Portrait photography

Portrait photography hack: customize the shape of your blurry highlights

Watch Video: Portrait Photography Hack – Customize Blurry Highlights If you’ve been interested in photography for a while, you’ve probably come across the term “bokeh”. This is the word of Japanese origin that we use to describe the quality of out of focus areas – especially specular highlights – in the foreground and background of […]

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The Daily Herald – Launch of the new “Faces of Saint-Martin IV” portrait photography competition

Faces of St. Martin is a popular street art project typically featuring well-known figures in the community. (Photo Collectivity) MARIGOT – The Collectivity has announced the organization of the fourth photo competition in the series “Faces of Saint-Martin”, the theme of which is “Astonishing faces – Surprise us!” She specifies in her preamble that the […]

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Want to do portrait photography in confinement? Try a FaceTime photoshoot

With lockdown in full swing in many countries around the world, it seems unlikely that photographers will be able to embark on their next portrait photoshoot for some time. However, even if you can’t physically meet your model, you can still have fun with portrait photography through the magic of a FaceTime photoshoot. This coronavirus-induced […]

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Capture One offers unique and powerful benefits for portrait photography

The landscape of the portrait photographer has certainly been changing over the past decade, a period in which we have seen photos of people go from unreal alabaster-like skin to something much more real, color grading becomes important and image resolution increases, even though image consumption has largely shifted to smaller screens. Then, of course, […]

Portrait photography

Ask the pros: five tips for better portrait photography

Portrait photographers know how overwhelming it can be to create work that depends on working with a complete stranger. With that in mind, I asked five professional photographers in central Texas for their top tips for portrait photography. Portrait photography is a unique subgenre in that it requires more “human” skills than most other types […]