9 Tips for Better Portraits

9 Tips for Better Portraits One of the great things about portraiture is that you really never run out of subjects. I mean, whether you photograph your kids, your dog, your friends, or random people on the street, there's usually someone, somewhere, that can be a model for your portraits. But just because there's tons of...

Beautiful Spring Maternity Photography Ideas

Beautiful Spring Maternity Photography Ideas Amber Fite Now that we're well into spring, I thought it would be a prime time to go over a few maternity shoot ideas for beautiful spring maternity photos. The great thing about this time of year is that there's a rebirth of the world around us with flowers, trees, and other plants coming back...

3 Must-Have Portrait Lenses for Crop Sensor Cameras

3 Must-Have Portrait Lenses for Crop Sensor Cameras If you aren't a professional photographer, the chances are that you have a crop sensor camera. That's not a bad thing - it just means you have to approach taking portraits a little differently. One of those differences is in the lenses that you use. Some lenses are designed specifically for...

How to Take Better Portraits Right Now

How to Take Better Portraits Right Now For some photographers, it seems that they think that buying a new camera or a better lens is the secret of how to take better portraits. And while having quality gear doesn't hurt, it's not the gear that makes the biggest difference in the quality of your images. Instead, as Peter McKinnon...

Wedding Photography Tips From the Pros

Wedding Photography Tips From the Pros It's easy to get a so caught up in the act of taking wedding photos that you can forget other important details about having such a huge responsibility. A wedding is a huge event, and the last thing you want to do is miss out on doing your job as the wedding photographer to the best of your...

Do’s and Don’ts for Beautiful Maternity Photography

Do’s and Don’ts for Beautiful Maternity Photography Adam Opris Photography For what it's worth, I think maternity photographers have one of the best jobs any photographer could hope to have. After all, you're responsible for documenting part of one of the most important journeys a person can take. No pressure, right? To help alleviate some of...

Why You Should Use a Tripod for Portrait Photography

Why You Should Use a Tripod for Portrait Photography When I first started taking portraits, I would very seldom use a tripod. I felt like holding the camera in my hand allowed me much greater freedom to move around the subject and get better shots. But as I've gotten older and wiser, I've learned that sometimes it's far more advantageous to take...

Quick Tips for Posing Women for Portraits

Quick Tips for Posing Women for Portraits Image courtesy of Sew Trendy Fashion & Accessories The tricky thing about creating a beautiful portrait is that there are so many factors involved in portraiture. On the one hand, you have to think about technical things like the camera settings you use and the lens you use to take the...