Remember all those manual photography cheat sheets that we've been sharing recently? Here's how you can apply what you've learned about aperture when shooting portraits. In a quick video tutorial by Sony Artisan Miguel Quiles for Adorama, he shows us the results of shooting with the aperture wide open and stepped down, and tells us when to pick one over the other.
Stuck in a rut with your portrait photography and conceptual projects? You might want to take a page from a photo + moving picture series by Ukrainian photographer and costume designer Polina Karpova.
Despite its analog origins, double exposure remains a popular creative technique, even for the digital photographers of today. This is now easy with all the technology available, whether you opt to do it on post or in-camera.
Portrait and fashion photography should be an all-encompassing craft, especially at this time and age when we're supposedly more open-minded and accepting of other cultures and perspectives. This means that photographers today should be able to use their expertise to create photos of darker skinned models and individuals in a way that highlights their natural beauty.
Within the realm of portrait photography are sub-genres that we turn to as keepers of our memories and milestones. Among these is newborn and milestone photography, which immortalizes the joy of birth and childhood.
Conceptual photography comes with many sub-genres, with conceptual portraits among the most popular -- and certainly one of our favorites. Today, we look at a beautiful project that should easily impress and give ideas to aspiring and practicing conceptual portraitists.
All year round we should celebrate photographers from the black community. February, however, is a great opportunity to shine some extra light on the best of the best in the scene. In line with Black History month, we have compiled a list of 10 photographers whose work gets our photographic juices flowing.
While cosplay is fascinating in itself, cosplay photography has also been a big part of the craft. In fact, it has long been a popular sub-genre of portrait photography, with a cult culture of its own among comic book, video games, and movie geeks.
I’m a visual artist, a photographer and storyteller infusing life into the stories that populate my head. constantly exploring new ways to create and always trying to implement new techniques and experiments in what I do, I have been mixing cinema with my images for a very long time now, to the point where it can be considered an essential part of my style.
The neon trend may be one of the most overused visual style or aesthetic today, but that doesn't mean it should be avoided altogether. If you can re-imagine and reinvent it to suit your own creative vision or style, then make good use of it by all means.
Shooting family portraits, either for yourself or for paid clients, is a common task for photographers to be enlisted into doing. But if you are new to family portraits, or to photography in general, maybe you are finding yourself wondering about what sort of kit you should have if you want to be doing more family portraits.
Let's face it: the film vs. digital debate isn't going away anytime soon. People will always have opinions and find something to compare between the two mediums. Preferences will always be put on the table.
If anyone in Blade Runner's dystopian Los Angeles did a fashion shoot, the photos would most likely look like these. That was the first thing that came to mind when I first saw Neon Night, one of Elizaveta Porodina's many recent sets.
One of the powers of photography is to tell the compelling stories of people from across the globe. For her brave photography project, Cologne-based Jennifer Dallmann will be travelling to Colombia to tell the stories of mothers whose children were adopted and whisked away to other countries.
I Found 18 Beauty Gadgets On Ebay That Promise To Make You Beautiful Without Plastic Surgery And Bought Them All
The project "Beauty Warriors" is a collection of photographs featuring strange looking beauty gadgets. I found them on Ebay, most of the gadgets are made in China. These products promise instant cure without surgical intervention.
When external flash units cost up to $900 it's no wonder why people come up with incredible DIY solutions. Russian photographer duo "Koldunov Brothers" have just demonstrated how a simple balloon can greatly improve your photos.