In this article, I talk with two of my past students, Dawn and Rick, about their journey in photography. The challenges and struggles they had to overcome are things you can likely relate to and I believe that if they can achieve their dreams, you can too!
Portrait Photography Tutorials for Working with Light and Subjects
Do you want to learn how to take better portrait photographs? Bought a fancy camera but you don’t know what settings and lenses to use? Terrified of using a flash?
Never fear, in this section you are going to find everything you need to know to start improving your portrait photos.
Take your portrait photography to the next level with our guides. In this section we will cover:
- Tips for relaxing camera shy subjects
- Common portrait mistakes and how to avoid them
- How to use Off-Camera flash
- Using shadows in your images
- Understanding the importance of light when photographing people
- Equipment and book reviews and advice
- Examples, tips, and practice to improve your portraits
To start taking better portrait photographsy first you are going to need to learn about lighting. That means you are also going to need to learn about using a flash.
So many people find using a flash terrifying and a huge challenge. In this section I have articles that are going to break everything right down for you and bust some common photography myths.
Many photographers make the same mistakes, especially when they are just starting out. Don’t worry I’ve got you covered! In this section you are going to find everything you need from lighting to helping your portrait subjects to relax.
In this article, I’m going to do a little myth-busting. We’ll look at 8 common myths regarding portrait photography and people photography in general, and then smash them.
Even if you have no intention of ever doing portraits, in this article, I’m going to show you a few reasons why you might want to consider learning about it, to help improve all your photography.
Using flash can be one of the most challenging things to learn as a new photographer. Getting into off-camera flash can seem infinitely complicated and confusing but it’s not really. I’ve found three good videos on this topic to help you out. 5 Steps to set up off-camera flash In this first video, the photographer, Eric…
There’s a lot of misconceptions and myths about using flash. That it’s too hard or too expensive. In this article by Piet Van den Eynde, he will bust those myths and give you some tips to make flash easier for you to try.