Critique 010 – Business Portraits, Seniors And Musicians

Critique 010 – Corporate Portraits, Seniors And Musicians Four more images. A couple of corporate portraits, a seniors image (something we don’t really have in the UK) and a musician portrait. Lots to enjoy in this episode! If you would like your images critiqued, please use the Image Critique menu option above to submit a file (or more than … …

Critique #007 – Bearskin, Daylight And Connecting With The Subject

Critique #007 – Bearskin, Daylight And Connecting With The Subject Four more of your images under the loupe, OK, well in Lightroom anyway.  Today we’re talking about four more striking images from our members: from a Scots Guard to beautiful daylit portraits with glorious connection between the subject and the photographer. If you would like yo… JOIN NOW to view …

Critique #006 – Summer Sunshine And Bathing In Milk

Critique #006 – Summer Sunshine And Bathing In Milk Four more of your images under the loupe, OK, well in Lightroom anyway.  Today we’re going to be talking about cropping, interaction, making images timeless, sensor dust spots and (and why wouldn’t we be?) bathing in milk.  As always, beautiful images to inspire and engage. If you would like y… JOIN …

Video: Striking teenager portrait compositions using urban street features

Striking teenager portrait compositions using urban street features You don’t need to go far to find great locations and beautiful light for your portraits. Join us behind-the-scenes as we take a walk around the streets near the studio to capture stunning portraits of two teenagers using just one camera, one lens and Paul’s favourite light source … JOIN NOW to …

Golden Spiral Curve In Portraits

Golden Spiral Curve In Portraits The Golden Spiral is a compositional tool that helps you create more high-impact portraits. Here’s how I used foreground foliage to create the spiral’s curves. The Golden Spiral is a compositional guideline that helps you place key elements of your scene within naturally powerful areas of the frame. In portraitu… JOIN NOW! LOGIN

Four Ways To Crop A Portrait

Four Ways To Crop A Portrait To crop, or not to crop? For all portraits other than full-length ones, you have to decide whereabouts on your subject’s body to place the edge of the frame. There are a few places where cropping is fine, and a few you should always avoid. The nice thing about working on location is that, …

Farmhouse Rule-Of-Thirds Portrait

Rule-Of-Thirds Rules For Farmhouse Portrait Sometimes the best portraits start unplanned – in this case, during a shoot break. I saw a patch of light, adjusted the scene to improve the composition and used the Rule of Thirds for a visually pleasing result. My client for this shoot commissioned me to create some portraits of their two grownup ch… You …