Photography Tip: Top 10 Dos and Don'ts for Great Portraits!

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8 years 9 months ago #54981 by FPA
#s 4 and 6: Nice when you're addressing amateur photographers, but not up to professional standards. On camera lighting produces flat, wide, non-dimensional faces. Get the flash off the camera. Or in the case of #6, use a reflector to bounce the light back into the face.

Larry J Foster, CPP
Certified by the Professional Photographers of America

Larry J Foster, CPP
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6 years 10 months ago #278913 by ed adocal
Thanks for the tips, Erin. I really learned a lot from this video. :thumbsup:


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6 years 10 months ago #279820 by kendrikwiley
Nowadays photography is hobby for many people. It is one of the best skills that can be learn. Definitely capturing the great photos is not only the skills but also money making ways. One should follow some tips select the proper setting, consider lighting, post appropriate subjects and use the right camera and lenses.


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6 years 10 months ago #280689 by Ira Weber
:judge: good tips, dated video, but over all good


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