19 stellar posing tips and camera tricks for flattering pictures of older people

    | Photography Tips | Portraits | 16/07/2012 12:16pm

    Posing tips for pictures of older people: environmental portraits


    Posing tips for pictures of older people: environmental portraits

    Environment portraits can also make for striking pictures of older people and help dispel some of the stereotypes about older people, as well.

    This craftsman is busy at work, which allowed me the opportunity to capture a natural portrait of him in his element.

    I love the natural window light; however, to achieve this image I had to shoot at a high ISO and wide aperture (learn when to increase your ISO and the different types of noise).

    It also required a steady hand to compensate for the slow shutter speed (see our quick tips for how to hold a camera steady when you don’t have a tripod).

    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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    Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 12:16 pm under Photography Tips, Portraits.

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