Portrait Photography

How to Capture Better Portraits

Explore the large and rewarding world of portrait photography. Learn about the cameras, lenses, and techniques needed for successful headshots, fine art portraits, senior portraits, infant photography, and so much more.

Personal Bests of 2014 – Get Inspired and Share Yours

Landscape Photography, Photography, Portrait Photography • One Comment

We celebrate progress on all levels – whether you’re a pro trying to stretch your personal limits or a novice who just learned...

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Getting Started: Environmental Portraits

Photography, Portrait Photography

Portrait photography is a very common entry port into a burgeoning photographic hobby or even career. There are several main categories of...

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Senior Portrait Rules and Resources New Photographers Must Know

Photography, Portrait Photography • 2 Comments

Senior portraits have been an American tradition for over a hundred years and were traditionally shot by a school-invited studio where...

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Illuminating the Face, by Peter Hurley: A Review

Photography, Portrait Photography

Back in 2011, photographer Peter Hurley teamed up with our friends over at FStoppers to create a tutorial video called The Art Behind The...

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Visual Vitamin D: Inspiration for Spring Shooting

Landscape Photography, Photography, Portrait Photography

Longer days, weddings, and vacations – there is a lot to look forward to in spring (unless you’re a night-photographing...

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Photography Lessons of 2013 Plus 20 Inspiring Photographs

Behind the Scenes, Landscape Photography, Photography, Portrait Photography, Wildlife Photography • 3 Comments

Congratulations on one more trip around the sun as a photographer! Shots were taken, lessons were learned – both good and bad. Here...

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Shoot the Blues Away: 10 Motivating Winter Photography Tips

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Photography often takes a hit during winter. Wedding gigs start to slow down and holiday obligations, bad weather, and shorter days give us...

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Capture Emotion: An Interview with Wedding Photographer Andy Lim

Event Photography, Photography, Portrait Photography, Wedding Photography

Andy Lim got started in photography after leaving design college in 1992 and his work has since been published worldwide. Andy conducts...

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Get Striking Photography Tips and Inspiration from 10 Pro Photographers

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In a world saturated with images, we want our work to stand out. It takes a lot of time, practice, and–sometimes–a little luck...

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Get the Scoop on Fashion Photography

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The world of fashion photography is an insular one, and newcomers to this field are often left floundering in more ways than one. From the...

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