Social Distanced Virtual Photography
We are all now living in a really challenging time. Being physically distanced from the human race and the people we care the most about can be hard on the soul.
But for some, their curiosity and imagination found a new way of photography.
If you are fascinated by people’s stories, lifestyles, and culture, then you know photos are the window to the soul from both sides of the camera lens.
Social distanced virtual photography is just one way to do a photoshoot while on quarantine.
All you need is a good, stable internet connection, a device at both ends, and a creative mind. Once set up, the shoot will start on a video-chat platform like facetime or zoom.
The photographer then positions the model over the internet, asking them to move their device in different positions. Usually, on the other side of the room.
Virtual Photographers will scout specific locations, angles, and subjects just like non-virtual photographers do in the real world.
Then you can visit both, the virtual world and the real world while trying to capture creative photo opportunities in your subject’s natural space that nobody else has seen. Not only, are you capturing your subjects ora, but It’s almost as if you are capturing a moment through a time machine, it’s surreal.
Virtual photographers even have their own specialisms. Just as there are Portrait and landscape photographers and wildlife photographers in real life, there are equivalents in the digital realm.
And, everything you can think of in real-world photography can be portrayed in virtual photography.
On a positive note, we were all forced to step outside our normal stream of life that distracted us from a lot of things. Stripped of our routines and left to think outside the box again.
Maybe this pandemic is just a way to slow things down enough to reconnect all living things. So whether your muse is a camera lens, traveling, art, people, or whatever. I hope you find it. We all need to feel connected in this crazy world.
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