How to photograph Social Services Director

This is the ultimate guide on how to photograph professionals and Social Services Director. As always, when taking pictures of people there are things to think about and below you will also find both camera and lens recommendations.

When trying to capture certain professionals you want the picture and the surroundings to say something, showing the audience that this is a Social Services Director and not something completely different. Perhaps the Social Services Director has an enviroment that you can clearly connect to their profession. A baker has his bakery, a pilot his cockpit and so on.

A professional portrait does not have to be a direct portrait, and if you are photographing the Social Services Director - just let him or her work as usual and you will try to capture them in their everyday life as Social Services Director? Of course, you can combine the editorial pictures with more portrait like pictures to get a complete coverage of the Social Services Director.

When taking editorial pictures it is really nice to have either a wide angle (such as 14-24 or 16-35mm) or a normal zoom lens (24-70mm etc). That will give you a lot of coverage in most situations and enviroments.

Moving on to the portraits it is really nice to use lenses with a maximum aperture value around f/1.2, f/1.4, f/1.8 or f/2. When using lenses like this you can really make the eyes or details to pop out and be sharp and crisp while the rest of the image can be a bit blurry. And this can both be normal prime lenses (as 35mm/f1.4, 50mm/f1.8 etc) as well as telephoto prime lenses (such as 85/f1.8, 105/f2.8 etc).

And remember, it is always worth getting a bit uncomfortable in order to get the best picture of the Social Services Director. Ask the Social Services Director if you can join them for a working day, no matter where and in what surroundings. Dare to get a bit dirty and your clients will definately appreciate the effort afterwards.

Best cameras for photographing Social Services Director

Perhaps you already have a camera but here are some popular camera alternatives that might be suitable for photographing professionals and Social Services Director.

Product name
Canon EOS M200 Canon EOS M200
Released: 2019
Type: Mirrorless
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
Nikon D850 Nikon D850
Released: 2017
Type: DSLR
Sensor: Full frame
Canon EOS M50 Mark II Canon EOS M50 Mark II
Released: 2020
Type: Mirrorless
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)

Best lenses for photographing Social Services Director

Here are some popular lenses that might suit your needs when photographing professionals and Social Services Director. You can also view all of our lenses or start by selecting your camera and then see which lenses that are compatible.

Product name Release date
Canon EF 50mm f/1,4 USM Canon EF 50mm f/1,4 USM 1993
Nikon AF-S 58mm f/1,4 G Nikon AF-S 58mm f/1,4 G 2013
Canon EF 85mm f/1,2 L II USM Canon EF 85mm f/1,2 L II USM 2006

Images of other professionals

Here are a few images of professionals that might inspire you. Perhaps these can give you ideas on how to best photograph your Social Services Director? Click on the image you want to know more about. Each image has information with which camera and lens they were shot and with which settings.

A buffalo farmer is plowing a wet field

A female model and brunette with curly hair

Sound producer at his mixing table

Computer Specialist is inserting a new graphic card into his computer

A software developer is coding on his Macbook Pro

DJ with a tattoo on his forearm at his Pioneer mixer table

Painter is painting outside a store

A trader at a desk with three monitors and a laptop

Teaching in front of her class and students are raising their hands

A fisherman is heading out in the morning and laying out his nets

An asian teacher is educating her students in the forest

Electrician in glasses is adjusting a wall outlet

Computer specialist at his repair studio

Female Fire Fighter with red nail polish

Surgeon and Surgery Nurses working together