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Category: Portrait Photography

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The Secret To Beautiful Colour In All Your Photos - Color Management Basics

The Secret To Beautiful Colour In All Your Photos – Color Management Basics

As the summer breeze swept through her house the feint smell of rubbish filled my nostrils. Toys littered the lounge and hallway. A small child bike sat in the middle of the hallway, next to the muddy shoes and dog basket. She lit a cigarette and inhaled deeply, tilted her head back, and the smoke […]

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Beautiful Lighting for Studio Portraiture

Beautiful Lighting for Studio Portraiture

What makes a beautiful portrait? Is it the person being photographed? Is it the colour? Perhaps it’s a good lens. In fact there are lots of factors to why a portrait turns out nicely. I can give you one clue as to why a portrait turns out beautifully. The light. Light, especially in portraiture, helps […]

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How To Get Beautiful Colour In Your Photos

How To Get Beautiful Colour In Your Photos

White balance is probably one of the most underestimated aspects in photography. White balance falls under the category of colour management. Colour management is simply a process used to describe attaining accurate colour in your photos. White balance is a crucial part of your colour management. White balance represents the colour hue or tone in […]

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Portrait Photography on the Beach

Portrait Photography on the Beach

By Amy Renfrey Summer is here at last! The first thing you want to do is get yourself, with your camera, onto the beach. The water is blue, the sand is a golden yellow and there are photographic opportunities everywhere. But wait….before you rush out, read these helpful tips. The most common problem about beach […]

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Lighting Techniques for Studio Portrait Photography

Lighting Techniques for Studio Portrait Photography

If you have ever wanted to know how to create beautiful portraits in a studio then you won’t want to miss these tips. Recently I did a shoot of a friend in the studio. She wanted a simple portrait for her website. I used a few tips and tricks to not only pose her well, […]

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Creating Artistic Glamour Photography

Creating Artistic Glamour Photography

Domestic portrait photography is one of the most popular forms of photography for the domestic services market. Many of these include weddings, newborns and babies, celebration, events and glamour photography. Glamour photography is very popular today. What are the main differences between commercial portrait photography, like fashion photography for example, and this stylish photography? Domestic […]

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Creating Beautiful Portraits Using Natural Window Light

Creating Beautiful Portraits Using Natural Window Light

    It’s not difficult to create a lovely portrait that your friend will love. If you have no flash and no studio lights, then why not consider window light? The trouble is that with this is that no one uses window light properly. Many photographers position the subject in front of the window. They […]

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Outdoor Portrait Photography Tips

It’s not uncommon for domestic portrait photographer to head outside on a nice day and photograph their model. As a photographer I find that the studio can make people a bit nervous. The large lights and camera lens can make for a nervous experience. For shy people wanting their photograph taken, a studio isn’t always […]

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How To Take Great Portraits

How To Take Great Portraits

 There are a few specific ways to learn how to take portraits of people, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Lighting, composition, dslr settings and your lens are the correct places to start when you begin to take portraits of people. Lighting and your lens are the first two […]

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How To Do Photography on a Sunny Day

How To Do Photography on a Sunny Day

Many beginner photographers find it a challenge to begin their photography on a sunny day. Shadows and sunlight in the same photo can be a challenge.  Some are not sure where to begin with their portrait photography on a sunny day. This is not so surprising because portrait photography on a sunny day can be […]