This episode is a playback of a prior episode: PF 068 – 3 Signs Portrait Photography Isn’t for You. Blame Tové Our daughter Tové celebrated her 16th birthday and that’s a big milestone for a teenage girl. She had a wonderful time celebrating with her friends, celebrating with family, and celebrating at home. All of those […]
Last week, we spoke about 10 Tips to Produce Your Photo Session. Then I had a photo session. So, how did my photo session work out? Let’s Cut to the Chase About the Photo Session The photo session went very well. It wasn’t without some apprehension and profanity (before, not during), but we came away […]
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 […]