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4 steps every photographer should know to master strobe and sunlight

Today I’m out here with Chanda AM, and Chanda will help me illustrate how to balance ambient light with strobes. I love shooting in this situation with ambient light and strobe light. I want to be able to combine the ambient light here in this beautiful area with strobes. So the way I generally do […] The post 4 steps every photographer should know to master strobe and sunlight appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Jp Morgan, Strobist, Portrait Photography, Chanda, Westcott, Portrait Lighting, Westcott FJ400, Chanda AM


How to shoot natural light portraits at home

Stuck at home? Now is the perfect time to grab your camera and shoot some indoor, natural light portraits.
Tags: Photography, Trends, How-to, Portrait Photography, Natural Light Portraits


Can you shoot effective portraits with a wide-angle lens? Well, yes, you can

Ultra-wide-angle lenses are typically associated with portrait photography. In fact, most people will specifically avoid them for portraits, casting them out as “useless”. But this video, part of a series called The Focal Length Challenge by Becki and Chris, looks at how we can take advantage of an ultra-wide 16mm lens in order to shoot […] The post Can you shoot effective portraits with a wide-angle lens? Well, yes, you can appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Lenses, Chris, Portrait Photography, Becki, Wide Angle, Ultra Wide Angle, Becki & Chris


How to Make the Most of the Affordable 50mm 1.8 Lens as a Portrait Photographer

Whether you have an overflowing amount of cameras or a single lens you've been using for years, you can take exceedingly impressive portraits. Read and find out how you can make the most of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Photography, Lens, Portrait Photography, 50mm F/1.8, 50mm For Portraits, 50mm Lens


How to use light, shadows and highlights for dramatic portrait lighting – Part 2

Hey guys! In episode 2 from my Light, Shadow, and Hi-light series, I will take you behind the scenes of the image below. I will break down the lighting setup one by one and I will go through the camera gear used so you can easily recreate this look in your own style. Think of […] The post How to use light, shadows and highlights for dramatic portrait lighting – Part 2 appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Studio Photography, Portrait Photography, Flash Photography, Barry Mountford


Tasteful Boudoir Photography: How To Get Amazing Shots

Boudoir photography sessions have become extremely popular in the last ten years, along with maternity photo sessions. The reason behind this is possibly the fact that modern women are getting more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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12 Tips for Shooting Studio Portraits

Studio work is nearly the exact opposite from location shooting, especially for portraits. With location portrait shoots, the focus is easily on the person posing, but the surrounding elements also... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Photography, Portrait Photography, Studio Portraits, Tips To Shoot Studio Portraits


Five photography tips you’ll wish someone told you sooner

  There are plenty of tips and tricks that will help you get better shots. But here are five lesser known, yet amazing tricks for all portrait photographers out there. In this video, Miguel Quiles gives you five tips that will take your portraits to a whole new level. And once you try them out, […] The post Five photography tips you’ll wish someone told you sooner appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Portrait, Photography, Tutorials, Portrait Photographer, Portrait Photography, Miguel Quiles


Dad Bods: recreating modern senior photos with dads as models

One of the greatest joys in life as a father is the ability to embarrass our kids. Nothing makes us happier as dads then throwing out some completely irrelevant and perfectly timed dad joke. Or maybe it’s the joys of embarrassing our teen daughters while she’s hanging out with her friends, it’s the best time […] The post appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Funny, Inspiration, Humour, Humor, Dads, Portrait Photography, Senior, Abraham Farrar


How Bella Kotak takes you on a magical journey with her dreamy images

If you are a fan of dreamy, whimsical images, I believe you’re familiar with Bella Kotak‘s work. She creates her own fantasy scenes and stories that take you into magical worlds when you look at them. Thanks to SmugMug Films, we can take a peek behind Bella’s dreamlike worlds and find out more about how […] The post How Bella Kotak takes you on a magical journey with her dreamy images appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Creative Photography, Portrait Photographer, Portrait Photography, Bella, Photography Projects, Bella Kotak, Smugmug, SmugMug Films, Dreamy, Portrait Project


