When it comes to famous images the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most recognized in the world. When I visited the Lourve in Paris a couple of years ago I was stunned by the crowds of people gathering around this small image, pushing and shoving to get close and to […]
Sometimes, all you want to do is go out and take striking photos of people. Some of us don’t want to worry about complicated plans, equipment, and locations. Minimalist portrait photography is the key to this. Here’s how to shoot simple and powerful portraits. What Is Minimalist Portrait PhotographyMinimalist portrait photography is a sub-genre that’s […]
Why would you choose to create black and white photographs in the era of digital cameras that are capable of accurately capturing millions upon millions of colors? Black and white photography seems to be a constant in the history of the medium, with color technology only propagating itself into wide use around halfway between Nicéphore […]
I grew up in a musical family. At any point in the day, you could focus your ears and hear The Art of the Musician Portrait instruments sounding throughout the house. It overwhelmed a lot of people, but when you live in it, you learn how to tune out the noise. Growing up in a […]
Jeremy Cowart is a powerful name and a trailblazer in the photography industry. But it’s not just his photographs that are creating a craze; it’s his art, his nature, his philanthropic platforms, his talent and his unbelievable like-ability. Besides the fact that his viewfinder has seen the likes of many major celebrities from Nashville to Los Angeles, he balances his passions with other arts, his family, and giving back.
There are all kinds of female poses out there that can make or break an image. It’s important to experiment with different posing techniques to keep your images diverse. Here are 30 of our best female poses and photography tips that can teach you how to pose models effectively.
The main purpose of editorial portraits is to illustrate the story of the person you’re photographing. You don’t necessarily have to make them look good. In this article I want to share with you some editorial photography tips. These tips will help you better understand what editorial portraits are. They will also provide you with practical methods to use when you need to illustrate someone’s story with a single portrait.
Portrait is a documentary that explores the people behind the question, “In the age of Instagram, what sets a professional photographer apart?”
Portrait photography is devoted to capturing people and personality. But portraits often go beyond a photo of a smiling person. There are many different sub-genres or types of portrait photography. Ready to flex your creative muscle and expand the different types of portrait photography in your arsenal? Here are the 10 different types of portrait photography you should know.
Flattering portraits rarely happen as a default. Some people are photogenic, yes, and look good at every angle. But often, we work hard to get flattering photos that the sitter loves. There is no one-trick as every person’s face, form, and shape are different. We have to tailor our angles to each portrait sitter. However, there are basic fundamental tools we can use that help us achieve flattering portraits.
Sometimes we are lucky enough as photographers to be asked to photograph someone with one of their most prized possessions: their musical instrument. Most people that want to be photographed with their instrument really and truly love it, and it’s a part of who they are. As a musician myself, I love photographs with gorgeous instruments in them, and I am especially bothered by photos that don’t capture those instruments naturally.
Pinterest is full of family portrait ideas that can become family photo fails. Trying to re-create a photo by a pro who’s been shooting families for decades is a recipe for disaster. So here are some creative family portrait ideas you can make your own. Use them for inspiration, and incorporate your own style.