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how to take better photos in boring locations

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In this video I show you how to turn boring locations into some amazing photos. Models BRIA https://www.instagram.com/brialarine/ TRESHON https://www.instagram.com/treshonlyniece/ Thank you Liam for helping with the title! https://www.instagram.com/liamwaters_ BUY MY PHOTO COLORING PRESETS ► http://www.jessicakobeissi.com/actions-presets/ FOLLOW ME INSTAGRAM ► http://www.instagram.com/jessicakobeissi FACEBOOK ► https://www.facebook.com/jessicakphoto WEBSITE ► http://www.jessicakobeissi.com TWITTER ► http://www.twitter.com/jessicakobeissi
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CuriousGeorge (10 days ago)
Is there another alternative for the lens the lens is about $1200
Covers by Lauren (12 days ago)
Pictures of me modeling next to dumpsters is my aesthetic
Christine Caballes (18 days ago)
Jessica, can i request a video of you taking photos using your phone camera?
The Pogi (18 days ago)
New subscriber 😍
Whitney Cash (29 days ago)
I know the pain! Southeast Michigan resident! :D
william martinez (1 month ago)
Do you pay permits to take pictures in public areas? In Miami i cannot take pictures of models or clients in public parks without a permit. This is really discouraging because as a photographer i do not make a whole lot to be paying the county money to take pictures on places that are funded with tax payers money like myself.
U X (1 month ago)
That places are not nearly ugly as my town.
Simran Pahwa (1 month ago)
which video did she shoot with a non-model? i cant find it!
C R (1 month ago)
"The sun does'nt even know if it wants to be here.." lol..thank you
brian kashung (1 month ago)
I always feel about Texas the same way.
mady benn (1 month ago)
girl the only thing to do in Michigan is go to cedar point, which is in Ohio. there is forreal n o t h I n g here
samsharp1 (1 month ago)
super helpful :)
Daniela Guzmán (1 month ago)
Please make part 2
Yari Yari (1 month ago)
I’m from Michigan and there’s so many beautiful places to photograph. Go to Heritage Park in Taylor. It’s gorgeous there
Jennifer Saltzman (1 month ago)
Yeah right, Michigan is gorgeous! 🍁
Rob The Photographer (1 month ago)
This video is really awesome! You're teaching me so much!! :)
Tiffani Ryann (1 month ago)
Literally!!! Michigan weather is ?????????
sormeh abella (1 month ago)
how do you retouch your portraits??
cisqua93 (1 month ago)
That color looks so nice on you 🖤 love this channel, keep it up please. I love to hear from your experiences and love your photography too.
Rosa Olague (1 month ago)
Jessica this video definitely helped me get a better understanding of making the best of a picture from what you have. Thank you 🙏🏼 💕✨
Pavel Sporish (1 month ago)
Thanks for the tips!
alex hannan (1 month ago)
I live in Michigan. Check out Howell or Brighton. They have some cute locations. Downtown Howell has a cute little alley they put different stuff like unique furniture and decorations in
Harsh Vardhan (1 month ago)
ugly locations you say? try delhi in india
Jody Love (1 month ago)
This is why we can't have nice things.
Jody Love (1 month ago)
- Taylor Swift -
I'm 12, and i don't have a camera... But yeahh, i love to take photo's!😂
Brenda Pacheco (2 months ago)
Hahahaha you are the best!! You inspired me so much and crack me up! Love it! "The sun doesn't even know if it wants to be here!" Lots of hugs Jessica!! If you ever want to visit Fort Lauderdale just send me a message!
The Royal Ace (2 months ago)
Those models are really pretty
Irina rdk (2 months ago)
great tips!
Michaelea Vladovic (2 months ago)
i'm glad im watching this while in college (I'm in college to become a photographer, interested in fashion photography) because i'm getting so many ideas and I currently live in a town so there is not a whole lot of good open places so now I'm able to look harder and try better this year :D I went out yesterday and I didn't even realize it was golden hour and thought it was so pretty and my models eyes came out so pretty and then I realized that it was golden hour so now I want to go out more at this time rather than in the afternoon :)
Ina-Christine Hansen (2 months ago)
hey im moving too Michigan from Norway and im a big fan of your work maby you could show me how you work.
