What is a Flashgun? (And Other Important Questions)

What is a Flashgun? (And Other Important Questions) Photo by squidmediaro via istock There’s an internet meme I saw some time ago: “Show me a photographer who says they always shoot natural light, and I’ll show you someone who doesn’t know how to use a flashgun.” It’s somewhat funny and a little bit condescending, but it hits on a...

4 Simple Tips for Better Studio Portrait Photography

4 Simple Tips for Better Studio Portrait Photography Photo by Carlos David via iStock  I enjoy studio portrait photography quite a bit because of the control it gives me over almost everything in professional portrait photography. I will pass on a few studio portrait photography tips to help you have better results.  Read on! Table of...

How to Set Up a Simple Home Portrait Studio

How to Set Up a Simple Home Portrait Studio Photo by AleksandarNakic via iStock Creating a portrait studio in your home can be a cost-effective way for photographers to expand their services and offer clients a convenient and comfortable space for their photo sessions. Whether you're a professional photographer or just getting started,...

Do's and Don'ts of Low Angle Portrait Photography

Do's and Don'ts of Low Angle Portrait Photography Photo by David-Prado via iStock  Low angle portrait photography is a style that some photographers may have yet to try. For good reason, too! As a general rule, low angle portrait photography can be somewhat troublesome. Shadows, unflattering points of view, and perceived distortion can...

Creative Maternity Photography Ideas

Creative Maternity Photography Ideas Photo by Ridofranze via iStock Maternity photography is a profitable and fun genre of family portraiture. Finding creative maternity photography ideas can be somewhat of a challenge, though. However, with a little ingenuity, any photographer engaging in this type of photography can create...