Portrait Photography How To

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Ron Leach  |  Aug 23, 2022  |  0 comments

There are a variety of methods for making selections in Photoshop, some easier than others. Unfortunately, the more basic techniques often provide mediocre results.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 22, 2022  |  0 comments

Photoshop’s Neural Filters have revolutionized the way we edit images, enabling us to accomplish tasks in an instant that used to require very advanced skills. And there’s an amazing new kid on the block, the Photo Restoration Filter, that delivers magical results.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 22, 2022  |  0 comments

There are numerous reasons you may want to extend the background of a photo, either side-to-side or up-and-down. Perhaps you shot an image in portrait mode and you realize it would look better as a horizontal image. Or maybe it’s the reverse.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 18, 2022  |  0 comments

You don’t need a fancy studio to shoot a compelling portrait. Just bring your camera and subject to a local park.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2022  |  0 comments

Whether you’re planning a weekend adventure or taking a long overdue vacation it’s important to do things right, because it’s rarely possible to return to a scene for a redo of an epic memory.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2022  |  0 comments

Skin retouching is an essential task to master if you want to create alluring portrait photos, whether your model is a man or a woman. That’s because you can have beautiful light, nice composition, and an inviting pose, but all that’s for naught if the subject’s skin is unappealing.

Herman Rodriguez  |  Aug 15, 2022  |  0 comments

One was the first man to walk on the moon; the other arguably the greatest athlete of all time. I’ve photographed both Neil Armstrong and Muhammad Ali, among hundreds of other celebrities over the years.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 12, 2022  |  0 comments

Bright summer days are great for trips to the beach, sitting around a pool, or casting a line into your favorite stream. But when it comes to outdoor portraiture, well, not so much.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 04, 2022  |  0 comments

Have you ever looked at a captivating image and wondered how the photographer gave the photo an incredible glow effect? If so you’re in luck, because the tutorial below explains how easy this is to do yourself.

Henry Anderson  |  Jul 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We’ve sung the praises of using a 50mm lens for a while now including in this Shutterbug video that’s racked up nearly three million views on YouTube. Now another photographer has published his ode to the beloved “Nifty Fifty.”

Ron Leach  |  Jul 25, 2022  |  0 comments

Photoshop’s Select Subject tool uses artificial intelligence to make automatic selections for a variety of tasks. It enables you to remove people and objects from backgrounds, makes it easy to isolate key subjects, and does a great job—even in complex scenes.

Henry Anderson  |  Jul 20, 2022  |  1 comments

Shooting indoors in natural light is fun but tricky. If it’s a sunny day and you have good window light, it’s easy to capture eye-popping portraits.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 20, 2022  |  0 comments

Are you dissatisfied with your portrait photos because they tend to look like snapshots? Do you wish you had a studio and a bunch of costly lighting equipment (and knew how to use it)? Well, keep reading because this is your lucky day.

Henry Anderson  |  Jul 19, 2022  |  0 comments

Do the subjects in your portraits look a little stiff and unnatural? Your problem might not be the person you’re photographing but, rather, your choice of camera settings.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 14, 2022  |  0 comments

Admit it: You typically shoot in Aperture or Shutter Priority mode, and are pleased with your images. Yet you’re nagged by the nonsense that, you’re not a “real” photographer unless you use Manual Mode.

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