Family photo ideas: create a multi-frame photo grid for a fun portrait montage

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 28/08/2013 11:25am
    Family photo ideas: create a multi-frame photo grid for a fun portrait montage

    If you’re looking for some new family photo ideas and are bored of the same traditional poses, creating a multi-frame photo grid like that popularised by the television show The Brady Bunch is a really fun and easy option.

    Backlit portraits: how to give your subjects a golden halo effect

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 27/08/2013 12:01pm
    Backlit portraits: how to give your subjects a golden halo effect

    In our latest outdoor portrait photography tutorial we show you how to use clever framing of the sun give your people pictures a golden halo effect. Read on to find out how to make your own atmospheric backlit portraits!

    9 portrait photography tips professional studios don’t want you to know

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 24/08/2013 00:01am
    Best camera settings for shooting family portraits at home

    In fact, the difference between amateur and professional portraits can be vast.

    To help you make the jump, we’ve carefully compiled what we believe are nine of the most essential portrait photography tips to help you improve your people pictures.

    Best aperture for outdoor portrait photography?

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 20/08/2013 14:27pm
    Best aperture for outdoor portrait photography?

    What is the best aperture for outdoor portraits? Taking control of your camera’s aperture is crucial for shooting portraiture in which your subject stands out. With outdoor portrait photography, it’s even more important you set the best f stop for your subject and scene. So how do you know what that is?

    Candid photography: shoot documentary- style portraits of people at work

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 13/08/2013 00:01am
    Candid photography: how to shoot documentary-style portraits of people at work

    Candid photography is one of the more difficult types of portraiture you can shoot. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to capture both informal portraits and documentary-style pictures of people at work using a variety of techniques.

    Summer portrait Ideas: how to use natural light for atmospheric people pictures

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 05/08/2013 12:30pm
    Summer portrait Ideas: how to use natural light for atmospheric people pictures

    Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year to take pictures. One of our favourite summer portrait ideas is to head to the beach and make use of the sunshine to create atmospheric outdoor portrait photography.

    In this quick guide we’ll show you step-by-step how to set up your camera and direct your subject to make the most of the natural light. We’ll then show you a few simple edits you can make on the computer to give you atmospheric summer portrait a professional finish!

    Baby Photography Ideas: simple ways to capture striking pictures of your infant

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 30/07/2013 00:01am
    Baby Photography Ideas: simple ways to capture striking pictures of your infant

    There’s nothing more satisfying than capturing your baby looking their cutest. Our expert baby photography ideas offer simple solutions for boosting your infant photography – from getting the shot to presenting your images.

    Photo Anatomy: creating underwater portraits that look like paintings

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 28/07/2013 14:00pm
    Photo Anatomy: creating dramatic underwater portraits that look like paintings

    In our Photo Anatomy series on Digital Camera World we select pictures by famous photographers and explain point by point what makes them work.

    Igor Kraguljac’s dramatic photo was inspired by Renaissance painting. It’s a visually stunning image, but how did he take it? We have the answers in our latest instalment

    Family Portrait Ideas: how to photograph your loved ones at any age or occasion

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 23/07/2013 00:01am
    Family Portrait Ideas: how to photograph your loved ones at any age or occasion

    For most amateur photographers, taking memorable portraits of their family is one of the greatest benefits of their hobby. It’s also really handy – after all, you’re around your family more often than most other subjects and know their characters inside out.

    They’ll also feel more relaxed and easy in your presence than another photographer, so you’ve got everything working in your favour if you follow our advice. In this tutorial we share some of our best family portrait ideas for babies, children and a range of different events when you might want to pull out your camera.

    Classic Portrait Ideas: how to take pictures of people from all walks of life

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 17/07/2013 00:01am
    Classic Portrait Ideas: how to take pictures of people from all walks of life

    What do we mean by ‘classic portrait ideas’? Well, when you just want a nice sharp photo of someone – or a few people – looking their best, with no fancy extras, that’s what we consider a classic portrait. It may not be exciting but chances are your subjects will love this kind of photograph more than any other, as it shows them at their best!

    In this tutorial we share some of our best portrait photography tips and essential advice for shoot classic portraits of a wide range of different subjects.

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