Sharpness is one of the things most of us want to get right when taking photos. But alas, there are so many things that can mess up our plans. In this video from Adorama, Gavin Hoey will share seven great tips that will help you overcome the obstacles and get tack sharp portraits every time.
When taking photos, it’s good to know what you should so, but it’s equally important to know what to avoid. In this video, Karl Taylor discusses eight things that we should avoid in portrait photography, yet we do them so often. Luckily, they’re easy to fix, so check out the video and make sure to have them in mind at your next shoot.
In the current coronavirus situation, it’s important that we stay at home. It’s not easy, I know. But photographer Ray Briggs has created a photo that sends a message we all need to hear right now and reminds us why it is so important to stay at home. They say that a photo is worth a thousand words, and this one sure is!
If you tell people to smile in your portraits, you have to stop it right now.
That’s right — I’m giving you an order!
Here’s one thing all new portrait photographers need to understand: most people can’t give a perfectly natural smile on command.
In fact, the average person tends to stiffen up as soon as they have to smile.
There are plenty of tips and tricks that will help you get better shots. But here are five lesser known, yet amazing tricks for all portrait photographers out there. In this video, Miguel Quiles gives you five tips that will take your portraits to a whole new level. And once you try them out, you’ll wish someone told you about them sooner.
How would you like to have an infinite number of different backgrounds for your portraits? What if I told you that you can? In fact, it’s very likely that you already have this “infinite background machine” at home? Any ideas what it might be?
If you thought of a TV, you were right. In this video, Joe Edelman will tell you all the benefits of using a TV screen as your backdrop, and he’ll also teach you how to use it to make the most of it.
Ever since Google Pixel 4 was announced (and even before), its Night Sight or “astrophotography mode” has been creating quite a buzz. But the camera in Pixel 4 is certainly capable of much more. In a recent blog post, Google has explained the science behind the Portrait Mode of its latest flagship phone.
No-Shave November is the best time of the year to show off your awesome beard and mustache. And this gets a totally new dimension at the National Beard and Mustache Championships. Las Vegas-based photographer Greg Anderson traveled to this year’s event, and he kindly shared with us a bunch of super-fun photos of the participants.
Including hands in the frame when shooting portraits can add to the story and make your portraits more appealing. But if you don’t pose them properly, they are rather a nuisance than useful addition to your image. In this video, Miguel Quiles shares ten useful things for posing hands in portraits to make the best out of your photos.