14 High School Senior Portraits Ideas To Get You Inspired – With Some FAQs

High school senior portraits are some of the most exciting and rewarding projects for any photographer. Stress levels are low (compared to wedding photography, anyway!), and these young seniors are happy, excited, and looking forward to the future. You are photographing your subject at a unique point in their lives,

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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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Portraits That Transform People Into Whatever They Want To Be

With her gorgeous, haunting photographs, artist Uldus Bakhtiozina documents dreams, working with daily life as she imagines it could be. She creates everything in her work by hand – from costumes to stages – without digital manipulation, bringing us images from the land of escapism, where anyone can become something

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Location Portraits Photography Tips For Beginner

In photography, portraits are an art form to themselves. There are many ways to make portraits, but one of the main divisions is between portraits made in a studio and on-location portraits. The end results look very different, so it’s good to choose between them depending on what you’re going

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How To Capture True Character Of A Subject In Portraits

Broadly speaking there are two types of portraits. The first is where you try to make the model look as beautiful as possible. You may need a make-up artist or stylist to do it properly. Most commercial photographers are paid to make their models look beautiful, and there are many

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Capturing Powerful Portraits – Photographic Tips And Techniques

Mark Galer has a distinguished photographic career and has ridden the wave of the digital imaging revolution since its inception. He has always aligned himself with ground breaking ‘state-of-the art’ imaging technologies to explore new photographic possibilities. Mark is a seasoned professional photographer, educator, and author. Mark served as a

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What Is The Best Clothing For Portraits? The Beginner’s Guide

What is the best clothing for portraits? The clothes your clients or portrait subjects are wearing in their portraits can be a touchy subject to discuss with them, especially if you are just doing a portrait for them as “a friend with a good camera.” Even as pros, we have

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How To Use Window Light For Better Portraits

Window light is an excellent, free light source. It can achieve the same effects as much bigger, more expensive lighting equipment. A large window is essentially a huge softbox. It will diffuse light into the room and around the subject, you place it in front of it. The earliest photography

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Tips For Better Portraits – How To Pose And Angle The Body

When someone hires you to take portraits or head shots of them, it’s important you understand how to pose them, and angle the body toward the camera. By understanding this, you will also be able to work more efficiently, which will benefit both you and the client. You have to remember that most people don’t like to have their photo taken, so you want the process to move along swiftly.

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