The perfect portrait

"El retrato perfecto"
Spanish C1 writing exercise

Mercedes tells us about the art of making good portraits.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "portrait", "to take advantage of", "high quality", "lighting", "reflector (photography)" and "shadow (dark shape)".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into Spanish

  • I’ll show you where you make mistakes
  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
  • Change my choices if you want
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I have been a professional photographer for many years and I consider my specialty to be portraits where people's emotions are captured. You have to take advantage of the scene's natural light when making high quality portraits. If you want to modify the general lighting of the portrait, you need to buy a reflector so that the shadows of the portrait are softened and avoid contrasts. In this way, you will end up getting a very natural result and your customers will be very satisfied. Your photographs will be really cool! Finally, I encourage you to come to my photo studio and that you make the most of my exclusive offers (in order) to have unforgettable memories captured in quality photographs.

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