Portrait Photography How To

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Henry Anderson  |  Oct 15, 2020  |  0 comments

Believe it or not but you don't need a lot of fancy gear to shoot a professional-looking portrait photo. In the below tutorial, pro photographer Joel Grimes shares some fun and easy tips on how to shoot striking portrait photos with basic equipment.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 14, 2020  |  0 comments

Capturing great portraits requires more than an attractive model, proper shooting techniques, and a nice location. That’s because all could be for naught unless you are adept at posing the subject.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 13, 2020  |  0 comments

Everybody wants to look good in a photo. But is it possible to look great in EVERY image? If so, that would be fantastic for models, non-models and for the photographers taking the pictures.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 13, 2020  |  0 comments

We all strive for sharp images, but the trick is to achieve them judiciously without a crispy heavy-handed approach. In the video below you’ll learn how to create amazingly sharp images that retain a clean, natural look.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Using a flash to shoot a portrait is not as hard as it may look. Getting the flash lighting right, however, is essential to capturing a flattering photo of your subject.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 12, 2020  |  0 comments

She's one of the most mysterious and, in recent years, the most lauded street photographers of all time. Her name is Vivian Maier and until not long ago, she was virtually unknown as a photographer. These days, she's considered an overlooked master.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Sometimes our photos are good, sometimes they're bad, and sometimes they just downright suck! There's no shame in having your photos suck from time to time, it happens to everybody.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 08, 2020  |  0 comments

Boudoir photography, by its very nature, can get pretty intimate. But don't let that intimidate you from trying out one of the fastest growing segments of photography these days.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 07, 2020  |  0 comments

Regardless of the type of photography you do, once you get the light right it’s all about composition. And there’s no better way to refine your eye than by gleaning some wisdom from highly acclaimed pros.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 06, 2020  |  0 comments

Not long ago Canon introduced two powerful full-frame mirrorless cameras, the 45MP EOS R5 and the similar but lower resolution 21.1MP EOS R6. Most photographers realize that a camera with more megapixels isn’t always the best choice, depending upon one’s needs and style of photography.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 02, 2020  |  0 comments

Here are some great portrait photography tips to try out this weekend. In the below video on B&H's channel, pro photographer Dave Krugman shares his 5 tips on how to pose models during a photo shoot for both outdoor and indoor portrait photography.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 29, 2020  |  0 comments

So you’re trying your hand at people pictures and your photos look more like snapshots than “real” portraits. What gives? The solution for taking your images to the next level may be as simple as picking up a few affordable accessories.

David Bergman  |  Sep 28, 2020  |  0 comments

Whether youre photographing a newly married couple, a rock band, or your family and friends, where you place your subject can have a huge impact on the quality of your final images. Its usually up to the photographer to select the shoot location, and a great outdoor space can turn a photo from ordinary to extraordinary. But how do you pick the best spot?

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 25, 2020  |  0 comments

If you want to brush up on your portrait photography skills this weekend, there's no better place to start than this tutorial from Justin Laurens that covers just about everything you need to know to get started. The best part is that it's completely free and you don't need fancy lighting gear or a studio to learn these tips.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 21, 2020  |  0 comments

Professional portrait photographer Anita Sadowska is back with her latest lighting tips and advice. This time she's comparing what it's like to shoot portraits in direct sunlight vs shooting backlit portraits vs shooting in an indoor studio using strobes.

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