Try these posing, lighting & editing tricks for flattering portraits of mature subjects

Portrait photography ideas: try these lighting and editing tricks for flattering portraits of mature subjects

In this tutorial we’ll show you some clever portrait photography ideas you can try – from simple lighting tricks to clever Photoshop edits – to make a subject look their very best, whatever their age.

11 easy ways to make a portrait stunning

Photography tips: how to use a reflector

Turning a so-so portrait into a pretty stunning one doesn’t take much effort. You don’t need an expensive collection of home studio lights and an extensive bank of Photoshop tricks to get brilliant results; a short telephoto lens, a reflector and a flashgun – along with a few simple tried and tested techniques – will… Continue reading

How to shoot baby portraits that look classic and timeless

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Discover our technique for shooting baby portraits using window light, and with bokeh as soft as your subject!

‘Point of view’ photography: how to shoot first-person lifestyle shots

‘Point of view’ photography: how to shoot first-person lifestyle shots

In this tutorial we show you how to share your point of view in your self-portraiture. Discover how a simple, inexpensive accessory can allow you to take dynamic, first-person action and lifestyle photography without any hassle.

Try these 4 pro tips for perfectly exposed portraits

How to shoot perfectly exposed portraits: 01 Set a wide aperture

Use these three professional portrait photography tips and learn how to take control of exposure to avoid under-exposed people pictures.

Fashion photography: how to plan and carry out your own shoot

Fashion photography: how to plan and carry out your own shoot

In this tutorial we share our best fashion photography tips to help you plan and carry out your own shoot without any hassle.

How to focus a portrait: get pin-sharp eyes in 3 easy steps

How to focus a portrait: 02 Select the focus point

Learn how to focus a portrait and capture pin-sharp eyes with our simple step-by-step tutorial and expert camera focusing techniques.

How to shoot portraits that tell a story about your subject

How to shoot portraits that tell a story about your subject

Discover how to shoot and enhance a portrait that ‘tells the story’ of your subject at work or at play.

Window light photography: 6 striking ways to light portraits

Window light photography: 6 striking ways to light portraits

You don’t need a photo studio to take great portrait pictures. You can get beautiful portrait shots using natural light from a window. In this window light photography tutorial we’ll show you six ways to get striking – and very different – results with your subject.

Camera position: how to use perspective to improve your images

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Different camera positions can completely change your shots. Our tutorial shows you how to get down low to get the best out of your subject.