Easy Portrait Photography Tips

Easy Portrait Photography Tips Photo by Dmitriy Ilkevich on Unsplash Portrait photography can feel overwhelming because it’s so personal. If you’re being hired to shoot someone’s portrait it’s probably because this person has a way they want to present themselves to the world, and it’s your job to do...

Best Photography Poses for Men

Best Photography Poses for Men Photo by Hirurg via iStock Male model poses - How to pose for pictures? So, you've got a male model for a portrait and you're not sure how to pose them? This is the guide for you...and anyone who is looking to do male photography. There are all kinds of photo poses for men that you...

Tips for Natural Indoor Light Photography

Tips for Natural Indoor Light Photography photo by m-imagephotography via iStock One of the easiest things you can do to improve the quality of your portraits is to use natural light. Of course, not all natural light is made equal - midday light is often harsh and creates unsightly shadows on the subject’s face. However, if...

How to Use a Speedlight for Outdoor Portraits

How to Use a Speedlight for Outdoor Portraits photo by BartekSzewczyk via iStock Ask any professional portrait photographer what artificial lighting they use for outdoor portraits, and the chances are good that many of them will respond by saying they use a monolight. Monolights are ideally suited for outdoor portrait photography because...

10 Nude Photography Tips

10 Nude Photography Tips Photo by PeopleImages via iStock Nude imagery is not everyone’s cup of tea - that goes for models in front of the camera and photographers behind it.  Though it makes some people uncomfortable, it’s a genre that’s been explored for millennia in one art form or another, and...

Portraits in Harsh Sunlight: Tips for Success

Portraits in Harsh Sunlight: Tips for Success Photo by pixelfit via iStock Ask anyone that has much experience behind the lens and they'll tell you that the absolute worst time to take a portrait outdoors is during the middle of the day. Midday sunlight is very harsh and casts shadows that, let's be honest, make people look...