portrait photography

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…

Descendants of Black Civil War heroes recreate their 19th-century ancestors in a moving photo project

Feb 13, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

February is Black History Month, and to honor it, Smithsonian magazine has created a stunning photo project named Tracing a Lost Ancestry: The Descendants. Created…

Avoid these posing red flags for your Valentine’s Day shoots

Feb 13, 2024
Alex Baker

If you’ve ever found yourself struggling with the art of posing in photography, you’re not alone. Posing is challenging, requiring a delicate balance of personal…

Brian Griffin, photographer of rockstars, workers, and fever dreams, dies at 75

Feb 1, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

Brian Griffin was a veteran photographer with a really interesting career, not to mention his work. And that’s if we put it lightly. With a…

Lighting Setup: Hanging Bulbs Portrait

Feb 1, 2024
Jake Hicks

I’ve been shooting for a long time now, but there are always some lighting setups that I’ve never gotten around to shooting. I’m sure we…

How to be a headshot photographer in 50 steps

Jan 31, 2024
Ben Wulf

Okay, I’m kidding. It’s much easier than 50 steps, and I reckon you can get involved in the world of headshot photography in as few…

Nail this fun box-stacked portrait idea with these tips

Jan 26, 2024
Alex Baker

It’s always fun to meet up with other photographers and try out new ideas. That’s exactly what Scottish photographer Evelyn Fraser ended up doing at…