Jazzmin Cooper (2 months ago)
Very helpful tips and encouraging 💕💕💕
Unknown Creature (2 months ago)
Back with why this one on my recommendation #99999 P. S. I don't have a camera
Taylor Ball (2 months ago)
I live in California now and still struggle with the location thing sometimes haha. This video was very helpful. I grew up in Petoskey Michigan. I feel like i took it for granted living there. I miss it a lot.
Lauren UX Elbaum (2 months ago)
Matthaei botanical garden!
sunriseriptide (2 months ago)
You’re so pretty 💕
M AKLife (2 months ago)
Where in Michigan are you?
Yoshi Swooshie (2 months ago)
Ugghh😫😍 perfection
yesenia bandoo (2 months ago)
She's so beautiful omg
Joy Nkirote (2 months ago)
The Models are too gorgeous
Camera Fellow (2 months ago)
okay i may have an untrained eye but i think this entire video is out of focus (the parts where jessica talks) like oof, you know
Book Your Imagination (2 months ago)
Your model in the flowers was absolutely gorgeous! I loved her poses and her expressions. Good tips!
cedric webb (2 months ago)
Young lady!!!!! I love you're video. You really put things into a greater perspective. You really helped me out drastically. Thanks for the knowledge.
I do toy photography,I invite you all to our facebook group called Toy Comics Inc. Where we give action figures life in toy photography
Love these tips thank you
Loren Johnson (2 months ago)
I live in Michigan as well, and it's a beautiful state. So many natural areas, gorgeous landscapes, dunes, lakes, waterfalls. Have you tried the West Coast or Upper Peninsula?
chansey (2 months ago)
That model is BEAUTIFUL 😍
Aidan Rowe (2 months ago)
U think u have it bad? I live in a town of 5000 people in saskatchewan
Yuth ra (2 months ago)
Who said ugly location? Those are beautiful flowers not ugly 😂😭
Mena_Adubea (2 months ago)
WOW - VERY helpful!
cheri618 (2 months ago)
yeaah i don't know any models and i don't have friends lol that's why i mostly stick to nature photography but it's nice to learn about portrait photography
Christyn Pena (2 months ago)
What camera did you use?
Mark Langley (2 months ago)
I spent a few year in Sue Saint Marie, MI and love the view.
Danielle Albers (2 months ago)
Baltimore is worst so is Phoenix 🤣
Bonita Nunu (2 months ago)
I’m from Michigan to I feel ur pain lol 😂
Daily Bailey (2 months ago)
Do you use any editing apps or filters, if so what xx lysm
patricia louise (3 months ago)
Thank you for this ❤
D Z (3 months ago)
Thank you for giving me tips for the future ❤️
Unknown (3 months ago)
And don't forget a good photographer. I admire your work. Very interesting.
Slightly expired yogurt (3 months ago)
I live in Maryland so I only have fields and farms
Claudia Laguna (3 months ago)
Wow such a cool video I loved it!! It's amazing how with a really normal location you can take amazing pictures. Also how do you normally choose the outfit for the model?? Do you just pick one you like or you think first about the colours you are going to use and all that? I love your videos and I find them really useful so thank you so much!😊🧡
Anna Teigen (3 months ago)
I live in MI so I know the struggle haha!
BALA MURUGAN (3 months ago)
Mary Imhogiemhe (3 months ago)
Ahhh love this I'm gonna try this
SAKET PAWAR (3 months ago)
Hello !! Loved the images and tonal editing ! You are so creative...god just so lovely !
Mouse (3 months ago)
The whole time I'm looking at the locations they're posing in I'm thinking how are they not afraid of being bitten by a bug because nature
Nurefsan Balci (3 months ago)
hi guys jessica kobeissi here and i'll probably talk about nothing for half of the video
MGIBryan (3 months ago)
You don't need a super nice location to take a good picture, just super-models hahaha. But this is a great video with useful tips. Rly enjoyed it
Gloria O (3 months ago)
Just wanted to know if the 50mm lens would work if i had 4 models but only wanted to shoot all from the chest up?
