Photographing Bride And Groom [Weddings]: A Beginners’ Guide To Poses

Shooting wedding photography professionally is a much, much bigger topic than just sample poses. The aim of this article is only to provide you with some initial guidance and ideas to take some nice bride and groom pictures. The wedding veil is a superb accessory for a bride’s close-up portrait.

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Styled Portraits Or Not While Photographing People

When I was a senior in high school, there was one local photographer that nearly everyone went to for their portraits. Part of her process included each person bringing in a bag of clothing to model for her. She would then help select the outfits that would ultimately be worn

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Photographing Flowers For Transparency | A Talk By Harold Davis

Harold Davis’s floral photo-composites are uniquely beautiful and “bordering on the spiritual” as acclaimed in Popular Photography magazine. In this presentation, the master photographer shares numerous examples of his workflow – from capture to processing to printing. Harold will show how he uses LAB color to enhance the creative aspects

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5 Tips For Photographing People Of Varying Skin Tones | A Talk By Petronella Lugemwa

Petronella Lugemwa share her tips when photographing people with different skin tones, from shooting to editing mistakes. No matter a person’s skin tone, these tips will help you balance your editing style with true to life color. Author’s Statement: I was born in Uganda, grew up in Zimbabwe and moved

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Photographing Family Dynamics: 10 Amazing Ideas For Photographing Family And Keep Them Comfortable

We’ve all heard the dreaded ‘say cheese’ instructions and seen the resulting photos. I have been guilty of using this technique too in my early days of as a family portrait photographer. Over the course of time, my style of photography evolved. I started investing more time and effort in

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Poses for Photographing Families

Family photography is a great way to keep beautiful moments with the people you love. But during a photo session, family portrait poses are one key variable. To make your family photography work easier, here’s a list of my favorite family portrait poses. They’re all illustrated by family picture poses

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Photographing Couples: A Beginners’ Guide To Poses

Couple photography is more about connection, interaction and above all – feelings between two people. And most probably those are very deep and passionate feelings, which makes couple photography so delightful and positive.

Generally, a couple should be easy to engage in a photo shoot. If they are initially a bit shy or feeling uncomfortable, just ask them to show you how they felt and looked when they met for the first time. You will invoke them on an emotional level, providing you with natural and loving expressions in their portraits

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Photographing Groups of People: A Beginners’ Guide To Poses

There are usually three kinds of group shots. First are just formal shots with a large number of people. Second, are more informal shots with a group of friends. And finally, photographing a group or family members. In this order, let’s look at some sample poses and posing ideas. When

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Photographing Children: A Beginners’ Guide To Poses

Little ones are definitely fun and very positive subjects to photograph! Getting those real and authentic emotions and showing through your pictures the joy of childhood is a very warm and sincere feeling. However, dealing with kids sometimes can be quite challenging. You have to be ready that they often

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Photographing Women: A Beginners’ Guide To Poses

If you ever run out of ideas, get stuck in creativity or simply need some guidance when shooting female subjects, you may use following posing samples as a “posing cheat sheet”. Many pro photographers use such a technique when preparing for and during the photoshoot. The poses in this article

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