Posing tips for pictures of older people: use natural light
Opt for natural light for on location portraits when possible.
This image was taken with the subject facing toward a large window and a wide aperture (find out when to use a small vs wide aperture). I cropped in tight using a 70-200mm lens.
This man’s signature look is his hat so it seemed right to incorporate his everyday style into this headshot.
PAGE 1: Tips for before and during your shoot
PAGE 2: Glamour shots
PAGE 3: Incorporate a hobby
PAGE 4: Use natural light
PAGE 5: Lifestyle portraits
PAGE 6: Environmental portraits
PAGE 7: Show their hands
PAGE 8: Candid portraits
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