Tag: portrait

Interesting Photo of the Day: Portrait in a Bathroom Studio

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; that’s what they say. theverycuriousman shows his creativity by working under some rather unusual circumstances. In a makeshift bathroom studio, with his 24–70mm lens and an aperture of f/2.8, he uses an app controlled LED light wand as the only source of light. Photographers have been using light sticks […]

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Blind portrait shootout: Sony a9 vs Canon 1DX Mark II vs Nikon D5

Photographer Michael Andrew of YouTube channel Michael the Maven has put together a ‘Flagship Epic Shootout Review’ video comparing the Sony a9, Nikon D5 and Canon 1DX Mark II. The full video is genuinely worth your time, but if you don’t have 44 minutes to spend watching the full review, one section in particular is […]

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This crazy fire-and-water wedding portrait was shot in a single exposure

Photographer Markus Hofstaetter doesn’t shy away from challenging projects. Inspired by a previous fire-background hot-rod photo shoot he did, Hofstaetter had the idea to try this same technique with a portrait. There would just be one key difference: this one would be a single exposure. A photo shoot like this is all about safety, and […]

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How to Handle Catch Lights and Eyeglasses Glare in Portrait Photography

I’ve previously discussed the importance of catch lights. Without them, your subject’s eyes look dull and lifeless. They help add interest to portraits and are a very effective way to add depth to the eye. photo by Victor Semionov Catch Lights Ideally, catch lights should be round. This tends to be the most natural and […]

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How to Become a Headshot & Portrait Photographer

Taking headshots and portraits can be a surprisingly good career or side-gig for photographers looking to earn extra revenue. Living in Los Angeles I see these types of photo sessions happening all over the city. This popular course is designed to help you take professional headshots and and portraits using simply a DSLR and basic […]

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6 Tips for Posing Hands in Wedding and Portrait Photography

One of the most challenging and misunderstood elements in posing hands and how to use them correctly. Hands are so important in an image because they can say so much. They can convey masculinity, femininity, strength, softness and between couples, they can show love and affection. So the big question is what can we do with […]

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Five Beginner Portrait Photography Lighting Tips

One of the biggest leaps you can make as a beginning portrait photographer is taking control of your lighting. It can be daunting at first, but having that skill down is well worth the time and effort. This helpful video will get you started. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out […]

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