The one thing most worth photographing is the relationship between people. Everything else is documentary. When you make photographs, always be on the lookout for the photo that will reveal
Category: Portrait Photographer: Gianluca Moretto Photo: “Omaggio a Stanley” Oh my droogies, this portrait is real horrorshow. For fans of Stanley Kubrick’s film, “A Clockwork Orange” the vocabulary is completely familiar.
It’s senior picture season, and the one tool you must have is a 5-in-1 reflector. Many of us will be on the run with seniors — they want more locations
Category: Portrait Photographer: Michael Hutchinson Photo: “Venice Beach Artist” A great portrait tells us who the person portrayed is. The story is underpinned by clothing, accessories, environment and the pose.
CrossFit is becoming more and more well known. Some of you might wonder, ‘what is this discipline exactly?’ Jump into my world as I share my top 10 photos to
In classes and conferences, I’m often asked about settings for making black and white portraits. The question goes something like this, “I’m sure it’s different for every picture, but can
Category: Portrait Photographer: Fred Leaders Photo: “Happy Father’s Day” What says Happy Father’s Day better than a portrait of a daughter sitting on her dad’s shoulders? Nothing! Right? This warm
The excitement of sports is something that portrait photographers need to carefully think of how to capture. After all, athletes are oftentimes think differently than traditional models, in that they
Take all the lighting tips, all the posing tips, all the retouching tips, all the business tips and put them away in a file folder in your brain. It’s summertime.
Category: Portrait Photographer: Allan Jones Photo: “Beatrice Blaj” Fashion? Beauty, Boudoir? No matter which best suits your view of “Beatrice Blaj,” the photograph is a compelling portrait. It is professionally
Category: Portrait Photographer: Jeff Goldberg Photo: “Looking Glass (3)” This portrait from Jeff Goldberg earns him POTD kudos for its striking content. The multiple mirrors give us different portraits all
There’s one simple trick I was taught several years ago, to help a client feel at ease. We all know that portrait subjects can sometimes get nervous or overthink their
Positioning your lights for a headshot is really a very important part of making headshots. Generally speaking, you want to have a nice soft light on the front and if
If you give a boy a hammer, everything looks like a nail and he will pound it. If you give a photographer a flash, everything looks like it needs to
Category: Portrait Photographer: Michael Hutchinson Photo: “Selfie” A portrait in a portrait is a great example of a candid portrait! I love the way our photographer of the day has
OK, you know what? I’ve kept this secret for too long. This pic does not entirely reflect the reality of the moment it was made. Here’s why I’ve decided to
Category: Portrait Photographer: Robertino Radovix Photo: “Kirghizi” A great face — a child’s face — with an old soul expression makes this portrait so very powerful. The single light paints
I was thinking the other day about what one lighting tool would I choose if I were stranded on a desert island for the rest of my life with a
Category: Portrait Photographer: fiore_lla4ever Photo: “Profili” A portrait photographed in profile is always a strong statement. When it is the front image of a group dressed in the same colors,
For any businessperson, it’s important to have a professional-looking portrait. Whether it’s for your LinkedIn profile or your company’s website, it’s important to know how best to use lighting and
When you make pictures for a client, you’ve got to keep in mind what their final use will be. In fact, you’ve got to quiz them carefully about what the