Best Backdrops of 2018

Best Backdrops of 2018 If you're a portrait photographer or an aspiring portrait photographer, one of the most essential things to have in your photographer's toolkit is a collection of studio backdrops and floors. Why? Simple - having various backdrops and floors allows you to customize photo shoots and transport...

Key Tips for Using a Photography Backdrop

Key Tips for Using a Photography Backdrop Image Credit: jacoblund via iStock Photography Background A.K.A Backdrop When you think of studio photography and backdrops, it's easy to assume that you simply set up the backdrop and start pressing the shutter button. However, to assume that is a big mistake. If you want the best...

Photography Backdrop Buying Guide

Photography Backdrop Buying Guide Photography backdrops are a staple for photographers that specialize in family photography, wedding photography, senior photography, and other portrait-related genres. But there's a couple of problems when buying backdrops. First, it can be completely overwhelming when trying to decide where to...

Which is Best for Portraits: 50mm or 85mm?

Which is Best for Portraits: 50mm or 85mm? Image Credit: nortonrsx via iStock It's an age-old question - what's the best portrait photography lens? For many photographers it simply doesn't get better than an 85mm lens. For many other photographers, a 50mm lens is a much more prudent choice. So which of these excellent focal...

How to Get Better Portraits by Using a Tripod

How to Get Better Portraits by Using a Tripod Image Credit: Jasmina007 via iStock  I don't know about you, but when I take portraits, I seldom use a tripod. And while certain situations call for shooting handheld, there's plenty of others in which I should have a tripod under my camera. In this quick tutorial, you'll...