Learn How to Stop Hating Your Own Portrait and Serve Your Subjects a Great Experience It’s time to stop hating your own portrait. A lot of people look at their own photo and feel uncomfortable. It’s as if they’re worried others will look at their photos and see their biggest insecurities looming inside. Too heavy, […]
It’s OK if Portrait Photography Isn’t Your Thing We talked about a portrait photography shoot last week on Episode 67 and I told Lee that I was going to drag her into it. How did that turn out? It’s not as bad as you may think, but there’s a reason for the title of this […]
I’m Creating Portrait Photography Resources for You Thank you for listening to this episode of The Photo Flunky Show. I’m creating some portrait photography resources on the web site. We’re discussing why I’m taking on an ambitious project like this one, how it will unfold, and what I hope happens as a result. Quite simply, […]
Portrait photography is one of the most popular genres of photography, but it has many meanings that seem to vary from one person to another. So what is portrait photography, or as it’s also called, portraiture? Let’s take a deeper look. Defining Portrait Photography The basic definition of portrait photography is photography of a person […]
The photos we like best are the ones that evoke our emotions. We’ll take a look at three ways to create a mood in portrait photography.
Which is more important in the education vs experience debate? Does the question even enter your mind when you view a photo?
There’s a question I hear over and over from photographers about locations. How do you get access? One place should be a simple answer. Shoot at home. It’s a bit of work, but so is lugging all of your gear to a studio and paying for the privilege to shoot there. Here’s how I created […]
I’m concentrating more on portrait photography these days. Like many other photographers without a dedicated space, I spend a fair amount of time finding photography locations. Fortunately, I have friends who are far better at it than I am. One possibility that I’d never considered suddenly opened up some interesting possibilities – AIRBNB. You may […]
Despite hours of planning, everyone occasionally runs into problems finding the light. It happened to me this past weekend. We have a local community of photographers, models, and make-up artists who gather quarterly to meet up and do a little shooting. Saturday we met where it all began for this group, at the Maitland Art […]