Jana Máčková

Male portraits: How to photograph men 

Photographing men can sometimes pose a bigger challenge than photographing women. Maybe it’s because men often don’t like having their picture taken. This may explain the disparity of information about men and women’s portraiture. In this article, we won’t spend time addressing how to convince a man to have his portrait taken, but rather we’ll hone in on some key points that will help you achieve better results. The tips we share are for male portraits, but many of them can be applied to women as well. 

No More Faux Pas on the Big Day! 8 Basics of Wedding Photography Etiquette  

Just starting out in wedding photography, and don’t have a clue yet on how to behave and present yourself at weddings? Or maybe you’ve been around the block in wedding photography, but you’re still unsure of yourself in certain situations? In this article we’ll advise on how to navigate some of the traps that might await you over the course of a wedding day. We’ll also give you a few tips to make your work easier if you you’re serious about photographing weddings.

Photographing Families: Learn the Basics of Group Photography

Read on to learn what you need to manage during a simple family photo session. How to handle composition, depth of field, light, and other issues that await you when photographing groups. In this article you’ll find several tips that can be used for family, group, and child photography as well as portraiture. No matter whether you’re in the studio, outdoors, or at home.

How Do You Get Great Horse Photos? Soap On, Ears Forward, and Watch That Composition!

Today we’ll be showing you how to photograph horses. From the preparations, through choosing a focal length and the right composition, on to pressing the trigger.  No matter if you’re an enthusiastic photographer who loves horses, or you’re just seeking advice because you’re about to photograph these noble animals, you’ll welcome these tips. Read our advice on how to take even better pictures of horses.

Photographing Children: 5 Things You Should Know Before You Start

Photographing children isn’t simple. Especially with restless 1 to 4 year olds, you need to armor yourself with patience and be ready and quick. Photographing children in this age range doesn’t tend to be at all easy. Many photographers just give up on these ages—they only photograph babies or older children. But don’t worry; if you follow a few basic rules, you can bring home some nice pictures from your shoot. We’ve summarized the most important ones for you.

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