Portrait Photography How To

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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.

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 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 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.

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 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 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.

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.

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