There comes a time in every photographer’s journey where they want to learn how to photograph portraits. In a perfect world that would mean a controlled environment with specialty lighting and beautiful backdrops. The reality is most photographers don’t have access to a studio or prefer to shoot outdoors. Today we are going to take […]
Brad Wilson is a photographer who started his journey in fine art photography after his education in visual arts where he studied art history and studio art. His images have been published around the world and have appeared in CNN, CBS News, WWF, Wildlife Conservation Society, Greenpeace, Audubon, Apple, Microsoft, Sony, Vanity Fair Italia, and many more.
Here is what Brad has to tell about his work along with a collection of his animal portraits.
Taking portraits against a black background requires skill and practice. Find out how you can master the art of portraiture and black backdrops.
Every portrait photographer needs to know both basic and more advanced female poses. Poses for women are crucial because a female model is typically a more common subject in portrait photography. If you ever run out of ideas, you can use the following female poses as a posing cheat sheet. There’s nothing amateur about that […]
Male poses for portraits might seem like something more confusing than female poses, but in reality, it’s not like that. Poses for men are just a little bit different from female poses because you need to emphasize different physical and personality traits. In this posing guide, we will cover many essential portrait poses for men, […]
While a lot of portraiture tends to use shallow depth of field to isolate the subject in the frame, achieving bokeh in the background tends to be a byproduct rather than intentional effect for many. These images below emphasise the bokeh and show some of the creative effects that are achievable if you put a […]