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 […]
Would you like to know what makes the difference between a blog you want to visit and one that just doesn’t hit the mark? I can give you five ways to improve your blog that you can easily do yourself. They may seem simple, but these changes can have a dramatic impact on your visitors […]
At the beginning of the summer, I wrote a post about doing more portrait projects. Mostly because it’s just too damn hot to shoot outdoors in the summer. That idea finally resonated in my brain and is giving birth to something new. After much thought and discussion with Lee, I finally have an idea of […]