Creative Portrait Ideas Anyone Can Try

Creative Portrait Ideas Anyone Can Try Ross Kyker Photography If you ask me, half the battle of taking a great portrait is simply coming up with creative portrait ideas. Yet, for some reason, new photographers, in particular, can have difficulty envisioning how to compose a portrait that not only makes the subject look beautiful but...

The Secrets to Flattering Maternity Photography

The Secrets to Flattering Maternity Photography Angie Englerth I've never been pregnant, but I know enough to know that it can be both an amazing and incredible experience as well as one that beats you down and makes you feel like you've been hit by a car. It's a series of ups and downs, to be sure, and our job as photographers is to maximize...

9 Portrait Location Ideas to Try For Unique Portraits

9 Portrait Location Ideas to Try For Unique Portraits Sometimes, the biggest battle you face when taking portraits is simply finding locations that are suitable for creating the images you want. But if you're like me, much of the struggle to come up with portrait location ideas revolves around the inability to see normal, everyday locations for the...

How to Improve Posing for Portraits

How to Improve Posing for Portraits Ashley Collins When people think of portrait photography, I think there's a tendency to think that it's a lot simpler than it actually is. I mean, besides needing to have the fundamentals of lighting, camera settings, and composition down pat, for a great portrait, you also need to understand how...

How to Pose Couples for Wedding Portraits

How to Pose Couples for Wedding Portraits One of the challenges of wedding photography is working with couples that might not be all that comfortable in front of the camera. And when that happens, you end up with portraits that look stuffy and stiff. In other words, if you don't take action to learn how to pose couples for wedding...

Portrait Photography DON'TS

Portrait Photography DON'TS When you take someone's portrait, you obviously want to create gorgeous portrait photography, not something that will make the model want to hide the photo in their closet. That means learning how to take a portrait and minimizing mistakes that diminish the quality of your photos. In this quick...