Lifestyle Portrait Tips

Lifestyle Portrait Tips Photo by Ben Dutton on Unsplash Creating a lifestyle portrait gives you the opportunity to tell the story of the portrait subject in a way that communicates intimate details in visual form. A lifestyle portrait places the subject in surroundings that fit the person.  Some...

How to Create Minimalist Portraits

How to Create Minimalist Portraits Photo by Tony James-Andersson from Pexels A minimalist portrait can be a beautiful image. Though relatively simple to accomplish, making minimalist portraits does require some effort to do correctly.  Portrait photography is full of possibilities and potential pitfalls. Some...

How to Use Loop Lighting for Portraits

How to Use Loop Lighting for Portraits Photo by Kareya Saleh on Unsplash One of the most popular lighting techniques for portraits is Loop Lighting. It is also sometimes called Glamour Lighting. It can be accomplished by using one light, a single light and reflectors, or multiple lights. In this quick tutorial, learn...

Short vs Broad Lighting for Portraits

Short vs Broad Lighting for Portraits  photo by CoffeeAndMilk via iStock Portrait lighting can turn a basic photo into a work of art. Understanding how lighting configurations and lighting ratios affect your final images will allow you to control the creative processes used to make outstanding portraits. Among the...

How to Use Split Lighting for Portraits

How to Use Split Lighting for Portraits Photo by Petr Ovralov on Unsplash  When looking into portrait lighting setups, we come across many one-light portrait tips. Split lighting is one of the more commonly used lighting configurations for portrait photography. What Is Split Lighting? Split lighting illuminates...

How to Use Rembrandt Lighting for Portraits

How to Use Rembrandt Lighting for Portraits Photo by JJ Jordan on Unsplash Rembrandt lighting is one of the most recognizable lighting techniques for portrait photography. What is Rembrandt lighting for portraits? What makes it so special? How do you configure your portrait lighting set up to make use of this...

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