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This Photographer Uses Clever Tricks to Shoot Striking Portraits


If you want ideas for getting creative with portrait photography while on a shoestring budget, check out the work of the Mexican photographer Omahi. In addition to sharing his imaginative work, Omahi also shows behind-the-scenes photos of how they’re made.

His photos feature a wide range of styles creative using mostly ordinary things you may have sitting around at home.

Live in a warm place but want to shoot a winter portrait? Just make it snow.

Don’t have the budget to travel to sane dunes? A photo on a TV can help.

Omahi often constructs simple, makeshift sets to turn his ideas into photos.

All kinds of mundane locations can be used for close-up portraits.

Here are some more examples of Omahi’s work and glimpses of how they were made:

You can find more of Omahi’s work on Facebook and Instagram, where he has over 178,000 followers.

(via @omahi via Fstoppers)

Image credits: Photographs by Omahi and used with permission