The Golden Hour, Flowers, and Swimming: Learn What and How to Photograph in Summer Other Photography Topics 1

The Golden Hour, Flowers, and Swimming: Learn What and How to Photograph in Summer 

Every season has a different photographic potential and is ruled by different forces. Autumn has gorgeous colors, winter brings snow, in springtime everything’s blooming, and summer has its strong golden hour. Every year brings opportunities that only last for a few weeks, but when you use them well, you can get great photos—so you have something to look forward to year-round. Let’s explore the what’s, the how’s, and the potential of summer photography.

Photographer/Model Cooperation: What Should You Keep in Mind to Keep It Working? Portraits 2

Photographer/Model Cooperation: What Should You Keep in Mind to Keep It Working?

A friendly relationship between the photographer and the model is absolutely fundamental for the entire process of portraiture. It should definitely include mutual respect and understanding. A photographer should respect certain requests from their model, and meanwhile the model should know how to respect the work of the photographer. There are a few basic principles that apply for both models and photographers, and we’ll look at them in this article.

Editing Springtime Portraits II: Doing Advanced Retouching in the Editor Advanced Edits 2

Editing Springtime Portraits II: Doing Advanced Retouching in the Editor

Last time around, we looked at developing a springtime portrait; this time we’ll look at more advanced edits in the Editor module. It provides lots of great tools that will help you bring a portrait to perfection. Zdeňka Vrátná will be showing you the steps she has taken when editing a colorful springtime portrait. In this article you’ll find inspiration, practical advice, and also a guide to using the individual retouching tools. 

Spring Portrait Editing I: The Develop Module Basic Edits 1

Spring Portrait Editing I: The Develop Module

In this article, we’ll be taking a look at how to edit a colorful springtime portrait. We’ll walk you through all the steps of the process in the Develop module. We’ll mainly be looking at fine-tuning colors, work with skin tones, the Radial Filter (R), and mild exposure adjustments. We’ll also be giving you a few tips in the introduction on how to take a nice spring portrait. But if you’re not in the mood to take one, you can just download our RAW file and try out the whole editing process right away!