No matter what type of photography you like, at one point or another, you’ll find yourself shooting a portrait. I know landscape photographers who swore they would never shoot a portrait in their career, and one week later they were shooting a portrait.
If you own a camera, then you are likely asked to do portraits from time to time, regardless of if you do them professionally. You may have a successful portrait photography business, or maybe you just have a passion for them as a hobby; whatever your purpose for shooting portraits is, the fact is that you are going to need a solid bag to carry your kit around in.
If you need some ideas for your next portrait photography project, our featured set today may be an unexpected source of inspiration for you. Fahad Khokhar teamed up with James McAteer to conceptualize and shoot a fun set using a Fuji Natura Black, on top of other cameras.
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.
Special Bond Between Mothers And Their Children That I’ve Been Documenting For 10 Years During My Travels
I’m a freelance photographer, and for over ten years I have been traveling around the world with my camera. To celebrate MOTHER'S DAY, here is a collection of pictures that shine the spotlight on mothers and their love, all around the globe.
The most stunning creative projects, whether commercial or personal, are often made out of partnerships or collaborations between artists and bright minds. Case in point is today's featured collection of clever portraits by London-based advertising photographer Joseph Ford.
Whether you're not yet well-versed in studio lighting setup or simply prefer shooting in natural light, here's an easy tutorial that will help you get stunning results. Just look for a location with open shade lighting and you're halfway there! Mark Wallace demonstrates how you can work with this simple but clean lighting for your next natural light portrait sessions.
Need some inspiration for portrait photography or visual storytelling? If we were to sum up what makes the duo behind Kremson Johnson Photography worth following, it's their knack for creating characters with unique stories to tell.
With fantasy and futuristic elements among this year's predicted creative trends, we have a lot of possibilities to look forward to in the photography world. New York-based Alexander Berdin-Lazursky is one of the photographers to watch out for if you're interested in these trends, or simply want to see extraordinary concepts in fashion photography.
My name is Jack Ronnel and I specialize in black and white fine art and documentary-style portrait photography. I work with film as well as digital. I love reportage photography and portraits. With documentary style portraits, without my intervention in any way, as opposed to directed photography, I am able to get the real human interaction, emotion and spontaneity, creating an involvement that the viewer can experience.
If you're a photographer, I'm sure you remember the day you first got your new camera. And if you're anything like me, in the beginning the camera seemed to control you more than you knew how to control it.
So, as we recently did with most of the camera systems that we cover regularly, we are going to continue putting together these series of ultimate guides based on the various tutorials and lists, and guides that we produced on various topics throughout the last year.
Creative projects that blur the boundaries between digital art and photography may be pretty common albeit somewhat controversial these days. But once in a while, we come across bodies of work that are simply surprising and amazing, it doesn't matter how they were made.
We hear the phrase "art imitates life" every now and then, but I think that sometimes we see "imitations" that make us wish life can be just as artful in the real world. I was recently reminded of this as I browsed through the beautiful set by Bratislava-based photographer and art director Evelyn Bencicova.
50mm lenses are among the most popular out there, in large part because of their relative ease of use in virtually any situation or niche of photography, but also thanks to their affordability compared to other lenses that photographers may be considering.
My name is Joseph and I’m a photographer here in Los Angeles, but I work consistently between Los Angeles and New York. I’m a fan of The Phoblographer and I’ve been a subscriber for years. I typically read The Phoblographer on my iPad/iPhone everyday but recently read on the website on my MacBook and saw that this publication offers the possibility to be featured on the website, and I got inspired to reach out to see if this could be a possibility for me!
I'm Bruno Fujii from Brazil trying to develop a cohesive body of work that relates directly to my personality and beliefs. I started learning photography 3 years ago while in a full time job.
Right up there with buying a 50mm lens and the rule of thirds, probably one of the most thrown around recommendations in photography is photographing your subjects during golden hour. It is one of the most common times of day to see photographers out looking for images but it also comes with some interesting challenges that newer photographers may struggle with.
We had special guest Chris Gampat, The Phoblographer, on our live show this week reviewing your portraits! It was a lot of fun, he was a great addition to the team. First we find out that he’s an expert in all things film photography, eateries in New York, and camera bags. Also that Chris’ parents […]
Canon is still the top dog in the photography industry, and that means that a lot of you may be thinking about building out a solid portrait kit with your Canon camera. The good news is that since the system is so popular doing this on a budget is very doable without breaking the bank.
Two years ago I set out to capture photos of my neighbor's kids growing up in my small community. After completing the initial set and posting it to Bored Panda in April of 2017 it immediately went viral and impacted the lives of many folks around the world.
As I'm going through submissions for the upcoming Analog photography zine by the Phoblographer, I'm pooling through well over 400 emails. Some of them are positively fantastic, and some others aren't quite zine quality but they're still very good.
Maria Svarbova Created Visually Stunning Conceptual Portraits By Removing Water From A Swimming Pool
To create visually interesting photographs, several subjects can be combined to form interactions between different elements within a frame. Maria Svarbova chose to do the opposite by removing a crucial, usual element out of a common location, which is a pool without water.
Everyone loves dogs--the heartwarming creatures have been proven to lower stress in humans. In our years of interviewing various dog photographers, it's usually tough to find the absolute star amongst the loads and loads of them out there; and Nicholas Lindsey really stands out from the rest.
Sometimes it is just incredibly interesting to watch other photographers work, to see them process a scene, the light, and the subject in order to create an image unique to their own personal artistic vision.
Photographer Clint Davis recently did a photo shoot with top-tier 2016 IndyCar racing drivers and their cars. He also created a series of behind-the-scenes animated GIFs showing how the composites were created.
Lots of photographers that don't like to or know how to work with a flash often go for natural light when it comes to portraiture. The most common method of shooting involves using an area with lots of shadows or overcast.
In June 2015, I started a personal ongoing series of photographic essays casing lives of real people throughout several cities of the West coast of the United States. People like you and me, who had plans and dreams, but for whatever reason ended up in the streets or shelters.