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Tips for Shooting Celebrity Portraits in a Studio

Tips for Shooting Celebrity Portraits in a Studio

You don’t have to wait for a celebrity to walk into your studio to use these techniques, you can use them for photographing anyone. But they’re sure to give your subject the star treatment, no matter who you’re photographing. Miguel Quiles shares a few tips to get you started:  Choose a Good Portrait Lens Quiles […]

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How to Show Dimension and Texture in Photography

How to Show Dimension and Texture in Photography

Lighting helps to transform a three dimensional experience into a two dimensional experience. A photographer’s goal is usually to mimic the three dimensional experience on a two dimensional platform. Light or the absence of it, in the form of shadows, achieves this goal. Jay P Morgan elaborates: Light helps you create depth and texture, two essential parameters […]

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How to Mix Ambient Light and Flash for Outdoor Urban Portraits

How to Mix Ambient Light and Flash for Outdoor Urban Portraits

Here’s is a quick tip for  mixing ambient light with flash to perfect backlit portraits. If you’re shooting with the sun staring right at your face from behind the model’s head, don’t fret. Simply follow these steps from photographer Manny Ortiz: To start off, Ortiz sets his ISO at 100 and dials in his aperture at […]

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How Do You Pronounce Bokeh?

How Do You Pronounce Bokeh?

Have you ever wondered how to correctly pronounce the Japanese word bokeh? Different people pronounce it in different ways. They all seem to pronounce it with confidence, knowing that they sound perfect. But do they? This funny video from Photo Gear News is all about the different takes on the word—until Lok finally decides to find a […]

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How to do a 3 Light Setup for Composite Portraits

How to do a 3 Light Setup for Composite Portraits

Composite photography opens up your possibilities, particularly if you’re shooting for a client who wants a very specific look for a publication. But how do you make sure you get the right shot to use? This tutorial by Aaron Anderson guides you through setting up your lights for shooting composite portraits: Choose the Right Background First […]

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The Da Vinci Shadow Theory for Depth in Photography

The Da Vinci Shadow Theory for Depth in Photography

According to Leonardo Da Vinci’s theories, if you want the maximum depth in your photos, your subject’s shadow should be about the same length as his or her height. Daniel Norton experiments with this theory: To help him achieve the effect, Norton used a Profoto B1 with a reflector. The idea was to experiment with the positioning […]

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Portrait Lighting Comparison: Natural Light vs. Flash vs. High-Speed Sync

Portrait Lighting Comparison: Natural Light vs. Flash vs. High-Speed Sync

You don’t have to try too hard to capture unique results. Just changing your incident light and using different shooting techniques can guarantee you different results. In this case, photographer Derrel Ho-Shing demonstrates how results differ when you shoot with natural light vs. flash vs. high-speed sync: Ho-Shing uses a Canon 5D Mark IV paired with […]

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Interior Real Estate Photography: 5 Tips for Better Results

Interior Real Estate Photography: 5 Tips for Better Results

If you’re into lifestyle, interior, or real estate photography, Mango Street has a few precise tips can help you get the best look for your photos: 1. Height and Perspective Shoot from the hip, rather than eye level. Shooting from eye level often creates unusual slanted lines in the frame. Most rooms have a plethora […]

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How to Setup Dramatic Overhead Studio Lighting

How to Setup Dramatic Overhead Studio Lighting

Shooting dramatic portraits in a small studio without natural light requires a bit of careful planning and ingenuity. You also need a solid understanding of how to light the shot. The problem with a small studio is that you don’t have the room to maneuver your lights into the ideal positions. Gavin Hoey demonstrates his solution: […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Foxglove on the Oregon Coast

Interesting Photo of the Day: Foxglove on the Oregon Coast

Photographer Ross Schram von Haupt is a landscape photographer based in Bellingham, WA. He loves photographing the Pacific Northwest but he also travels throughout the US and internationally whenever he gets time. This image, however, was shot closer to home at the Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor on the Oregon coast, a roughly 12 mile stretch […]

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