Great portraits are a result of using light in the best way possible to get the desired results. To capture flattering portraits, the photographer needs to have a good understanding of light and lighting techniques for portraits. Natural light and artificial light can be used for portraits and artificial light used in a studio can be manipulated in many ways to create different types of lighting techniques that will help with different resulting effects in portraits and in this article we share 13 tutorials on different lighting and lighting techniques for portrait photography.
It’s not easy to come up with new portrait photography ideas, even if you’re a seasoned portraitist. You often need to think about different lighting setups, backdrops, posing for male and female models as well as locations if you’re an outdoor photographer. There are many factors to consider, which can be confusing and actually hinder […]
Lights. Camera. Mirror. Pause. Before you flip the clapboard and say “action”, you may want to ask yourself—Do I want this to be an everyday picture? Or an amazing picture? If it’s the former, then you may start shooting. But if it’s the latter, let’s get you prepped. Because you’ll be needing more than lights, […]
Taking portraits against a black background requires skill and practice. Find out how you can master the art of portraiture and black backdrops.
Soft shimmering sand, wavy waters, deep blue sky, colorful umbrellas — a holy grail for many portrait photographers! And when it comes to romantic photos, the beach provides a wonderful background. Yet, taking beach photos can be challenging if you don’t know much about lighting and proper camera settings for different times of the day. […]
Black and white photography captures emotions, adds drama and depth. If you want to add a range of wonderful black and white photography portraits to your portfolio take a look at these tutorials and learn how to create amazing black and white portraits. Many of these tutorials are suitable for beginners as well! 1. 5 […]