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 …

Topshade and Framing in a Doorway

Topshade and Framing in a Doorway The door in the background of this portrait provides a sense of scale, while the boy’s pose calls to mind a much older age group, creating a humorous contrast. Here’s how it came together. Finding topshade Finn is such a charming little chap – he did everything I asked of him and he had …

Foundations: Cropping

Cropping A crop is the removal of unwanted elements from the frame in order to improve the composition or to increase the focus on other elements. For example, a close-up shot involves a conscious decision to exclude the rest of the subject’s body, in order to focus on their eyes, for example. Conversely, you may want to show the full …

Family In A Frame Within A Frame

Family In A Frame Within A Frame Frames within the edges of your image are a powerful way to strengthen your composition. Go one step further by stacking multiple frames-within-a-frame, as in this portrait of Mimi and Milos. Concepts Covered In This Article Framing Pregnancy Shots Composition Mimi and Milos came to the studio ha… You are unauthorized to view …