Photography lights come in all shapes and sizes, and can be set up in so many different ways. In our latest portrait photography cheat sheet we show you seven classic one light portrait setups, illustrating both the arrangement and the effects produced.
The so-called Dragan Effect is a fun, creative way to give your people pictures a dramatic makeover. We explain how to use a few simple Photoshop effects to create HDR-style portraits with real impact.
Learning photography isn’t a journey you should have to take alone. Below we’ve gathered some of our best photography tips, tricks and tutorials to help you learn photography fundamentals in all of the popular genres.
On some DSLRs your pop-up flash can control another flashgun. In this tutorial we show you how to make this simple Strobist portrait setup to selectively light your pictures.
Continuing her series looking at some of the common mistakes photographers make across all genres, our head of testing, Angela Nicholson, takes a look at some of the worst posing mistakes portrait photographers can make, and suggests how to avoid them.
If you love bokeh or shoot handheld after dark, a so-called Nifty Fifty lens is just what you need. Find out why as we explain the benefits of a 50mm f/1.8 lens.
Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and tips to inspire your photography in October 2013.
Photography guide books used to list all sorts of rules for portrait photography, but many of them are now considered a bit too old school and unfashionable. In this post we take a look at some of the most popular portrait photography clichés and give some advice about how to avoid them.
From classic headshots to light-hearted Facebook snaps, we have 6 quick and easy self-portrait ideas to liven up your photography.
With this really cool portrait idea we’ll show you one of the oldest photography tricks in the book… how to play with perspective and make the viewer question what they see.