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Tag:Portraits

A Beginner’s Guide To Street Photography and Portraits of Strangers

[ad_1] A Beginner’s Guide To Street Photography and Portraits of Strangers Street photography — particularly street portraiture — is such an engaging and appealing genre to view, but taking the images is somewhat harder for a number of reasons. Here is a beginner’s guide for those photographers interested in hitting the streets with their camera. Not long after I’d bought my first camera I joined a reasonably early iteration of Flickr. While I did occasionally upload my underwhelming images, I […]

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How to Shoot Portraits With a Clean, White Background

[ad_1] How to Shoot Portraits With a Clean, White Background By far, one of the most common types of portraits you will be asked to shoot are those with a clean, white background. It is a simple, elegant, and versatile look that will never go out of style. If you struggle with artificial lighting, this excellent video tutorial will show you how you can easily shoot high-quality portraits with clean, white backgrounds. Coming to you from Daniel Norton with Adorama […]

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Want to Know How to Start Creating Beautiful Dog Portraits? Check Out This Video

[ad_1] Want to Know How to Start Creating Beautiful Dog Portraits? Check Out This Video You may be a proud owner of a dog yourself or you may want to break into professional dog photography, which is where this video will come in handy if you want to start creating stunning portraits of our canine friends. As a pet owner myself, I know it’s not as simple as having a simply adorable pet in front of my camera to actually […]

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Confront Your Fear: How to Shoot Portraits of Strangers on the Street

[ad_1] Confront Your Fear: How to Shoot Portraits of Strangers on the Street Approaching people on the street for photographs can seem incredibly uncomfortable, but as this short video proves, overcoming that fear and creating portraits of complete strangers can be incredibly satisfying and make for some fantastic images. Personally, I find the prospect of wandering the streets approaching people at random a little intimidating, but these tips from photographers Jamie Windsor and Pablo Strong show how deploying a few simple […]

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Don’t Let Bad Lighting Ruin Your Portraits

[ad_1] Don’t Let Bad Lighting Ruin Your Portraits Even with the most elegant composition and innovative creative ideas, a photo will fail if it does not employ good lighting. If that is something you struggle with, this fantastic video will show you six different lighting techniques that will improve your images. Coming to you from Signature Edits, this great video discusses six different lighting techniques to improve your photos. When it comes to landscape lighting, I think it is generally important […]

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“365 Parisiens” Documents Strangers on the Streets of Paris in Stunning Black and White Portraits

[ad_1] “365 Parisiens” Documents Strangers on the Streets of Paris in Stunning Black and White Portraits Photographer and art director Constantin Mashinskiy captures stunning black and white portraits of people encountered on the streets of Paris for his ongoing series “365 Parisiens.” Reminiscent of the work of classic street photographers like Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa, the series is a yearlong project consisting of, at its finish, 365 portraits of strangers in The City of Light. While Mashinskiy draws from classic […]

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Behind The Scenes As Tyler Stableford Captures Incredible Portraits Of “The Farmers”

[ad_1] Behind The Scenes As Tyler Stableford Captures Incredible Portraits Of “The Farmers” All this week at the Photoville NYC festival, Tyler Stableford is hosting a gallery exhibition featuring his work from “The Farmers” project. This Saturday there is a reception which is free and open to the public if you’d like to check out some of the amazing prints from Tyler’s latest passion project. This behind the scenes video gives you a look at the photography as well as […]

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Shooting Portraits Through a Broken Filter

[ad_1] Shooting Portraits Through a Broken Filter If you managed to break your filter, perhaps give it one last outing before you throw it away; you never know what might be possible. Shooting through broken filters isn’t really new, but this is perhaps one of the best examples of the effects it can create. Pierre Lambert takes to the city, at night (which is a great start in my book) and sticks a broken filter on the front of his […]

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How to Approach Strangers on the Street for Portraits

[ad_1] How to Approach Strangers on the Street for Portraits Mustering the courage to shoot posed portraits of strangers on the streets is a challenge. This excellent video from respected street photographer, Frederik Trovatten, gives you some great tips on how to approach people and ask them to pose for a picture. If you’re like me, the thought of randomly walking up to a complete stranger on the street and asking them for a photograph is intimidating. Given that I have […]

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50 Photographers Across 50 States Capture Portraits for Merrell’s One Trail Campaign

[ad_1] 50 Photographers Across 50 States Capture Portraits for Merrell’s One Trail Campaign Merrell, an outdoor footwear brand, wanted a photography concept that would celebrate diversity on trails, but in a way that felt genuine and reflected reality. While outdoor brands usually look towards more of a traditional commercial photography approach, Tim Kemple had something else in mind to achieve their goals. On September 1, 2018, 50 photographers set out on a trail in their respective states. Their collective goal was simple: […]

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