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Portrait photography is not rocket science. Photographers have been capturing portraits of people since cameras were invented. When you create a portrait of someone, your goal is to create a likeness of the person at his best. But how do you capture a portrait of someone at his best when he’s camera shy, for instance? Read the rest of this entry » .
When photographing a model or a product and you feel like there are certain parts of the object that doesn’t seem to be well-lit by the main sources of light, you can use a reflector to (obviously) reflect light to fill in any shadowy areas.
There are two general types of reflectors:
– Natural reflectors.
Reflectors from the surrounding environment.
For example: White sand reflecting sunlight; sunlight reflected on sea water, ponds or lakes; white walls of a building.
Man-made reflectors especially manufactured for use by photographers.
These artificial reflectors are categorized into 3 types or surface colors: Read the rest of this entry »
Learn 3 different studio portrait lighting techniques using just one light. Read the rest of this entry » .
Why do you think Einstein stuck out his tongue in his most famous portrait? Many have asked that question, and there are even those that think it’s a photoshopped image.
Turns out, this really was an authentic photograph and not the least bit photoshopped. So what’s the back story of this portrait? Read the rest of this entry » .
Peter Hurley is a famous portrait and headshot photographer. He has been splashing around the world of close up photography for more than a decade. Headshot photograph is a photo which is taken with the head and a small part of the shoulder as the focus of the photo. In this opportunity, Peter will share some secrets on what he usually does to make his clients look more photogenic in front of camera. According to him, one of the easiest ways to make any of his client look cooler is by highlighting their chin line.
The secret of his style of taking a photograph is actually very simple. The key point is not to let the chin and the neck slur with each other without any clear line between them. Apparent chin line will make your face appear haggard and it will look more attractive. It is a very simple attempt; you just need to point your face forward a bit. But if you shoot from the side, you can slightly lower down one of your shoulders (that faces the camera) then direct your face to the front and put it little bit sideway. If the left shoulder is the one being lowered, you need to put your face aslant to the right and vice versa. Read the rest of this entry »
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Someone who’s just freshly delved into the world of photography by buying a DSLR with a kit lens will have this question resonating in their thoughts as they go deeper into the rabbit hole of photography. Whether it is for the sake of having a ranged collection of lenses or the desire to widen their […]
Photo by : Ciel Photography on Flickr As what was done by the two pioneers of this field of photography, lomography has developed into a photographic technique that ignores the existing rules. When executing conventional photography techniques, a lot of rules must be adhered to (e.g. shutter speed, ISO, and aperture) to create a good […]
As a photographer, it must be an absolute pride in itself if we are able to win a photography competition especially in international scale. But there are so many times we will fail and lose spirit after participating in numerous competitions and we never win. Do not worry, actually your photo may be good but […]
Have you ever imagined how photography was done long back then? How the pioneers of the field found their passion on film papers and images coming to the real in dark rooms? The era where there were no digital camera, Facebook, Instagram, flickr, twitter, and all those social media to share images, When a photography […]
If you’ve ever fancied trying your hand at sunrise photography then I’ve put together a few hints and tips that you may find useful. To take sunrise pictures, preferably you should have the following minimum photographic equipment:
Essentially, the main idea of photography is playing with light. If we are able play with light and control how it bounces off the subject, it will of course make for a great photograph. If we made mistakes in lighting, it will surely hurt the result. The direction of light against the subject of the […]
Sometimes we can get so caught up with the grand scale of things that we tend to miss the smaller finer things that also make great photographs. If you need a break from taking photos of pristine beaches, snow-capped mountains or tall buildings, it’s time for you to look at objects closer, much closer.