When you’re camera-shy, you expect any portrait or photographs of you will crumble your self-esteem. I’ve been there. Our perception of self and how it relates to what we see when we see in photographs, changes over time.
There can be many reasons for having a phobia for photography. Whatever the reason may be, know that you’re in good hands with professionals. We’re here to make sure you look great! Communicating your fears prior to the photography session will help get the best photos possible.
Trying too hard shows. Through my lenses, I’ve watched body language change as people stand as straight and closed as possible, pull their chins back and bare their teeth. Inevitably the images show a person smiling as hard as they can and looking nothing like they actually do when they are just being themselves and candid.