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Creating a Si-Fi Rig For Strong Atmosphere Portraits

DIYPhotography Creating a Si-Fi Rig For Strong Atmosphere Portraits http://bit.ly/1mPGwy6 Creating a Si-Fi Rig For Strong Atmosphere Portraits Many times it is the set where you shoot that sets the tone for the photo. I think I demonstrated that pretty well when I turned my living room into a warehouse. With a similar Sci-Fi mood in mind, I created a rig to provide a Sci-fi cinematic look for a shoot. Here is what I used to create the rig: 2 […]

Photography Fun: Shooting Portraits With an Absurd $12,000 Lens

Fstoppers Portraits on a $12,000 lens? Why not? Photography Fun: Shooting Portraits With an Absurd $12,000 Lens Some things in life you do because you have to or because they’re the logical or practical thing to do at the time. Some things you do in life because you can. Shooting portraits with this lens definitely falls into the latter category. Read More at Fstoppers

Don’t you wish you could live in Marta Bevacqua’s portraits? Each one is dreamie…

500px Don’t you wish you could live in Marta Bevacqua’s portraits? Each one is dreamier than the next. See more of her work here: https://goo.gl/5b4sCw #FridayFeeling Read More at 500px

My Project: Eilon Paz’s Record Collector Portraits

Popular Photography A great collection of environmental portraits My Project: Eilon Paz’s Record Collector Portraits New edition of Dust & Grooves captures the world’s most fanatical vinyl collectors Read More at Popular Photography

The History of Photography and Camera Development in 11 Portraits

PictureCorrect Photography Tips The History of Photography and Camera Development in 11 Portraits In a stunning example of creative portrait photography, Leo Rosas has shot a single model 11 times, using 11 different post-processing techniques to depict more than 160 years of photography. The video is less than two minutes, and worth a look: For those curious about what each type is and what yea… Read More at Picture Correct

5 Tips to Help You Take More Natural Looking Portraits

Digital Photography School If you’re pointing your camera at people and want natural looking portraits you’ll love this. 5 Tips to Help You Take More Natural Looking Portraits Writing for dPS has afforded me several opportunities, the best one being getting to converse with photographers – hobbyists to professionals and everything in between – from all over the world. Each time an article I write is published, I get the loveliest emails and comments, and I do my very … […]

This technique will get you dramatic portraits almost anywhere (including your g…

Digital Photography School This technique will get you dramatic portraits almost anywhere (including your garage). 👊 https://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-create-dramatic-portraits-in-your-garage/ Read More at Digital Photography School

Portrait Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Pro Portraits

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Portrait Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Pro Portraits Extraordinary portraits do not require extraordinary gear. In fact, just one off camera flash can work wonders. A properly executed portrait, with an interesting expression, good composition and lighting has more power, more magic, and more allure to more people than any other type of photo. With a… Read More at Picture Correct

Apple’s iPhone X Cleared to Claim ‘Studio-Quality’ Portraits After Advertising Body’s Ruling

Fstoppers Hmmm 🤔🤔🤔 Apple’s iPhone X Cleared to Claim ‘Studio-Quality’ Portraits After Advertising Body’s Ruling Apple’s ads claim “studio-quality” portraits are possible on the iPhone X, and, according to a regulatory body known as the Advertising Standards Authority, that claim didn’t sit right with a couple of people. So they investigated. Read More at Fstoppers

7 Tips and Etiquette for Taking Portraits in Public

Digital Photography School This is a helpful article for anyone taking portraits of strangers in public on how one photographer approaches his subjects. 7 Tips and Etiquette for Taking Portraits in Public Facial expressions, skin and hair, and sad or sparkly faces have attracted the artist’s eye since the first caveman recorded his first story on rock. Facial features have the power to convey stories. A single image says more than a thousand words. If you are a photographer who […]

6 Tips for Better Portraits on Location

Digital Photography School A helpful tutorial for those starting out in outdoor portrait photography. 6 Tips for Better Portraits on Location Whew it’s been a while since I actually wrote a tutorial here on dPS so I thought it was time. Some of my most popular articles are about portrait lighting patterns and other aspects of creating great portraits. In this article I want to give you a few tips to help you take better portraits … Read More at […]

How to use a Gobo to add Depth Your Portraits with Subtractive Lighting

Digital Photography School How to use a Gobo effectively in your photographyN Note: no subjects were hurt by their mothers in the creation of this tutorial. How to use a Gobo to add Depth Your Portraits with Subtractive Lighting It’s our responsibility as photographers to use the interplay of light and shadow on our subjects to create the third dimension in our two-dimensional media. When the shadows are absent, we should do our best to craft the direction of natural […]

Using Off-camera Flash to Fix Lighting Problems for Outdoor Portraits

Digital Photography School How to add a touch of flash to your outdoor portraits Using Off-camera Flash to Fix Lighting Problems for Outdoor Portraits When you’re taking pictures of family and friends outdoors, you are often not in control of the light, and that can lead to poor portraits. A few of the possible problems include: Raccoon eyes – deep shadows in the eye sockets (and other the nose) caused by bright overhead sunlight or light over… Read More at […]

