Finding basic portrait photography poses that work for the majority of models can be quite challenging, especially if you’re not an experienced portraitist. However, the secrets of proper posing aren’t too complicated. You should learn a couple of basic poses and then introduce a certain variety by changing the perspective or asking your models to […]
Portraiture, lifestyle, street, and travel photography – these are some of the genres that feature people as main subject. For some it can be enjoyable activity while, for others, it can be a disastrous nightmare. The idea of talking with someone they don’t know very well, or being confronted by strangers they’re trying to photograph can be a bit too daunting. Confidence is, therefore, necessary when photographing people.
If you’re seriously interested in portrait photography and you think that it should become your primary job instead of hobby or side job, you might want to open your own photography studio. Before you decide to do that, you should know what kind of gear is absolutely necessary for studio photography. After you have purchased […]
Shooting outdoor portraits can be very rewarding and fun if you know what kind of setup is ideal for such sessions. Unlike indoor portrait sessions, outdoor ones are tricky in terms of lighting – you can’t fully control it but you can learn how to take advantage of various lighting conditions! In this article, we’ll […]
A good photo shoot is about so much more than bringing the right lens, getting great light and using nifty modifiers. It’s about more than how experienced your models are, how attractive they are, or how they are dressed. All those things come into play, but at the center of any photo shoot — good […]
Shooting backlit portraits can result in terrible images if done improperly. Especially if you’re inexperienced in dealing with less than ideal lighting conditions, it can be challenging to figure out how to position and light your model correctly. Of course, it’s very rewarding if you end up with amazing backlit photos so consider the following […]