The first photography genre I fell in love with was self-portraiture. It entered my life at the perfect time. I was yearning to express myself, get better at something new, and feel inspired. Self-portrait photography provided me with plenty of inspiration. It also taught me how to find photo-worthy moments almost anywhere. That’s why I […]
Most posing tutorials focus on the female form, and there isn’t that much information available on how to properly pose men in a photo. And even when you do find a guide, it is more about listing some poses for male subjects. You rarely find any article explaining why to use certain male poses in […]
Light can make or break a portrait. But the good news is that you don’t need to buy a lot of fancy and expensive lighting equipment. You can create amazing portrait lighting patterns with one single light! WHAT YOU NEED FOR ONE LIGHT PORTRAIT Besides the camera, you need: A speedlight (a strobe or video […]
Photographs from a good family portrait session will be treasured for many years to come. It’s an incredibly rewarding area of photography, but it can also be a little daunting for new photographers. You need to build a rapport with the family, keep the children on board, and meet the parents’ expectations with gorgeous photographs. […]
Do you want to know seven secrets for a successful photoshoot? These practical photography tips are essential for those amazing portrait photography sessions. I’ve put them all together here for you. You can use these photo shoot tips to build up your personal photography portfolio. Your portrait photography sessions will be more fruitful. Plan Ahead […]
Supermodel Helena Christensen and Documentary Photographer Mary Ellen Mark discuss their work, travels and inspirations with Mark Seliger. From Johnny Depp to the circus performers of India and from the villages of Peru to the celebrities of Hollywood, Christensen and Mark talk about the challenges of finding the essence of their subjects and the thrill […]
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.