Bad weather doesn’t have to curb your photography. Using your creative side, there are plenty of fun photo projects you can pursue that embrace the challenging elements. In fact, rain can be a great time to shoot outdoor portrait photography, as the drops can produce a shimmering bokeh background.
In this tutorial we show you exactly how to set up your camera and edit your rainy day portraits to maximise this bokeh background effect.
In the second part of our Shoot Like A Pro series on beach photography we explain some of the best techniques photographers can use to shoot stunning family portraits, pets and even macro photography on the beach.
Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in August 2013.
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.
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!
Are your portraits looking dull and lifeless? Photoshop’s Adjustment Layers are just what you need. We explain how simple non-destructive tonal changes and Photoshop effects can enhance and transform your people pictures.
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.
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 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 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!