I Created Self Portraits In Iceland & The Pacific Northwest To Tell My Coming Out Story

DIYPhotography I Created Self Portraits In Iceland & The Pacific Northwest To Tell My Coming Out Story http://bit.ly/1XG7UuZ I Created Self Portraits In Iceland & The Pacific Northwest To Tell My Coming Out Story Over the course of the last two years following my personal coming out experience, I created a series of images to portray the deep emotions I felt while coping with my newly discovered sense of identity. At first it felt like I was isolated in a […]

Practical tips for creating impressive cross lighting portraits

Digital Photography School Practical tips for creating impressive cross lighting portraits https://digital-photography-school.com/off-camera-flash-create-dramatic-images-cross-lighting/ Read More at Digital Photography School

Making Artist Portraits of Therukoothu: A 2,000-Year-Old Indian Folk Art Dance

Fstoppers Go behind the scenes of these incredible portraits. Making Artist Portraits of Therukoothu: A 2,000-Year-Old Indian Folk Art Dance Therukoothu is an ancient folk dance art form, almost 2,000 years old, which originated in South India. Documenting Koothu has always been my dream, and there are so many aspects to it. I wanted to start with the artist, the one who carries the soul of this art. Read More at Fstoppers

How to Use an On-Camera Speedlight as Fill Flash for Portraits

Digital Photography School 📸👫 PORTRAIT TUTORIAL A comprehensive guide to using on-camera flash as a fill flash How to Use an On-Camera Speedlight as Fill Flash for Portraits Flash doesn’t have to be complicated or require a lot of expertise. Here are some tips to help you do subtle, natural-looking fill flash for portraits. Read More at Digital Photography School

Dan Bannister’s Light Test Portraits of Photo Assistants

Popular Photography A clever project shares the spotlight with photo assistants (From American Photo) Dan Bannister’s Light Test Portraits of Photo Assistants A sneak peek at what goes on behind the scenes at a commercial shoot Read More at Popular Photography

Critique the Community: High School Senior Portraits | Fstoppers

Fstoppers Check out the winners! Critique the Community: High School Senior Portraits | Fstoppers We took a trip up to New York City last week and sat down with Peter Hurley to critique 20 high school senior portraits submitted by the community. Here are the results. Read More at Fstoppers

How I shot portraits of syrian refugee children on The Impossible Project film

DIYPhotography How I shot portraits of syrian refugee children on The Impossible Project film http://bit.ly/1MiAsnJ How I shot portraits of syrian refugee children on The Impossible Project film In the spring of 2014, I started a long-term photography project focused on Syrian refugee children. I traveled through Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon and photographed children who fled Syria since the war started. I interviewed them in the presence of their parents or guardians and then photographed them both digitally and […]

Portraits of Americans and Their Guns

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Portraits of Americans and Their Guns On Boxing Day, Patrick Hall from Fstoppers headed out to the gun range to photograph ordinary Americans flaunting their new Christmas presents. The idea started out as a sort of a dare, but Hall took it seriously making it his next photo project: The setup was simple, an Avengers stand to hang a 8 f… Read More at Picture Correct

Mark Seliger’s Oscar Portraits From the Fanciest Photo Booth Setup Around

Popular Photography What do you think of Mark Seliger’s Oscar portraits for Vanity Fair? http://trib.al/P3vg5Br Mark Seliger’s Oscar Portraits From the Fanciest Photo Booth Setup Around A classic set of portraits from a master of the craft Read More at Popular Photography

Making Of: Victoria Will’s Tintype Celebrity Portraits From Sundance

Popular Photography Have you seen these awesome celebrity portraits shot on tintype? http://trib.al/SaBIDLc Making Of: Victoria Will’s Tintype Celebrity Portraits From Sundance Penumbra Foundation lends their chemical expertise to a celebrity portrait photographer in Park City Read More at Popular Photography

How to create beautiful bokeh portraits – a fun DIY project to try. ️ PS: we …

Digital Photography School How to create beautiful bokeh portraits – a fun DIY project to try. ➡️ https://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-create-a-unique-bokeh-portrait-for-under-10/ PS: we know the word ‘bokeh’ triggers some interesting debate but we like it 🙂 Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Find Great Backgrounds for Portraits

Digital Photography School TIPS for improving your portraits by finding better backgrounds. Brownie Points for anyone who shows us their best portrait/background combo ⬇️⬇️⬇️ How to Find Great Backgrounds for Portraits Finding great backgrounds that complement the subject is an essential part of the process of creating beautiful portraits. My article How to Plan the Perfect Portrait Shoot will help you with the other aspects of putting together a portrait shoot, but today I thought it would be interesting to […]

