Portrait Photography How To

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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.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 21, 2022  |  0 comments

So you capture a photo with perfect exposure, precise focus, and appealing composition—but, unfortunately, the colors are off. Unless you fix that problem, the image simply isn’t a keeper.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 21, 2022  |  0 comments

Good photographers are always looking for ways to make their images stand out from the rest, and one way to do that is by trying something different. In the tutorial below you’ll learn an easy way to do exactly that with a basic introduction to multiple exposure photography.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 18, 2022  |  0 comments

One question I’m frequently asked is, “Are you a natural-light photographer or do you use flash?” All too often that query stems from a popular misconception that using supplemental light is too difficult or confusing for mere mortals. As you’ll see in the basic tutorial below, nothing could be further from the truth.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 17, 2022  |  0 comments

Many photographers prefer shooting portraits outdoors so they can avoid the hassle of supplemental light. The problem, however, is that even the slightest hint of wind can cause flyaway hairs to intrude on a model’s face.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 09, 2022  |  0 comments

Even if portraiture isn't your thing, you obviously own a camera. That means sooner or later you’ll be asked to capture the likeness of family and friends. The tutorial below will help you deliver better results with a simple editing technique.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 08, 2022  |  0 comments

One of the most inventive portrait photographers on YouTube, Irene Rudnyk often shares engaging behind-the-scenes videos on how she captures her eye-catching images on a budget. The below video is no exception.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 08, 2022  |  0 comments

Are your images lacking in depth and interest? If so, today’s tutorial reveals what a British pro says is “the most powerful composition tool in photography.” By following his simple advice, you’ll immediately take your imagery to the next level.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 03, 2022  |  0 comments

Yes, being a photographer for a bikini catalog shoot is a real job. (Hey, somebody's got to do it, right?) So, if you ever find yourself working this "difficult" paid photography gig, you're going to need to know how to pose your bikini model to get optimal shots.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 03, 2022  |  0 comments

Today’s advanced digital cameras feature super high ISO settings that would have seemed impossible just a few years ago. So how far can you push the limit? Take a look and find out.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 28, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re a pet owner you undoubtedly shoot countless photos of your loyal friends.  Even pros take time out of assignments to photograph their beloved fur babies.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 27, 2022  |  0 comments

One of the things we like about pro photographer Lindsay Adler's tutorials is that she shows you how to combine the old with the new to create timeless looks. In the below video, Adler breaks down a burlesque-style photo shoot and explains how you can duplicate this unique look for everything from portraits to boudoir photos.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 20, 2022  |  0 comments

Portrait photographers are always keen to capture their subjects in the best light. One common request from the people you are photographing is to make them look thinner.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 19, 2022  |  0 comments

Many photographers either ignore or struggle with portrait photography because they think sophisticated lighting equipment, advanced skills, and a well-equipped studio are an absolute necessity. We’re going to debunk that fallacy in the straightforward tutorial below.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 14, 2022  |  0 comments

There are numerous “rules” of photography and some are meant to be broken—including a few of the most familiar. But as you’ll see in the eye-opening video below from a trusted pro, you can avoid sabotaging images by using an oft-ignored trick.

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