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Photographing camera-shy portrait subjects can be tricky. Here are 5 tips to help you bring them out of their shell and get better photos.

Here are 10 tips to help you with your camera settings and equipment choices when doing portrait photography. These technical things will help you gain confidence in your work so you can focus on the artistic and creative side.

Beginners often make these 14 common people photography mistakes. See if you are guilty of any of these, and get tips on how to avoid them by reading this article.

This set of stunning portraits is purely for your enjoyment and inspiration. If you like people photography get some ideas and study the lighting - see which style you are most attracted to so you can develop your own photographic style.

In this article I cover the special event "Help Portrait" that I participated in December 2012. I give examples from this event where we donated our time and skills to give portraits to those that cannot afford them. Also included for you is 5 tips on doing portraits that will help you have a more successful photo session.

Why photography is important - it records history, it records life. Don't miss the opportunity to photograph your loved ones before it's too late. Dedicated to our great cat Pumpkin, who at age 18 we had to say goodbye to today with great sadness.

Review of new ebook from Craft & Vision by David Duchemin. In this short review hopefully I can give you an idea of whether this ebook is for you and perhaps you'll want to read more of David's books after reading it. I highly recommend it and another other of his works!

In an available light workshop held at the Alberta Railway Museum, students learned many digital photography tips including how to make use of available lighting techniques. These photography tips show how to use window lighting, direct sunlight and reflectors to enhance the subject. Understanding how to look for good light and then accentuate your subject or model with natural light techniques.

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