Portraits on an Overcast Day? Use a Reflector

Digital Photography School One of the simplest but most effective ways to lift your portraits is to invest in one of these. Portraits on an Overcast Day? Use a Reflector As we head into Autumn (in the Northern Hemisphere) the days are becoming shorter and we’re seeing more and more overcast days. While some might say the weather is poor – this is one of my favourite times to shoot portraits out doors. Overcast cloudy days present photographers with some […]

Here’s What You Get When You Shoot Portraits With a 500mm Lens

PetaPixel Shooting portraits with a $6,000 500mm lens. Here’s What You Get When You Shoot Portraits With a 500mm Lens Portrait photographers generally pick focal lengths somewhere between 80mm and 135mm, which produces a flattened perspective distortion when the subject Read More at PetaPixel

Tips for Shooting More Interesting Sports Portraits

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Tips for Shooting More Interesting Sports Portraits Team portraits are easy to snap but difficult to master. A lot of basic portraits stick with the obvious shots—line up the players, stand in front of them, and shoot a few times in case someone blinked the first time. But Kentucky-based photographer Matt Hernandez has some suggestions for anyone abo… Read More at Picture Correct

From our 2 part series of articles on how to create Single Light Portraits ️

Digital Photography School From our 2 part series of articles on how to create Single Light Portraits ➡️ https://digital-photography-school.com/one-light-portraits-simple-elegance/ Read More at Digital Photography School

Twins by @a_bochkaryova: #portraits

500px Twins by @a_bochkaryova: https://goo.gl/uS09ou #portraits Read More at 500px

Annie Leibovitz shoots British Royal Family portraits for The Queen’s 90th birthday celebration

DIYPhotography Annie Leibovitz shoots British Royal Family portraits for The Queen’s 90th birthday celebration http://bit.ly/1VI44TR Annie Leibovitz shoots British Royal Family portraits for The Queen’s 90th birthday celebration   Today marks the 90th birthday of Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and to record the occasion, celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz was chosen to create portraits of the Queen and her family. While Annie is no stranger to photographing The Queen, their last professional interaction didn’t seem to go too well […]

A Straightforward Guide to Creating Backlit Portraits in Studio

Fstoppers Here’s how to easily create these great shots. A Straightforward Guide to Creating Backlit Portraits in Studio Backlit portraits can be a great way to get a lighter, airier look. Traditionally, you likely think of them as being shot outside with the sun behind the subject, but it’s just as easy to create them in the studio, and this helpful tutorial will show you how to do just that. Read More at Fstoppers

Mars by alex currie: #portraits

500px Mars by alex currie: https://goo.gl/gq34RR #portraits Read More at 500px

Underwater by Brandon Donnelly: #portraits

500px Underwater by Brandon Donnelly: https://goo.gl/gVrkJP #portraits Read More at 500px

How to Create a Catch Light in Your Natural Light Portraits

Digital Photography School A catch light can really lift a portrait – but how do you create them when you are taking images with natural light? How to Create a Catch Light in Your Natural Light Portraits What is a catch light, and why you should have it in your portraits? A very popular technique in portraiture – a catch light is a spark of light in your subject’s eyes. This spark will help you to draw your viewer’s attention […]

How to Get Animals to Look At You For Better Pet Portraits

PictureCorrect Photography Tips For dogs, sound is the key. For cats use visual stimuli. How to Get Animals to Look At You For Better Pet Portraits Today’s photo tip is about pet portraits and how to get the animal’s attention. Pet portraits can be some of the most fun photography you do. As an added bonus, it’s a great photography training ground. “Never Work With Kids or Animals!” Or so says the old show business expression… Why? Because they… Read […]

Creating Corporate Portraits for the Busy Professional

Fstoppers Doing headshots of a busy executive? We can help. Creating Corporate Portraits for the Busy Professional Today’s corporate hard-hitters are busy people who don’t always have time for an entire photo session when they look to you for business portraits. For this reason, you must be prepared to accomplish a variety of looks in a time-efficient manner. This video from Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens… Read More at Fstoppers

Studio portraits: What modifier for what light?

DIYPhotography Studio portraits: What modifier for what light? http://bit.ly/1T3bTOJ Studio portraits: What modifier for what light? Santa Claus has you spoiled this year by offering you the studio of your dreams? A kit of flashes, a backdrop support and even more rolls of paper? It only remains to push the furniture in your living room out of the way to turn it into studio worthy of the name! A single point hurts you in spit… Read More at DIY Photography

Light by Kirill Sakrukin: #creative #portraits

500px Light by Kirill Sakrukin: https://goo.gl/9fqFco #creative #portraits Read More at 500px

How Just a Touch of Ring Flash Can Breathe Life Into Your Portraits

Fstoppers You’d be surprised how useful a little ring flash can be. How Just a Touch of Ring Flash Can Breathe Life Into Your Portraits Sometimes, you have a great lighting setup that gives you the exact look you want, but you need to fill in the shadows ever so slightly. This great video shows you how a ring flash can allow you to fill in shadows without changing the overall look of your setup. Read More at Fstoppers