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How to Photograph Women, Ladies, and Girls
In this article I’ll be leading you through several steps that should help you get good photographs of women. And telling you how to assess their strong and weak sides, help them with posing, choose an angle, retouch the pictures, and more. Based on opinions I’ve gathered from models themselves, I’ve written up this overview of what women like during a shoot—and what bothers them.
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.
Portrait School I: The Secrets to Success? An Enthusiastic Model and Good Preparations.
We’re bringing you a series where we’ll teach you everything you need to know about portrait photography. This time around, we’ll be writing about how to find models for your portraits and what to take care of before the shoot.
No More Dull Backgrounds! Create Your Own Instead.
Backgrounds are a very important element for photography. You can use them to fundamentally impact a photo’s style and atmosphere. But many portrait photographers only focus on the foreground—their model. And that’s a shame! Don’t be afraid to experiment, to try to connect the model with their background, or to do the opposite and produce contrasts. You’ll see that it pays to be creative. Take inspiration from our article!
How Do You Get Started With Film Photography? Here Are the Basics.
Right now, the first generation to have had its childhood captured digitally instead of on film is coming of age. Analog photography is slowly disappearing from the public consciousness, and it’s no longer simply natural to know how to work with traditional film. Want to get started with film, but don’t know how? Let’s take a look at your possibilities.
How to Photograph Vintage Cars: Choose the Right Environment, and Don’t Forget the Details
Old cars are already gorgeous in and of themselves. They’re going to look good in photos practically no matter how you photograph them. But how do you capture things so that they really, truly stand out? It’s enough to pay attention to the details and crank-start your creativity. We’ve prepared a few tips for you on how to depict vintage cars so that they’ll shine in their true beauty.
Wedding Photographers Are Overpriced… Truth, or Old Wives’ Tale?
The photographer arrives at the wedding, enjoys a feast and good wine, occasionally presses the trigger between bites, and then charges an eye-rolling sum. We’ll bet you too have heard this stereotype in one form or another. Come join us for an overview of what all is reflected in a wedding shoot’s final price.
How to Photograph Dogs—Don’t Forget the Treats!
Each of our four-legged friends is different, but they all have one thing in common. They’re photogenic! We’ll show you tried-and-true tips and tricks for making your dog a first-class model. No matter whether you’re photographing a French bulldog or German Shepherd, you just need to stick to a few guidelines for your dog photos to look great.