Portrait Posing Tips for Beginners

Portrait Posing Tips for Beginners  photo by LeoPatrizi via iStock When you first start working with models or clients directly, it can be a little overwhelming. Not only are you worried about your composition and your lighting and all of the other technical aspects of your photographs, but you’re also worried about trying...

5 Tips to Instantly Take Better Portraits

5 Tips to Instantly Take Better Portraits  photo by RyanJLane via iStock If you’re learning how to take better portraits, then you’re probably looking for some portrait photography hacks. Unfortunately, figuring out how to take better portraits is harder than it looks because the way your portraits turn out completely relies on...

How to Plan a Portrait Photoshoot

How to Plan a Portrait Photoshoot  photo by valentinrussanov via iStock Thinking about how to plan a portrait photoshoot can be a daunting task. Even if we’ve been crafting fine portraits for years, there is always the aspect of considering the human element of someone else being involved, the portrait...

Simple and Quick Portrait Photography Tips

Simple and Quick Portrait Photography Tips  photo by katiafonti via iStock If you’re learning how to take better portraits, then you’re in the right place. Portrait photography can be a lot more difficult than beginning photographers expect and the best way to learn is to do so from others who have done it before you. Manny...

Fall Portrait Tips

Fall Portrait Tips  photo by SrdjanPav via iStock The seasons definitely aren’t changing fast enough for me here in southern California, but for many parts of the world, it is decidedly autumnal.  As the chill sweeps in and the late night fires begin, you may begin getting a lot more people...

Advantages of LED Lighting for Portrait Photography

Advantages of LED Lighting for Portrait Photography  photo by PeopleImages via iStock Lighting for portrait photography can be simple, sophisticated, or anywhere in between. It’s really a wide open field of possibilities, equipment, techniques, and configurations. Recently I’ve been incorporating LED lights into my portrait photography...

Self-Portrait Tips For Beginners

Self-Portrait Tips For Beginners  photo by DGKN GRKN via iStock I know that I’m still trying to spend as much time in my house as I possibly can right now and this has forced me to get a little creative with my photography skills.   After all, it is a skill you can lose if you aren’t constantly using...