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The Top 3 Basic Portrait Photography Settings
The Top 3 Basic Portrait Photography Settings
Portrait photography isn’t that difficult, but there is a tried-and-true methodology that you can use to produce great portraits — as opposed to just making happy snaps.
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Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing
Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing
Posing is as integral to portrait photography as the right lens and the right camera angle. A lot of photographers learn this the hard way. If you’re a portrait photographer or do family and wedding photography you know how important posing can be.
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A Fathers Portrait of His Son Wins the 2014 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
A Fathers Portrait of His Son Wins the 2014 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
What makes a portrait prize-worthy? Contest judges are faced with this difficult question every year when hundreds of photographers from around the world vie for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, which “celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography.”
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This Three Legged War Hero Will Win Your Heart
This Three Legged War Hero Will Win Your Heart
Martin Schoeller knows how to create a stunning portrait. By mastering both the technical and relational aspects of portrait photography, Schoeller has become an expert at connecting with his subjects and capturing genuine facial expressions and emotions.
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How to Always Pick the Nicest Spots for Portrait Photography
How to Always Pick the Nicest Spots for Portrait Photography
One of the hardest difficulties in photography has always been to pick the best spot for picture taking, especially if you needed to take portraits. Finding the right location to ensure that you get the best results for portrait photography can be pretty challenging.
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Self-Portrait Photography
Self-Portrait Photography
Have you ever asked a random passerby to take a picture of you, handing your camera to this person? The situation is especially common when you are exploring new travel destinations. Even if you are not traveling alone but want to be captured in a picture together with your partner or friend, you need somebody else’s help.
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Newborns to Seniors: The Technical Aspects of Portrait Photography
Newborns to Seniors: The Technical Aspects of Portrait Photography
Beth Jansen‘s journey into photography is a familiar one. What started out as a hobby for capturing great pictures of her family and making a little extra money on the side escalated into a successful portrait photography business. But Jansen isn’t “just another mom with a camera.” Combining artistic vision with innate fashion sense regarding colors, patterns, textures, and the like, Jansen has created a vibrant, trendy style of portraiture that is all her own.
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How To Use An Accent Light In Your Portrait Photography
How To Use An Accent Light In Your Portrait Photography
In the past few portrait photography photo tips articles, we’ve been discussing how to light a portrait. So far, we’ve covered how and when to use four different lights. The basic three light set and the first specialty light, the “hair light”.
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Myths And Magical Solutions About Portrait Photography
Myths And Magical Solutions About Portrait Photography
0 Myths And Magical Solutions About Portrait Photography Published March 14, 2014, by: guest Photography is a technique of keeping memories intact when the special moments are already gone from our lives. Through the photographs only we can relive those moments again by way of nurturing those happy and emotional bonds we had during such by gone days.
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New 30 Tips and Techniques for Portrait Photography
New 30 Tips and Techniques for Portrait Photography
Photographing people requires tremendous attention to detail. Not only do you need to get your camera settings right, but you need to work effectively with your subject at the same time. This eBook was designed to help readers gain confidence and avoid common pitfalls in portrait photography.
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Ready, Set, Frown: Portrait Photography for Emotional Response
Ready, Set, Frown: Portrait Photography for Emotional Response
Some of man’s greatest moments come in the moment of overcoming something. Sports, drama, playing, dancing, mourning, building, and exercising are all very real to those participating at the moment. Each will bring up different emotions; each will show different expressions. Rarely do these everyday events involve a big, cheesy ear-to-ear grin.
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Loop Lighting for Portrait Photography
Loop Lighting for Portrait Photography
In previous articles, we began our study of lighting patterns for portrait photography with broad lighting, short lighting, and split lighting. Now let’s move on to loop lighting. In portrait photography, this lighting pattern tends to be one of the most popular. It is easy to set up and is flattering to most subjects’ facial types.
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When to Use Butterfly Lighting In Portrait Photography
When to Use Butterfly Lighting In Portrait Photography
In previous articles, we’ve discussed photo lighting patterns where we place the light source to the side of the subject–split lighting, loop lighting and Rembrandt lighting–and create shadows that go off to the side. Continuing with our series of portrait photography lighting patterns, today’s photo tip discusses “butterfly lighting”.
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How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight
How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight
The art of artificial lighting and portrait photography is discussed in this article.
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Lighting Ratios for Portrait Photography
Lighting Ratios for Portrait Photography
Learn all about lighting ratios, key lights, and fill lights, in this lighting for portait photography guide.
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