3 Important Tips for Beginner Portrait Photographers


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3 Important Tips for Beginner Portrait Photographers

Portraiture is a popular genre that challenges both your technical skills behind the camera and your ability to interact with people to draw the best poses and expressions from them. If you are new to shooting portraits, this fantastic video tutorial will give you three tips to keep in mind no matter how far you advance.

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How to Create a Natural Light Photo Studio at Home


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How to Create a Natural Light Photo Studio at Home

Artificial lighting affords you a wide variety of creative and practical options, but it is not always reasonable or feasible to use it, particularly at home. That does not mean you can’t create professional portraits, though, and this fantastic video tutorial will show you how to do it.

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Learn How This Dramatic Beach Portrait Was Lit and Shot


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Learn How This Dramatic Beach Portrait Was Lit and Shot

Dramatic portraits that mix the natural light of the sun behind the subject with a strobe to emphasize the model are a popular look and a fantastic way to practice lighting skills and to build your portfolio. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to shoot one such portrait to produce professional results.

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Learn How This Dramatic Beach Portrait Was Lit and Shot


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Learn How This Dramatic Beach Portrait Was Lit and Shot

Dramatic portraits that mix the natural light of the sun behind the subject with a strobe to emphasize the model are a popular look and a fantastic way to practice lighting skills and to build your portfolio. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to shoot one such portrait to produce professional results.

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5 Window Light Portrait Positions


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I’m Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up the five lighting portrait positions using the window and how to control the light.

I’ve got Rai here with me. Rai is from London.

The first thing we did in this room is we got rid of all the light that isn’t through my one window. I’ve got a window here, and it’s roughly about three-foot-square. That’s my light source. I want light coming just from that one three by three area so I can control it.

When you set

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5 Window Light Portrait Positions


This post is by Jay P. Morgan from PetaPixel


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I’m Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up the five lighting portrait positions using the window and how to control the light.

I’ve got Rai here with me. Rai is from London.

The first thing we did in this room is we got rid of all the light that isn’t through my one window. I’ve got a window here, and it’s roughly about three-foot-square. That’s my light source. I want light coming just from that one three by three area so I can control it.

When you set

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5 Window Light Portrait Positions


This post is by Jay P. Morgan from PetaPixel


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I’m Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up the five lighting portrait positions using the window and how to control the light.

I’ve got Rai here with me. Rai is from London.

The first thing we did in this room is we got rid of all the light that isn’t through my one window. I’ve got a window here, and it’s roughly about three-foot-square. That’s my light source. I want light coming just from that one three by three area so I can control it.

When you set

Continue reading “5 Window Light Portrait Positions”

5 Window Light Portrait Positions


This post is by Jay P. Morgan from PetaPixel


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I’m Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up the five lighting portrait positions using the window and how to control the light.

I’ve got Rai here with me. Rai is from London.

The first thing we did in this room is we got rid of all the light that isn’t through my one window. I’ve got a window here, and it’s roughly about three-foot-square. That’s my light source. I want light coming just from that one three by three area so I can control it.

When you set

Continue reading “5 Window Light Portrait Positions”

5 Window Light Portrait Positions


This post is by Jay P. Morgan from PetaPixel


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I’m Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens. In this article, we’re going to show you how to set up the five lighting portrait positions using the window and how to control the light.

I’ve got Rai here with me. Rai is from London.

The first thing we did in this room is we got rid of all the light that isn’t through my one window. I’ve got a window here, and it’s roughly about three-foot-square. That’s my light source. I want light coming just from that one three by three area so I can control it.

When you set

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5 Portraits You Can Create With Window Light


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5 Portraits You Can Create With Window Light

The beauty of portraits is just how accessible they are to photographers. If you have a camera, you can create beautiful portraits. One of the cheapest and easiest ways is using window light.

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5 Portraits You Can Create With Window Light


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5 Portraits You Can Create With Window Light

The beauty of portraits is just how accessible they are to photographers. If you have a camera, you can create beautiful portraits. One of the cheapest and easiest ways is using window light.

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Cool street portraits with a huge IMAX lens


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Feeling experimental with new gear this year? How about shooting with something crazy like a huge IMAX lens? Adapting vintage lenses and cine lenses have become increasingly popular among photographers looking to add a twist or edge to their work. So, it was only a matter of time before someone tried out something like this! […]

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Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Portraits


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Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Portraits

When first starting out in photography, it is easy to fall into bad habits or get fixated on a single part of the overall process. Practicing simple and easy steps over and over is a sure way to build the necessary muscle memory needed to make the mechanics of photography second nature so you can spend more effort on interacting with your subject.

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Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Portraits


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Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Portraits

When first starting out in photography, it is easy to fall into bad habits or get fixated on a single part of the overall process. Practicing simple and easy steps over and over is a sure way to build the necessary muscle memory needed to make the mechanics of photography second nature so you can spend more effort on interacting with your subject.

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5 Compositional Techniques That Will Improve Your Photography


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5 Compositional Techniques That Will Improve Your Photography

Composition is the backbone of the arts, so having a wide and varied arsenal of compositions can revolutionize how you shoot, as well as the quality of your shots.

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5 Compositional Techniques That Will Improve Your Photography


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5 Compositional Techniques That Will Improve Your Photography

Composition is the backbone of the arts, so having a wide and varied arsenal of compositions can revolutionize how you shoot, as well as the quality of your shots.

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5 Compositional Techniques That Will Improve Your Photography


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5 Compositional Techniques That Will Improve Your Photography

Composition is the backbone of the arts, so having a wide and varied arsenal of compositions can revolutionize how you shoot, as well as the quality of your shots.

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5 Compositional Techniques That Will Improve Your Photography


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5 Compositional Techniques That Will Improve Your Photography

Composition is the backbone of the arts, so having a wide and varied arsenal of compositions can revolutionize how you shoot, as well as the quality of your shots.

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5 Compositional Techniques That Will Improve Your Photography


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5 Compositional Techniques That Will Improve Your Photography

Composition is the backbone of the arts, so having a wide and varied arsenal of compositions can revolutionize how you shoot, as well as the quality of your shots.

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Take these five steps to instantly improve your portraits


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Although I generally believe in “instant improvement” as much as I believe in fairytales, there are situations in which you actually can instantly improve your photos. You just need to pay more attention to what you’re doing and take a few steps to make your images a whole lot better. In this video, Matt Granger […]

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