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Three easy portrait posing techniques for seated subjects

Mar 14, 2023
John Aldred

Posing for portraits is always a tricky topic. There are a lot of variables to consider, including many defined by the appearance of the…

How I created the ultimate camera mount for my DIY live streams

Feb 13, 2023
Neil Creek

As a model maker, I’ve recently started live-streaming my work to connect with my audience and share my creative process. However, capturing the right angle…

Six steps to creating powerful conceptual images

Jan 23, 2023
Jada Parrish

Creating a conceptual photoshoot can seem like a very daunting task. How do I make a photo “conceptual”? The key is to avoid overthinking. Here’s how…

The Victorian death portrait: a family photo guaranteed to send shivers up your spine

Jan 13, 2023
Alex Baker

At a glance, this image looks like an old photograph of five somewhat bored children posing for a family photo. And indeed, it is. However,…

Balenciaga under fire for posing kids with BDSM props; blames it on the photographer

Nov 25, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Fashion brand Balenciaga recently ran a controversial and bizarre holiday campaign – to say the least. The photos featured children posing with teddy bears dressed…

These are the most bizarre ways stock models had their photos used

Nov 24, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

When you pose for stock photos, you may not even be able to imagine how those photos will be used. Writer Abigail Johnson recently warned…

This is why you need an extra tall tripod in your equipment bag

Nov 21, 2022
Neil van Niekerk

We all started out with a lightweight tripod as our very first tripod. Most likely, then, after several uses and budget allowing, you upgraded to…

This photographer used AI to help create these exquisite Joan of Arc images

Nov 17, 2022
Alex Baker

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been hitting the headlines a lot lately. According to popular opinion, it will likely destroy art, photography, and the creative industries…

Follow these five tips to make your first studio shoot less scary

Nov 2, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

If you’re used to natural lighting, photographing in a studio for the first time can be overwhelming. If you don’t have a place to play…

Stop using these five terrible poses when taking headshots

Oct 31, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

We’re all guilty of posing our subjects poorly, especially early on in our careers. However, some of us are still not quite comfortable with photographing…