Here are some techniques that you may not be aware of if you’re new to portrait photography. It takes practice, but being aware of these ideas can get you experimenting, and inspire you to try shots you might not have otherwise tried. 1. Frame Tight Next time you’re watching a movie, pay attention to the [...]
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I am often asked by people, “What can I do to get my children to sit for a photo?” Children can be among the most compelling of subjects to photograph, and as a professional, one of the most profitable. But children have this odd tendency to want to move around, and not sit still. This [...]
A Guest Post By Annie Tao When you’re photographing children, you’ll sometimes encounter ones who reveal their shining personality off the bat, show lots of expressions, and overall, just love the camera. Then there are times you’ll get a young subject who is weary of strangers or even hides from clicking black boxes that are [...]
I learned quickly that the difference between a good session and a mind blower could just be a scarf. A hat. A glove. To me, wardrobe far surpasses location in importance. As a photographer, it’s natural to have a large (if not complete) say in the location of your session. But you have little to [...]
In this quick reader tip one of our forum members Brandon Price shares a tip on photographing kids. I recently made plans to take portraits of some friends’ two little boys — two and four years old — an age I hadn’t ever done formally. A couple hours before we were to meet, I took [...]
Looking for a little inspiration and instruction in your photography of children? Today Kelsey Cook (see some of her work here) shares a few tips. More often than not, we all find joy in youth. There are little ones running around all over the place and one way to capture and preserve that energy is [...]
The last how-to article I did was on photographing expectant mothers. It only makes sense that we follow that up with how to photograph babies and an exploration of Baby Photography. Much of the setup information is the same, such as lighting and equipment, so if you need a refresher, read the previous post on [...]