2012 Europe’s Portraits of Wildest Beards and Moustache Hairstyle

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Over a 100 individuals taken part in the 2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships held in France last 22 September 2012. Several of them dressed in unique costumes to complement their amazing facial hairstyle, while some of the participants put on their hats to achieve that extraordinary look. Let’s take a look at some of the participants and the behind the scene preparation of the challengers. The next major bearding event will happen on 11 November 2012 in Las Vegas.

The Challengers










Getting Ready for the Competition





Portrait Photography


Each person present various emotions which is why it’s fascinating to capture images of people in different occasion and events like this. With portrait photography, it concentrates on the person’s facial aspects and expressions turning portraits as a work of art. If you happen to be a digital SLR camera enthusiast, you are likely to document and capture images during a holiday weekend or perhaps a family gathering. Whatever image you decide on is determined by the intention of the portrait as well as the mood you would like to express. And when you go outdoor shooting portraits, you will find a variety of alternatives to be more creative.

A portrait photographer have to gain the subject’s trust for them to relax and be actively involved with the sitting. The challenge with taking portraits at its best is creating a portraiture without making your subject looking stiff or even uneasy, producing awkward smiles noticeably shown in the resultiing portrait. For that reason, you have to interact with the subject in a warm and friendly chat to make them feel at ease infront of the photographic camera while you capture the real expression of your subject.

Strike A Pose


via Telegraph

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