby and a model I could borrow for 5 minutes to try this out at a recent photo shoot I was on. As you can tell I had grossly different results. Why? Eye, talent, and above all — planning. These shoots take days, maybe even weeks to plan how they will come out. Under 5 minutes? Expect what you put in.
Grab a magazine that has…
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