portrait photography

Lighting setup: Bounced top light in small studios

Apr 10, 2024
Jake Hicks

We all know how easy it is to get the lighting you want in those big, fancy studios. Tons of height, clean white floors and…

You don’t need lots of cash for stunning portraits with these seven newbie tips

Mar 29, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

As a newbie photographer, you might feel discouraged because you think you need fancy equipment to take great portraits. In this video from B&H, Lotta…

Want to be a better portrait photographer? Get in front of somebody else’s lens

Mar 21, 2024
Alex Baker

When was the last time you had your photo taken? I mean, not just a quick selfie or holiday snap, but an actual portrait of…

LA photographer arrested, police appeal for victims to come forward

Mar 12, 2024
Alex Baker

A Hollywood photographer and acting coach was arrested this week on suspicion of sexual assault. Authorities believe that this isn’t an isolated incident, and police…

Kyoto to stop tourists from taking geisha photos in public

Mar 5, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

For years, Kyoto’s geisha and maiko (the apprentices training to become geisha) have faced unwanted attention from tourists eager to capture their photos. This behavior,…

Bullet-proof your new photography business with these tips

Mar 1, 2024
Alex Baker

Starting any business is a huge learning curve, and photography is no exception. It makes little difference if you’ve been doing photography as a hobby…

Learn the natural light portraiture basics in just five minutes

Mar 1, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

As the name suggests, natural light photography involves using natural light to illuminate your subjects. Unlike studio setups with complex lighting arrangements, you only need…

Annie Leibovitz teams up with Ikea for ‘family’ themed portrait project

Feb 29, 2024
Alex Baker

As collaborations go, it’s an unexpected one. However, the iconic portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz recently unveiled her most recent project, where she teamed up with…

Overcoming shyness: Turn your weakness into your biggest portrait photography strength

Feb 29, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

For the shy photographer, portrait photography can seem like a challenge impossible to overcome.  Alex Kilbee of The Photographic Eye faced this challenge himself –…

How to stop making these five beauty photography mistakes

Feb 14, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

In beauty photography, light, makeup, and expression come together to create fantastic portraits. And if you’re just starting out, you know how it goes: you’re…