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Portrait Tips: How to photograph boys (let boys be boys)
If you've ever photographed a bunch of brothers all at once, you know they can be a handful. But the...
Portrait Tips: You Gotta Make ‘Em Engage!
I look at a lot of portraits and I can confidently offer a general critique of 99% of them. I...
Portrait Tips: Expand Your Vocabulary
When you make a picture--any kind of picture--you should think, "What word would I use to describe this picture?" From...
How to Talk to Models, Family & Friends to Make More Natural Photos
(Editor's note: This guest post by Andrew Darlow is excerpted from Focus and Filter: Professional Techniques for Mastering Digital Photography and...
Portrait Tips: Eliciting great expressions with kids (and dads)
There's nothing sillier than expecting people to give you a great expression because you say, "Smile!" Especially children. If you...
Portrait Tips: Great Eyes Start At The Toes
The eyes are the most important part of a portrait, and the expression in the eyes makes the difference between...

Portrait Tips: You Gotta Make ‘Em Engage!

I look at a lot of portraits and I can confidently offer a general critique of 99% of them. I see work from photographers who make very good portraits with great lighting and terrific wardrobe and beautiful people, but they

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Portrait Tips: Expand Your Vocabulary

When you make a picture–any kind of picture–you should think, “What word would I use to describe this picture?” From what I’ve seen on the interwebs, lately, the word most people seem to choose for their portraits is simply “sexy.”

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Portrait Tips: Great Eyes Start At The Toes

The eyes are the most important part of a portrait, and the expression in the eyes makes the difference between a well-lit picture and a stunning portrait. You’ll notice that when people look into the camera you have about .026

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Portrait Tips: Great Eyes Start At The Toes

The eyes are the most important part of a portrait, and the expression in the eyes makes the difference between a well-lit picture and a stunning portrait. You’ll notice that when people look into the camera you have about .026

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