19 Photo Shoot Ideas To Spark Your Imagination

Having a list of photo shoot ideas will make you a more creative and more organized photographer. Here are 12 photo shoot ideas to get you started. The post 19 Photo Shoot Ideas To Spark Your... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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5 Tips for the Perfect Family Portrait Session

Are you ready to have your first family portrait session? Either you’ve been planning this for your entire life, or your partner suggested the idea and you agreed to make them happy. Whatever the reason, you are now saddled with the task of planning this portrait session. How are you going to make it adorable and not cheesy? Here are some things to keep in mind before the session. With these tips, you’re setting yourself up for a memorable shoot that you’ll love to share with family and...
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How to use light, shadows and highlights for dramatic portrait lighting

Hey, folks! Its a brand new year and one I am pumped for! 2020 is gonna be another great year! To kick this new decade off, I wanted to share with you some lighting setups and behind the scenes from a portrait session where we tried out a few different setups, if you prefer to […] The post How to use light, shadows and highlights for dramatic portrait lighting appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Studio Photography, Portrait Photography, Flash Photography, Barry Mountford


This infinite background machine was sitting in your house and you didn’t even know it

How would you like to have an infinite number of different backgrounds for your portraits? What if I told you that you can? In fact, it’s very likely that you already have this “infinite background machine” at home? Any ideas what it might be? If you thought of a TV, you were right. In this […] The post This infinite background machine was sitting in your house and you didn’t even know it appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Portrait, Photography, TV, Inspiration, Background, Backdrop, Portrait Photography, Headshots, Headshot, Joe Edelman


Three reasons to embrace hard light in your portraits

Many photographers prefer shooting portraits with soft light than hard light. There’s certainly a good reason for it: it’s more flattering on the subject, more forgiving, and requires less retouching. But does it mean you should discard the hard light? Absolutely not! Even though it can be more demanding to work with, there are reasons […] The post Three reasons to embrace hard light in your portraits appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Portrait Photography, Lindsay Adler, Hard Light


Here’s how to take creative portraits even in an ugly parking lot

When shooting outdoors, you won’t always have access to breathtaking locations. In fact, you’ll sometimes have to shoot in downright ugly ones. But, there’s always a way to make the best out of even the ugliest locations. In this video, Pye Jirsa of SLRLounge gives you five ideas for taking creative portraits, all in a […] The post Here’s how to take creative portraits even in an ugly parking lot appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Creative Photography, Portrait Photography, SLRLounge, Pye Jirsa, Ugly location


Here are four ideas for shooting modern Christmas portraits at home

When I think of Christmas portraits, my first thought is a person awkwardly standing in front of a Christmas tree in an ugly sweater. Maybe because all my childhood Christmas photos look like that. But, if you’d like to avoid that, it’s time to get creative and give your Christmas portraits a professional look. In […] The post Here are four ideas for shooting modern Christmas portraits at home appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Christmas, Portrait Photography, Christmas Photos, Home Studio, Tajreen&Co, Christmas Stock Photography


I imagined what “politricks” look like and captured it in this cheeky portrait

“Politricks is the word ‘politics’ altered to convey the empty-campaign promises often experienced after politicians get elected.” About a year ago I had this thought of making a picture from this word. I needed a suitable location and model that looked like a politician and had no problem to come and act one. Finding the […] The post I imagined what “politricks” look like and captured it in this cheeky portrait appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Politics, Inspiration, Politician, Portrait Photography, Juhamatti Vahdersalo, Political Portrait, Politricks


How to shoot ’80s-themed colorful portraits on a budget

If you want to shoot colorful portraits inspired by the ‘80s aesthetic, you’ve come to the right place. Tajreen and Chloe of Tajreen&Co have prepared a fantastic video to give you some guidelines and examples of how to do it. The girls share lots of useful information in a short and concise video. But also, […] The post How to shoot ’80s-themed colorful portraits on a budget appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Budget, Inspiration, Color, Colorful, Portraits, Portrait Photography, Chloe, Tajreen Co, Tajreen


