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
17 posing tips and in-camera slimming tricks for shooting curvy models
18 of the best-ever posing tips for group photos
54 Portrait Ideas: free downloadable posing guide
Free family portrait photography cheat sheet
3 stupidly simple lighting techniques that will transform your family portraits
13 tips for better pictures of babies, toddlers and teenagers
11 adorable baby poses from birth to age 2
Master your home photo studio: setup, settings, accessories explained
Famous Photographers: 225 tips to inspire you