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?
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.
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.
Non-professional subjects won’t know how to pose for photos so you need to direct them to get the best portraits possible. In this tutorial and cheat sheet we’ll show you three flattering camera angles and three classic poses that work every time.
Using just one image, we’ll show you how you can create two different portraits that are the polar opposite in style.
You don’t need to spend thousands on lighting equipment to get professional looking portraits. In this tutorial we’ll show you ways to use a basic home studio kit to shoot really creative portrait photography worthy of any photographer’s portfolio!
Looking for inspiration for your photography? Try these 9 creative photo ideas that are perfect for shooting in January.
Taking an intentionally blurry photo? It may sound sacrilege, but sometimes it can be fun to break the rules of photography. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take an abstract self-portrait that will make you look like a genius. Which you are.
Personalised calendars make a nice change from the typical commercial fare, and they make great gifts too – so why not create your own calendar, using portraits of family or friends, for 2014? In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can use a simple lighting setup and backdrop to create your own home studio.
Looking for inspiration? Look no further than these 9 creative photo ideas and photography tips to inspire your photography in December 2013.