Valentine's Day calls for special backgrounds. One great background for Valentine's Day photography is a graffiti-style heart. It is super simple, quick, and cheap to make this background.
Valentine's Day is all about love and the colors red and white. There are many different ways to express love in photos but these Valentine photography prop ideas will give you a great place to start.
Almost every photographer loves to look through catalogs of photography props. That is, look until they notice the prices! Don't let the prices of professional props discourage you from using props in your photography. This do-it-yourself Valentine's Day photography prop costs about $10 in materials and only takes about 1/2 hour to make.
Valentine's Day is all about love. Using large word props as foreground and background items is a favorite way of photographers to convey an emotion. Plus its another prop for the collection of "cute kid" photo gear.
There is a super quick and easy way to create a nice soft focus effect using layers in your digital darkroom software. This effect can add a fairytale (as with the example image), glamorous, or romantic effect to your images depending on the subject.
Valentine's Day photography can require a bit of creativity to get a really special photo. Here are some great ideas for locations for your Valentine's Day photo shoots.
Spot color is a great way to add a little romance to your black and white images. Try leaving just a rose in color or the subjects eyes as the only color in the image.