Tag: portrait

Top Portrait Photography Tips of the Year on dPS in 2017

This week on dPS we’re featuring some of the top articles in different categories that were published on the site over the last year, 2017. Yesterday was the Best Landscape Articles on dPS in 2017, and this one is all about the best portrait tips of the year. Here are the top 18 portrait tip articles: […]

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Smartphone Portrait Modes vs. Hasselblad Full Frame Camera

The iPhone X, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and the Google Pixel 2 are some of the latest and the greatest smartphone cameras out there. They handle pretty much all types of light and produce incredible images. But can they compete with “proper” cameras? Marques Brownlee compares smartphone camera portrait modes with the Hasselblad X1D: The […]

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Tips for Planning and Capturing a Creative Portrait

There is saying, in the photography world, that an image can be taken in a hundred different ways. This is especially true, as you have probably already noticed when capturing portraits. Portrait photography is probably the most popular genre, within the realm of the diverse world that is the art of photography. People take portraits […]

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Portrait Lenses: Breaking the Rules

Photography tutorials drill certain rules into our heads. But rules are made to be broken, right? Here, we learn how to take the traditional rules of using certain lenses only for certain things, and throw them out the window: Mango Street shows us that you’re not constrained to only using 50mm or 85mm lenses for portraiture or wide […]

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Video: The story behind Albert Watson’s iconic Steve Jobs portrait

Albert Watson is one of the best, and best-known portraitists in the world, and in this video by Profoto he tells the story behind one of his most iconic shots: THE portrait of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. It’s a photo that you have no doubt seen—be it on the Apple homepage the day Jobs passed, […]

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How to do Portrait Retouching With Luminar

Macphun’s Luminar is a versatile beast. While a lot is made of processing landscapes and cityscapes, you find it also happens to be a very capable portrait editor. Follow along with this walkthrough to see how I use Luminar to edit a portrait. Getting Started Open your photo in Luminar. As you’ll be using more […]

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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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