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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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For a photographer, memory card is a precious asset. It will be so fatal if your memory card is error or damaged in the middle of shooting sessions. In order to prevent such thing, there are some tips and tricks to make your card camera always in good condition.
There is a term in photography, candid shots, where the subject of the photograph is not in a controlled position or unaware of the camera (photo coverage). The resulting picture looks more natural, spontaneous, and less contrived. The following are tips for successful candid photography: 1. Bring your camera everywhere. Be ready to shoot at […]
Indeed, there are people who agree that photography is not a cheap hobby. There should be camera, lenses, filters, flash and accessories which are all expensive or even exceedingly expensive. As a photographer with limited budget, it can be tough for you to up-grade and update your camera with such and such accessories. Even buying […]
Plenty of us are curious about Google’s hot new gadget that is the Google Glass and what features it beholds. Yes, the Google Glass is not specialized as a photography or camcorder gadget, but it can be deemed an innovation in the world of photography. What’s interesting, this gadget has a camera embedded in the […]
As a photographer, your main job is to instruct or to direct the object so it will look interesting and photogenic in front of the camera. But there is something special about this particular photographer. Apart from directing his object to pose in front of the camera, this person also got his own style. He […]
Noise, or a set of spots or visible pixels on photographs, often annoys many of us because it lowers the image quality. Before we discuss the remedies to fixing noise, we need to get a better understanding of the cause of these spots on our photos.
In February this year Canon introduced its newest entry-level DSLR camera, the Canon EOS 600D. The compact, lightweight SLR camera has everything on board for capturing beautiful photos as well as Full HD videos. It continues to use the 18MP CMOS sensor seen in the Rebel T2i (550D) but gains a tilt and swivel 1,040k […]