Find out how to transform your outdoor portrait photography using these simple off-camera lighting techniques for making flash portraits everyone will love.
Taking official family photos is a role that most photographers find themselves assuming whether they like it or not. Taking pictures of family – especially your own immediate family – can be quite a challenge certainly in terms of technique, but also in getting everyone to work with you, to think about the process and stay engaged while you direct them.
All the professional photographers know this, but it’s a trade secret they’re not so quick to dish out. In this portrait photography tutorial we show you everything you need to know to shoot family photos everyone will be proud of. We show you how to keep it natural, capture candids, direct a shoot, keep your family focused on the shoot and how to mix it up with action shots and stylish alternatives that can give your pictures of family a real unique look.
You don’t need to spend a fortune on studio lights. It’s possible to shoot professional-looking portraits using a common household lamp like the kind you’d buy at Ikea. In this latest DIY Photography Hacks post we’ll show you how a simple, single lamp can create a range of dramatic effects in your portrait photography.
Learn how to take more alluring portraits using the minimum number of studio lights. This quick guide will show you how to set up your portrait lighting piece by piece to achieve a timeless, classic look.
What are the must have items in a professional photographer’s camera bag? Top travel and portrait photography pro John Freeman reveals his most trusted equipment.
In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro shows our apprentice how to light and pose models to shoot boudoir photography that looks natural and beautiful.
If you’re interested in portraiture, but don’t have a lot of cash, you don’t necessarily need a home photo studio and lots of expensive equipment to get great pictures. Below we offer our best tips for shooting indoor portrait photography without investing in pricey studio equipment.
In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, our pro explains how to shoot outdoor portrait photography without all the fancy tricks. Learn how to shoot natural, candid poses for outdoor portraits that look like something from real life!
Is levitation photography real? No, of course not, but you’ve probably wondered how some photographers manage to capture levitation photos of their subjects hovering in the air? Yes there are some clever Photoshop effects involved in levitation photography, but there are also some key camera skills necessary to produce a suitable start image.
In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro shows our apprentice some simple studio lighting techniques and easy-to-follow portrait photography tips that will make an immediate difference in our apprentice’s fashion photography.