Tag Archives: Portraits

10 Tips to Create Emotive Portraits

The post 10 Tips to Create Emotive Portraits appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by John McIntire. Portraiture is as vast a genre of photography as it is rewarding. There are a lot of ways to go … Continue reading

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How to Take Better Beach Portraits at Anytime of the Day

The post How to Take Better Beach Portraits at Anytime of the Day appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jackie Lamas. Golden hour is famous for being the most ideal lighting for portraits, especially at a … Continue reading

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One Light for Amazing Portraits – The Lantern

  From the Adorama YouTube Channel:   Join Daniel Norton OnSet as he makes some simple beautiful portraits with a less commonly used light shaper, the Lantern. The great thing about a lantern is it throws light everywhere creating a … Continue reading

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How to Shoot Animal Portraits [video]

The post How to Shoot Animal Portraits appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Caz Nowaczyk. In this video from the crew over at Cooph, Vincent Lagrange, shows you how to shoot animal portraits that have style … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Achieving Flattering Portraits

The post 4 Tips for Achieving Flattering Portraits appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Lily Sawyer. Flattering portraits rarely happen as a default. Some people are photogenic, yes, and look good at every angle. But often, … Continue reading

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Mirror Image Studio Portraits

  From the Adorama YouTube Channel:   Every studio needs a mirror but to avoid accidental light bounce it’s usually kept well away from the shooting area . However if used carefully, a mirror can make a great prop. In … Continue reading

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How to Create Stunning Portraits of Your Dog

Photographing your dog can be a terrific way to not only get amazing photos of a beloved family member, it’s also good practice and will sharpen your over all photography skills. photo by m01229 Like any other portrait session, the … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Posing Family Portraits

Posing families and groups is one of the more intimidating feats for photographers. Working with several people of different heights and ages is certainly a challenge, but following a few posing guidelines makes the job a bit simpler. “Young Family” … Continue reading

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Tips for Taking Family Portraits

Family portraits fall into three main categories: traditional family portraits, candid family portraits, and lifestyle family portraits. Most families have had their picture taken, but few have had a chance to have their portrait shot, because of the difference between the … Continue reading

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5 Lens Tricks for Creative Portraits

Adding creative elements to your portraits is an effective way of making them appear more interesting. And you don’ need to spend too much of your hard earned cash to do so. Photographers Lin and Jirsa share five cheap lens … Continue reading

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3 Fun Backgrounds for Portraits and Photo Booths You Can Create at Home

The post 3 Fun Backgrounds for Portraits and Photo Booths You Can Create at Home appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Erin Fitzgibbon. Bring out your Creativity With our phones becoming an essential tool in our … Continue reading

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Tips to Eliminate Closed Eyes & Squinting in Portraits

In a previous article, I discussed shooting with the light at the subject’s back, creating a “halo” lighting pattern. Aside from being a particularly stunning light pattern, it automatically eliminates one of the biggest problems we have as photographers: squinting … Continue reading

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