Portrait Photography How To

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Ron Leach  |  Jan 25, 2023  |  0 comments

When most of us got started in photography we were told to “always shoot with the sun at your back.” That advice was reasonable for beginners interested in capturing simple images with a “Kodak Moment” look.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 21, 2023  |  0 comments

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and a beautiful portrait of your partner makes a meaningful gift. If she wants to showcase her figure for more intimate shots, that’s not difficult to do.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 13, 2023  |  0 comments

We occasionally post tutorials on shooting boudoir images from both male and female experts in the craft. This particular episode is just for the dudes, with a delicate but important subject that needs to be addressed.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 09, 2023  |  0 comments

One skill that can make the difference between a good photograph and a great one is the proper use of depth of field—especially when shooting landscapes, nature, and other outdoor images. In the video below you’ll learn how this concept works, and the three key variables for doing it right.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jan 08, 2023  |  0 comments

Show your best images to the world by posting in the Shutterbug Photo of the Day gallery. Here’s the quick and easy procedure along with some tips to help you navigate to the right place, and even some advice about composition and subject matter.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 06, 2023  |  0 comments

Ask any portrait artist to name their most important skills, and thoughtful posing will be near the top of their list. And that’s true for portraits of men and women, indoors or outside.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 03, 2023  |  0 comments

So you sit down behind the computer, open what you thought was a great shot, and the image quality is unexpectedly really bad. Time to move it to the trash and try again, right? Well, not so fast.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 29, 2022  |  0 comments

Boudoir photography is really popular theses days, and we’re going to let you in on a simple pro tip for more pleasing results. Being just another form of portraiture, it’s odd that many less-experienced photographers ignore what most portrait artists consider essential to their work.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 22, 2022  |  0 comments

There are a bunch of new features in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) that make editing images faster and easier than ever. The video below demonstrates how to use one of these powerful tools to vastly improve your results.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 20, 2022  |  0 comments

Every so often we stumble on a unique approach to boudoir photography, and the tutorial below sure fits the bill. Namely, how to shoot flattering photos in the snow while keeping your model comfortable.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 16, 2022  |  0 comments

Boudoir photography is rapidly gaining popularity among men and women shooters, as well as with their eager subjects. That’s why we occasionally post tutorials on lighting, posing composition, camera settings and more

Ron Leach  |  Dec 08, 2022  |  0 comments

Photo composites are a lot of fun to make, and they enable you to create eye-catching images by combining two or more shots. The problem is that there are a few hurdles to understand if you want to achieve natural looking results.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 07, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’ve been following our ongoing Lightroom tutorials you know Adobe has made great strides with their most recent updates, and the latest masking tools have created quite a buzz—with several new portrait-related masks that work pretty well.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 30, 2022  |  1 comments

Boudoir photography is a popular genre with several common denominators. You start with a voluptuous, scantily clad model, pose her in an enticing manner on a bed or a couch, and compose the shot in a suggestive manner.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 22, 2022  |  0 comments

Boudoir photography is like other forms of portraiture in many ways. Composition and accurate exposure are important, and precise focus is a must. But flattering poses are particularly critical when shooting boudoir because the ultimate goal is a sensuous result.

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