Gloria O (3 months ago)
This has helped me soo much for the shoot i have on wednesday especially because im going to a park🙌🏾 love watching your videos always helps me 🙌🏾❤️
Natalia Santoyo (3 months ago)
Have you’ve ever been to holland MI during tulip time!! That would be such a great time for a photo shoot
BTS💖 (3 months ago)
Will anyone send me links to camera bodies that they recommend? I want to upgrade from my eos rebel, but I am not wanting a professional model at the moment. Pls someone reply quick! Thanks💜
Edy Rovelo (3 months ago)
Nicely done ,keep up the good work !
Risk Romer (3 months ago)
Yeah, super hot model and expensive glass doesn't matter if you're in a shithole.
Deborah Taylor (3 months ago)
Hi Jess. Love yr content. Can you tell why u love the 50mm 1.2. As opposed to a 35 mm? Which is better for portraits? Are they both good for landscape too? Thanks.
Erin Cateliyn (3 months ago)
Anyone know what camera she uses many thanks🎥
Nikki Outley (3 months ago)
I'm from Michigan to Aye... what part are u from I love your channel I'm aspiring photographer!
Zainab M. Adam (3 months ago)
Oooohh wonderful tips I have to say. I took notes! Thanks Jessica. Keep them coming \o/
Oskar S (3 months ago)
linda azhar2010 (3 months ago)
Thanks jess
Steph Tarno (3 months ago)
I love this video =) I just started a YouTube channel and I find all of your videos so inspiring!
Wolfgirl Kasu (3 months ago)
I am a photographer too
SuperAwkward101 (3 months ago)
The model is a YouTuber!
Brittney Day (3 months ago)
What kind of camera do you and sawur have
Mere Kaleca (3 months ago)
beautiful shots
نيني نينا (3 months ago)
You are Arabic?
Hanna Rose (3 months ago)
How do you find your models? They're always amazing
agentaxe (3 months ago)
Jessica reminds me of a young Madonna! Maybe it's the nose hahaha! Anyway, great video!
Lamnganba Sh (3 months ago)
I have watched all of ur video,it's very helpful thanks for sharing ur knowledge jessi
Michelle Mabasa (3 months ago)
😍😍❤you are great!!!
Goldmangun (3 months ago)
Great advice!
Jose Castro (3 months ago)
all you need is a great model (agency) with great outfits and an awesome photographer.
Cr0ss0ver Studios (3 months ago)
Michael Bell (3 months ago)
Im lucky to live in southern California but i will give you guys a setup secret I have done quite a bit even here. Get a very large rectangular light diffuser, like a 39x72 with the PVC piping. Stand it up, place a model in front of it with her backlit by the sun, get a fast prime lens and go. It will take some trial and error but when you get it right, you will get amazing pics that look like the model is glowing, its a very high key look. Everyone will ask how you got it, dont tell them :) Feel free to message me for some samples of how it looks.
Frank Washington (3 months ago)
Thank you Jessica for the helpful Information
Calvin Smith (3 months ago)
great video, I definitely over obsess about the location
Wouter J. van Duin (3 months ago)
Very nice to see your attitude, approach and tips. Just great. But guess what, even cameras and lenses don't really make that much difference .... my camera FujiFilm XT-20, my lens to somehow match yours, either 7artisans 35 mm 1.2 or 7artisans 55 mm 1.4 ...... these lenses are manual, great and inexpensive ...... and manual exposure and focusing are very easy on X-sensor FujiFilm cameras .....
Aziza Zhanabatyrova (3 months ago)
and what if u dont have a pretty model that can pose and good clothes
Good Light! Clips (3 months ago)
Wonderful, lighthearted approach and a great attitude! Loving it! I'll share this video with my list tonight. ~Michael
Janna Slaback (3 months ago)
I love this so much! You're so right and I appreciate the reminder that we just need to open our eyes, not only our eyes, but our mind's eye too. I love this. Even though I live in the Seattle area, there are some pretty boring areas here too and I'm always thinking about taking my clients to the coolest locations when instead I should focus on exercising my creative eye.
karl08701 (3 months ago)
great job here Jess

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