Portrait Photography How To

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Henry Anderson  |  Jul 31, 2020  |  0 comments

One of our favorite portrait photographers is back with another helpful tutorial, this time on how to shoot flattering images in less than ideal lighting.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 17, 2022  |  0 comments

Here's a fun little tutorial from Irene Rudnyk if you're stuck in the cold, dark depths of winter like we are. In the below video, Rudnyk takes you on a behind-the-scenes photo shoot where she demonstrates how to photograph a backlit swimsuit model during golden hour at the beach.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 27, 2018  |  0 comments

Pro swimwear photographer Anita Sadowska is back with another great tutorial. In the below video, she tackles the problem of what do you do when you have the right natural light when photographing a swimsuit model, but it’s in the wrong place.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 23, 2020  |  0 comments

Natural light portrait photography is appealing because you don't need to bring complicated and cumbersome strobes and flashes to your shoot. Photographing portraits in natural light, however, is a lot more challenging than people realize, especially when the light doesn't cooperate.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 11, 2021  |  0 comments

It’s not uncommon for photographers to avoid using a flash when shooting outdoors. Sometimes that’s because they prefer the look of ambient light images, while other times it’ a matter of not understanding how to properly employ supplemental light.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2020  |  0 comments

NEWS FLASH: You don’t have to be an experienced pro with a studio full of expensive gear to capture breathtaking portrait photos. We’ll show you how in the quick video below.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 25, 2019  |  0 comments

You don't need a lot of money to shoot dramatically colorful portraits. In fact, you can do it in your home studio or even just your home if you follow the photography tips of Tajreen&Co in the below video tutorial for photographers on a budget.

Dan Havlik  |  Mar 31, 2020  |  0 comments

Sometimes in photography, the weather just doesn't cooperate. When you're shooting swimwear photos that are supposed to feature glowing, sun-kissed models in shiny new swimsuits, overcast skies at the beach can be a problem.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Backlit portraits are tricky to pull off. Do them improperly, and you'll have a flat silhouette lacking in detail and impact. Do them, right though, and they can look pretty spectacular.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 20, 2020  |  0 comments

The art of capturing sensuous boudoir photographs needn’t be complicated, nor does it require a fancy studio outfitted with expensive gear. As you’ll see in the following video, all you really need—apart from your camera and a lens—is an attractive model, one continuous light, and a nearby window. Best yet, you can get the job done in the comfort of your home.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Getting started running a portrait photography or headshot business can be intimidating for some photographers because it may seem like you need to spend a lot of money on lighting gear. But that’s not always true.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 02, 2020  |  0 comments

Yes, summer is over, fall has arrived, and winter is coming but that doesn't mean we can't dream about going to the beach! In the below video, Bach Photography actually does that to share his tips on how to shoot gorgeous portraits at the beach.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 26, 2021  |  0 comments

There are some who say you're not a true photographer if you shoot in natural light. What utter nonsense!

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 03, 2019  |  0 comments

Summer is here, and the time is right for shooting swimsuit photos at the beach. But how do you elevate your swimwear photos from the merely good to the great? Well, of course, a great model always helps but even when shooting the most gorgeous and professional model out there, beach photos can get a little boring.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Don't let a little bad weather ruin your photo shoot. Sometimes a rainy day can make for an attractive portrait: you've just got to make sure your photos don't end up being all wet.

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