When it comes to portrait photography, one of the most important choices you will make is the focal length you will use, both because it determines the overall look of the frame and because separate focal lengths can render your subject in drastically different ways. This great video takes a look at three of the most common focal lengths, 85mm, 100mm, and 135mm, to help you decide which is right for you.
The International Portrait Photographer of the Year has published the winners of its 2021 contest. Among many stunning portraits, the title of the overall winner went to Forough Yavari from Australia. Her unusual self-portrait displays not only strong emotions but also great skill in both photography and editing. In this article, we bring you Forough winning image, as well as other category winners that I’m sure you’ll love.
Forough Yavari is an award-winning portrait and fine art photographer based in Brisbane, Australia. After studying art at university, photography turned from a personal hobby into a professional challenge for her. She
A lot of the work by professional portrait photographers uses more complex two- or three-light setups. And such setups absolutely have their place and give a wide amount of technical and creative control, but you can also accomplish quite a bit with only a single light. This excellent video tutorial will show you five great one-light setups for portrait photography.
Coming to you from Jay P. Morgan with The Slanted Lens, this great video tutorial discusses five effective one-light setups for portrait photography (and it is a 360-degree video, so be sure to use the controls to look around
Portrait photography can be a real challenge given all the factors you need to balance simultaneously, and the two that often give photographers some of the greatest difficulties are posing and composition. If those are factors you tend to struggle with, check out this helpful video tutorial that follows a photographer on a shoot while offering a range of useful tips to improve your work.
Coming to you from Manny Ortiz, this great video tutorial will show you some helpful tips for improving your portrait photography, particularly with regards to composition and posing. Posing is something a lot of
Portrait photography takes the combination of technical skills with your camera, lighting knowledge, the ability to work with subjects, and strong editing skills to make a compelling final image, meaning a lot to learn for the new photographer. If you are just starting out, this excellent video tutorial features five helpful tips that will help you get on the right track to becoming proficient.
Coming to you from Miguel Quiles, this great video tutorial discusses five tips for improving your portrait photography. By far, I think the most important tip is to avoid trends and to explore your own