How to Take Professional Headshots

How to Take Professional Headshots photo by dragana991 via iStock Providing professional headshots for clients is good for your bottom line as a professional photographer. You can offer the service as part of your portfolio of portraiture, you could specialize in it, or you may want to only dabble in professional headshots from...

How to Use a Reflector for Portraits

How to Use a Reflector for Portraits  photo by powerofforever via iStock Kristine Fernandez is a wildly popular YouTube photographer who has created a series of different self-help videos for photographers who are just getting started with their photography journey. Many of these videos include portrait photography tips,...

How to Create Heirloom Portraits

How to Create Heirloom Portraits  photo by Lisa-Blue via iStock When I was growing up, my grandparents had their home absolutely filled to the brim with family photos. Some of them had obviously been taken in the very early 1900s or late 1800s, while most of them were pictures of new and growing grandchildren taken much...

Portrait Lighting Made Easy

Portrait Lighting Made Easy When I think of photography lighting, I think of the studio setup our family photographer had in the 1990s. There were monolights and strobes. There were umbrellas and softboxes. There were stands everywhere too. I remember having to wait for what seemed like an eternity for him to adjust and...

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