Creating visually stunning effects in your photography doesn’t have to be expensive. If you haven’t got a studio or your own personal smoke machine, don’t sweat it. Photographer Brooke Shaden lets us in on her secret method for adding mist to photos:
The trick? A bit of elbow grease and a bottle of baby powder go a long way in creating dreamy, misty photographs.
Squeeze and shake a bottle of baby powder directed behind or in front of your model to create puffs of hazy mist that will capture light.
Shaden captured these images with a 35mm lens, at 1/40 second, f/2.9, ISO 400.
Let the used baby powder fall on a sheet or directly onto a long, billowing skirt attached to the model.
Shake the fabric to create a more full mist effect.
It really is that easy!
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