Photography Tips #19: Portraits

Before I even begin, what are the main questions I am asked about portrait photography?: What makes a good portrait? What settings are best? How do I compose a portrait? What makes a good portrait? The photo captures your subject(s) in a flattering way. The subject(s) is the main part of the photo Your subject(s) LOVE the photo Lighting The background doesn’t distract from the … Continue reading Photography Tips #19: Portraits

Photography Tips #15: Basic Lighting Techniques

***This is just a basic introduction to lighting techniques and set up!*** Easily one of the most important elements of art, lighting is integral to any kind of photography. 3 point lighting The standard lighting for everything photography and film. Key The main light. If you are using 1 light then it is always the key light. Usually this is the strongest in the scene, … Continue reading Photography Tips #15: Basic Lighting Techniques