Photographer throws an epic photo shoot for an 8-year-old girl who was denied school photos

An 8-year old girl Marian Scott was recently denied school photos because of red extensions in her hair. It made her feel singled out and left her in tears, crushing her self-esteem in an instant. When he heard this story, photographer Jermaine Horton felt like he needed to do something. So, he threw an epic […] The post Photographer throws an epic photo shoot for an 8-year-old girl who was denied school photos appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Kids, Inspiration, Hair, Portrait Photography, Kids Photography, Kids Portraits, Marian Scott, Jermaine Horton


How to create the “Corona” lighting effect on your subjects

I’m just gonna come clean here and say that I just made up the name ‘corona’ for this lighting setup. In fact, the word corona is a commonly used term with solar eclipses. During an eclipse, we can often see the moon silhouetted against a ring of light and the word corona is often used […] The post How to create the “Corona” lighting effect on your subjects appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Lighting, Studio Photography, Studio Lighting, Portrait Photography, Corona, Jake Hicks


3 Key Poses for Portrait Photography

Finding basic portrait photography poses that work for the majority of models can be quite challenging, especially if you’re not an experienced portraitist. However, the secrets of proper posing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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What NOT to say and do during a boudoir shoot

During a boudoir photoshoot, it’s important to know what to say to make your subject feel comfortable. But it’s equally important to know what not to say or do. This video from Michael Sasser will spare you from some really awkward situations, as he shares a list of things that shouldn’t be a part of […] The post What NOT to say and do during a boudoir shoot appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Portrait Photography, Boudoir, Michael Sasser


This dramatic photo series shows why it’s important to wear a seatbelt [graphic content]

I don’t know about your country, but people in mine often wear a seatbelt only in order not to pay a ticket. However, being financially fined is definitely not the worst thing that can happen if you don’t buckle up. In fact, wearing a seatbelt can make a difference between life and death. Clemenger BBDO […] The post This dramatic photo series shows why it’s important to wear a seatbelt [graphic content] appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, New Zealand, Car Crash, Campaign, Portrait Photography, Clemenger BBDO, Clemenger BBDO Wellington, Seatbelt


What it’s like to shoot portraits with Canon 50mm f/0.95 dream lens from 1960’s

Remember the beautiful weird lens paradise that Mathieu Stern recently visited? During this visit to Camera Rescue in Tampere, Finland, he got to test out some pretty rare, weird and unique lenses. And one of them is Canon 50mm f/0.95 from the 1960s. Mathieu tested out how it works for portraits, and although fun, shooting […] The post What it’s like to shoot portraits with Canon 50mm f/0.95 dream lens from 1960’s appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Canon, Portrait Photography, Mathieu, Mathieu Stern, Tampere Finland, Fast lens, Canon 50mm F/0.95, Canon Dream Lens


How and why you might want to use High Speed Sync flash in the studio

High speed sync flash is typically associated with shooting outdoors. You’re in the bright light, and you need to take your shutter past your camera’s sync speed in order to overcome the bright outdoors and bring it under control. High speed sync lets you keep using flash beyond these speeds. But there are times when […] The post How and why you might want to use High Speed Sync flash in the studio appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Studio Photography, Portrait Photography, Flash Photography, High Speed Sync, Gavin Hoey


How To Use Model Mayhem Safely And Successfully

If you’re into fashion photography, you have certainly heard about Model Mayhem. It is one of the most popular social networking sites for both established and aspiring fashion models, actors and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Three one-light setups using V-Flats with three very different looks

V-Flats are one of those most underrated studio accessories, but one of the most useful and versatile. At their core, they can do two things. They can reflect or block light, and that’s pretty much it. But photography is all about light, and controlling it through reflections and blocking. They’re particularly useful when it comes […] The post Three one-light setups using V-Flats with three very different looks appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Studio Photography, Portrait Photography, John Gress, V-Flats


How to Build the Confidence to Photograph People

Portraiture, lifestyle, street, and travel photography – these are some of the genres that feature people as main subject. For some it can be enjoyable activity while, for others, it can be a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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