Portrait


Essential Gear For Outdoor Portrait Photography

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We list the essential gear you need for outdoor portrait photography…

Shoot better portraits: Top tips for portrait photography

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Top tips to take your photographic portraits to the next level. To take the best portraits there are a variety of techniques to consider, a combination of which will assist in making your best possible photographs…

Summer portrait photography tips: eight tips to improve your summer portraits

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We accompany John on an outdoor portrait shoot to pick up a few summer portrait photography tips…

Home studio portrait photography: Four top tips

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John Freeman shares his top tips for home studio portrait photography, including backgrounds, hand positions and settling your subject…

Home Studio Portraits

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Achieving great studio portraits doesn’t mean you need a glut of flashguns and expensive studio lighting. Professional photographer and author John Freeman shows how you can save a packet by using just available light…

The Great Indoors: Light Painting

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Proving you don’t need expensive studio lights, conceptual photographer Chad Coombs talks us through two innovative images of his that are lit with nothing more than pocket torches

How to shoot summer portraits

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For the portrait photographer the great outdoors provides an endless variety of locations, backgrounds and props and the best, most natural lighting you’ll find anywhere – if you know how to use it. Our summer portraits guide shows you how…

Six top tips for shooting summer portraits

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Portraits have a special quality, and summer is a great time to shoot them. Especially if you use the sun’s light creatively to illuminate your subject from behind…