I bet everyone needs some great family photoshoot ideas! Family photo ideas are highly sought after because everyone needs memorable, affectionate photos that will be a joy to look at many years and decades later. A family photoshoot might sound like a chaotic, energy-draining experience, but it actually doesn’t have to be like that at […]
Self-portraits are by no means a recent invention — painters have been doing them for centuries and it didn’t take photographers long after the invention of the camera to start immortalizing themselves in photo form. In more recent times (the social media era, specifically), the self-portrait has sort of morphed into the more colloquially recognizable […]
Boudoir photography is a delicate subgenre of portraiture. Besides having to care about lighting, composition, and camera settings, you have to help your model pose in a way that’s both visually pleasing and natural. Stiff, awkward, and overly complicated poses usually don’t work. Boudoir poses can be a little tricky indeed, especially for portrait photographers […]
Natural light portrait tips are probably the most sought-after tips in portraiture because many portrait enthusiasts rely on natural light only. Well, at least in the beginning. I occasionally get asked some variation of the question, “What’s the main thing I can do to get better at photography?” Depending on who’s asking I might give […]
Self portraits are an excellent tool for storytelling images where you are the subject and the storyteller. This way you will be inviting the viewer into your life story to share a bit about you or your interests. In this article we will look at how to tell stories through unique self-portraits.
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.