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.

Candid portrait photography: how to use a macro lens to draw out character

Candid portrait photography: how to use a macro lens to draw out character from your subjects

In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to get up close and personal with your macro lens to take candid portrait photography that really draws out the character of your subject.

Posing couples: 6 simple ways to create heartwarming photos

Posing couples: 6 simple ways to create heartwarming photos

Two great people, six great poses. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you some simple ways for posing couples to make more interesting compositions.

Low-key lighting: how to shut out ambient light and plunge into shadows

Low-key lighting: how to shut out ambient light and plunge into shadows

Using low-key lighting for portraits and still life photography can be one of the most effective photo effects you can use for creating a moody image.

The 7 habits of highly successful portrait photographers

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Here are seven quick tips for portrait photographers to ensure that you enjoy being a people person when it comes to photography.

6 portrait editing tricks for timeless and on-trend images

6 portrait editing tricks for timeless and on-trend images

In our latest portrait photography cheat sheets we illustrate the effects of 6 different portrait editing tricks you can use to add some creativity to your portraits.

18-55mm lenses: how to shoot stunning portraits using just your standard lens

18-55mm lenses: how to shoot stunning portraits using just your standard lens

You don’t need to use a fast prime lens to capture great portrait photography. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take amazing people pictures using simple 18-55mm lenses and a reflector.

When to use a reflector: the effects produced by different colour surfaces

When to use a reflector: how the different colours produce different effects

Reflectors are available with many different surfaces, such as gold (which adds a warm glow to faces) and white (which helps to lift shadows and balance light). You can even get reflectors with multiple surfaces. But how do you know when to use a reflector with one of these different coloured surfaces?

What is the best aperture and focal length for portraits?

What is the best aperture and focal length for portraits?

If you’re just getting started in portrait photography you’ve probably asked yourself what is the best aperture and focal length? In our cheat sheets below we help answer this question by showing you how changing the aperture and focal length can produce very different effects with your subjects.

Home studio setup: 6 things every photographer needs

Home studio setup: 6 things every photographer needs

A home studio setup doesn’t have to be overly complicated. In this cheat sheet we’ll show you six essential items every photographer should have in their home studio setup.