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    Photo Anatomy: why a top pro used a ’60s retro style to photograph Kate Beckinsale

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 07/07/2013 00:01am
    Photo Anatomy: why a top pro used '60s retro style to photograph Kate Beckinsale

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

    In our latest instalment, top portrait pro Jason Bell explains how he used a ’60s retro style in his elegant portrait of Hollywood actress Kate Beckinsale.

    Tasteful nude photography: how to shoot the human form in subtle, classic ways

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 24/06/2013 12:15pm
    Tasteful nude photography: how to shoot the human form in subtle, classic ways

    Nude photography is one of the most enduring fine art photography ideas, but it’s a fine line between salaciousness and subtlety. In this tutorial we offer our best tips for shooting tasteful nude photography using natural light and a classic black and white treatment.

    10 portrait photography mistakes every photographer makes (and how to fix them)

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 20/06/2013 00:01am
    10 portrait photography mistakes every photographer makes (and how to fix them)

    Most photographers take a portrait shot at some point. You might not think of it as such, you might think of it as a holiday photo, documentary shot or a family photo, but if there’s a person in it, it’s also portrait photography.

    People photos can be particularly tricky to get right because many subjects have strong ideas about how they do and don’t want to appear, and not all are comfortable in front of the camera.

    In this article our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, explains some of the common mistakes that photographers make when shooting portraits and explains how to avoid them.

    Family Portraits at Home: tips for taking contemporary family photos on a budget

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 18/06/2013 12:00pm
    Family Portraits at Home: tips for taking contemporary family photos on a budget

    Taking family portraits in unfamiliar surroundings, such as a studio, can make them feel nervous – and you don’t want this to come across in your images. By shooting family portraits at home, you’ll be able to get more relaxed poses and happy expressions.

    How to use an iPad or laptop as a light source for portraits, still lifes and more

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 13/06/2013 00:01am
    How to use an iPad or laptop as a light source for portraits, still lifes and more

    In our most creative DIY Photography Hacks series post yet we show you how to use your iPad, tablet or laptop as a light source for illuminating portraits, still life set-ups, create shapes in catchlights, painting with light, making backgrounds in macro photography and even cross polarisation.

    Off Camera Flash Photography: tips from Damien Lovegrove for shooting outdoors

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 07/06/2013 00:01am
    Off Camera Flash Photography: tips from Damien Lovegrove for shooting outdoors

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post, famous portrait photographer Damien Lovegrove shares his best off camera flash photography tips for coping with difficult lighting when shooting portraits outdoors.

    How to photograph anything: best camera settings for perfect portrait photography

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 03/06/2013 00:01am
    How to photograph anything: best camera settings for perfect portrait photography

    In the second part of our Shoot Like A Pro series on how to photograph any subject you want we take a closer look at the best camera settings for portrait photography. Our guide takes you through blurring backgrounds, setting up your camera for moving subjects, indoors vs outdoor portraits, and more.

    Fashion photography tips: Lara Jade on perfect lighting and simple compositions

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 24/05/2013 00:01am
    Fashion photography tips: Lara Jade on perfect lighting and simple compositions

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue, world famous photographer Lara Jade steps in to share her best fashion photography tips with our apprentice.

    Headshots: how to shoot passport photos social media profiles and other informal portraits

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 22/05/2013 00:01am
    Headshots: how to shoot passport photos, social media avatars and other informal portraits

    In this ultimate guide to taking headshots, we explain how to shoot passport photos, profile pictures for social media and other types of informal portrait photography.

    Baby photography tips for the ‘newborn-again’ photographer

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 26/04/2013 00:01am
    Baby photography tips for the 'newborn-again' photographer

    In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our professional photographer helps our apprentice take her first steps taking infant portraits. Find out her baby photography tips for taking classic, timeless images.

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