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Portrait Tips: How to pose couples

I hate to break it to you, but making pictures of one person is easy. It’s level one, beginner, easy-cheese. When you add another person, it becomes a lot harder

Portrait Tips: Headshot factory

One of my favorite things to do for corporate clients is to make headshots at their annual meetings. Their employees live all around the country, so this is the only

Portrait Tips: Retouching must be invisible

Retouching portraits. This is an important subject and I’ll tackle it with you in pieces. You’ve had a good session with your subject and now you can utilize your computer

Gear Review: Angler Collapsible Backdrop, 5×7′

Collapsible backdrops are great for location shooting and small studios — even large studios use them for convenient and inexpensive options for backdrops. The video below shows the 5×7′ chroma key

Portrait Tips: The Critical Time

Photographs extend one instant for eternity. That’s a long time and when you’re making a portrait that will last forever, the instant most critical to your success is when your

Portrait Tips: Cut the Rim Light

Making portraits with a rim light is awesome. It gives depth and punch and when you do it really well you’ll notice that it looks more natural. Take a close

Portrait Tips: Crop the Top

When you make a portrait, your aim should be for maximum impact. Emotion, lighting, and movement all lend impact to a picture, but the way you frame the photo also

Enter to win a new camera, studio lighting kit and more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, XPozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away a studio lighting kit from B&H!