"If you ever run out of ideas, get stuck in creativity or simply need some guidance when shooting female subjects, you may use following posing samples as a “posing cheat sheet”. Many pro photographers use such a technique when preparing for and during the photo shoot."
Previously in the posing guide series articles we looked at posing female subjects, posing male subjects, posing children and posing couples. It is now time for posing groups of people. There are usually three kinds of group shots.
Paramount. Loop. Rembrandt. Split. Rim. Bill Hurter provides light-by-light instructions and diagrams to show you how to create these essential portrait setups in this excerpt from his Amherst Media book.
Often regarded as one of the leading lighting experts, Joel Grimes, is sharing a wealth of his knowledge with the general public in a two hour long workshop which is available free of charge to anyone wishing to further their understanding of...
Poland-born photo-artist Dariusz Klimczak conjures up whimsical scenes from his imagination and transforms them into surreal photographs. Blending the line between reality and fantasy, Klimczak’s pictures bring together diverse elements in a creative manner to form hauntingly beautiful images.
Here are some suggestions to help you as you document your children's lives. Photograph at their level (get down close), show the world from their perspective. Shoot a lot of photos - if you're using a digital camera, there's no waste, so why not?
Maternity portraits can be slightly trickier than regular portraits – and by “regular”, I mean people who aren’t carrying 20-50 extra pounds around their belly, and experiencing indigestion and sharp kicks to the ribs! Here are a few keys to taking beautiful maternity portraits: 1. Location First, decide on a location that the mother-to-be feels […]
Despite what you may have been told, you don't need an extensive lighting setup to do professional quality studio work. In the seminar below, speedlight master, Bob Harrington, explains to users how to get started using minimal equipment.
Along with composition, the quality of light is perhaps the most important factor affecting the success of a landscape photograph. Whilst composition can be completely controlled, good quality light on the other hand cannot.