Best Portrait Lens - 85mm or 135mm?

Best Portrait Lens - 85mm or 135mm? Photo by Marco_Piunti via iStock If you had your druthers, would you shoot portraits with an 85mm or a 135mm lens? Personally, I like the 85mm option, but I know plenty of photographers who would never take an 85mm over a 135mm for portrait photography. Of course, I know many other...

4 Pro Tips for Better Portraits You Can Use Today

4 Pro Tips for Better Portraits You Can Use Today  Photo by Mel Elías on Unsplash I love a good portrait. Who doesn’t?  Of course, the hard part of taking a portrait is taking a good portrait. There are a lot of elements involved, and if one thing is off - be it the lighting, the posing, or the settings on your...

4 Simple Ways to Improve Portraits

4 Simple Ways to Improve Portraits  Photo by A L L E F . V I N I C I U S Δ on Unsplash Portraits might seem straightforward - just aim your camera at a person, have them say cheese, and press the shutter button, right? Wrong… To get the most impactful portraits, you need to focus on composing a compelling image. You also...

How to Display Family Photos

How to Display Family Photos  photo by evgenyatamanenko via iStock Having family photos taken is just the first step in the process. Once you get the images, you have to get them printed and framed, and then you have to figure out how to display them in your home. Displaying images in a way that’s meaningful...