Learn how to pose for awesome portrait images

Tweet Posing your portraits is much more than just how to have someone stand a certain way, it’s really all about establishing solid connections with your customers and creating images that truly show who they are. I used to always think of posing in a negative light and coming from a photojournalism background thought that things should be more natural, but after shooting weddings and portraits for a number of years really...

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Portrait Tip – Shoot from above

Tweet I am going to start posting some quick portrait tips for all of you out there that are just getting started with portrait photography. Today i’ll talk about the advantage of shooting from above. This can be a good way to create a unique perspective, it’s a different point of view from what we are used to and a good way to capture your readers attention. Another reason for shooting from above is it’s usually one...

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Getting the perfect Light for a mans portrait
Sep11

Getting the perfect Light for a mans portrait

Tweet This article is a guest post by Joel Dryer, check out more info about Joel at the bottom of the page. In this blog post we are going to take a behind the scenes look at an editorial men’s fashion spread, and look at some tips for establishing precise light ratios using a light meter. The shoot was held on location at a local area builder’s office. The office provided the perfect backdrop for the shoot, but did not...

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Portraits – Lighting the shot ebook

Tweet Lighting is one thing that many photographers struggle with and with portraits good lighting is key to an amazing portrait. Gina Milicia has written a few solid portrait books for Digital Photography School, I read her first book Portraits: Making the Shot when it was released awhile back and it was a very well written and easy to understand book on creating portraits. She is an Australian Photographer who has flown around the...

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Lets see your best selfie

Tweet This week the popular term selfie made it into the Oxford Dictionaries Online. Self portraits have been around forever and came into mainstream art when Cindy Sherman turned her camera on herself. Now with most cellphones having front facing cameras it seems like everyone is snapping photos of themselves. I know that many of you out there have some amazing and creative self portraits. So lets see them and get to know each other...

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Portrait Photography 101 eBook now available

Tweet I am excited today to release a brand new eBook for all of you to enjoy. Besides post production tips and tutorials on the site I have also shared some tips to help improve your portrait photography. These articles have always received good feedback and something many people have requested more of. I’ll continue to provide free articles on the site but also am adding some premium eBooks that will go into things in a little...

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