Portrait photography

10 tips for street portrait photography: take stunning street photos

Portraiture is a wonderful avenue of photography, allowing you to express yourself with poses, lighting, and location. However, it can often seem a bit overwhelming because there is so much to consider when working with a model – and you need to have good relationship skills, leading models to get the photos you envision. We […]

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10 tips for shooting street portraits: Take great street photos

Portraiture is a wonderful avenue of photography, allowing you to express yourself with poses, lighting, and location. However, this can often feel a bit overwhelming as there is so much to consider when working with a model – and you need to have good people skills, directing the models to get the shots you envision. […]

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2021 RF + WPPI Tips & Trends for Family Portrait Photography

As family portrait shots moved from department stores to photographic studios, intimate settings, and beautiful outdoor locations, the trend for emotional and authentic images began to reign. It was this sector of photography, alongside wedding and newborn photography, that suffered the most in 2020, according to a report released in December by British electronics chain […]

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Enhance your portrait photography with TriFlection at the photography fair

If you are a portrait photographer, you know what different good lighting accessories can do. However, you don’t need a full set of expensive lights to capture a great portrait – the humble reflector can be a game-changer in and of itself. However, photographer and inventor Stu Williamson decided to take the reflector even further […]

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Improve your portrait photography with TriFlection at the Photography Show

If you are a portrait photographer, you know what a good different lighting accessory can do. However, you don’t need a full set of expensive lights to capture a great portrait – the humble reflector can be a game-changer in itself. However, photographer and inventor Stu Williamson decided to take the reflector one step further […]

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Shutterbugs Channel Creativity Into Self-Portrait Photography During Pandemic | Fashion trends

More than a year of staying home amid Covid-19 has left most of us with sterile social media pages, forcing us to share endless flashbacks, faded sunsets from our windows and photos of this aesthetic corner of our home to make up for the lack of the picturesque moments in our lives. However, true creativity […]

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Which is better for studio portrait photography, Lightroom Classic, or Capture One 20?

Lightroom has dominated its field for over a decade and has been the raw processor and go-to catalog tool for many photographers. However, the competition has gradually improved, with Capture One 20 now considered by many to be better in some ways. I’ve always considered raw processors and editing software like Photoshop to have a […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Essential ideas, tips and techniques to transform your portrait photography

Portrait is the kind of photography that keeps on giving, as there are always new skills to learn, new faces to photograph and new looks to achieve. If you’re new to portrait photography or you’re lacking inspiration, our essential guide has plenty of portrait photography ideas for you to try. It walks you through setting […]

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The 10 commandments of portrait photography

Art has no rules. Law? Wrong! Call me grumpy, but I don’t like the latest trends in photography. I love simple, classic portraiture and admire legendary photographers like Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and Albert Watson. That’s why I’ve put together my 10 commandments of portrait photography. I used the word “Command” for a reason. Some […]