Portrait photography

Helpful tips to improve your portrait photography


Portrait photography is a difficult genre that requires you to not only be skillful and confident with your camera and post processing, but also able to put the subject at ease in front of your lens. If you want to improve your portrait photography, check out this awesome video tutorial that will give you a wide variety of helpful tips to get you started.

Coming from Julia Trotti, this awesome video tutorial will show you some helpful tips to improve your portrait photography. Among the points, I think the most salient is the importance of being an effective communicator. Many of the best portrait photographers will tell you that their work is less photography and more psychology. Most subjects won’t feel particularly comfortable in front of the camera, and if you spend most of the shooting fiddling with settings, etc., you might not get the results you and your customer is looking for. This is part of the reason why knowing your gear like the pocket of your hand is so important, so that you can devote the majority of your attention to interacting with your subject and giving them the benefit of the experience. Watch the video above for the full rundown of Trotti.