So we all know that levitation (on the stage or on film) is a 'magic trick', I think the most important part of this type of photography isn't just 'getting it right'; making the magic believable is more important.


I have 2 main rules that help my levitation photography stronger.  I like to shoot in a real place.  Yes, I could use a green screen and replace the background but real works better on film and for the artists in the room.  My second rule is to make the levitation seem almost possible so at first glance people don't even realize its a trick.


Other things like nudity and complex positioning help sell the effect.  I've been dying to do this with a plus size woman because people's preconceived notions will really allow the photo to twist minds.


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