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Skip the studio and shoot like a pro with our favorite lenses for portraits

Top rated portrait lenses for each platform.

Looking for the best lenses for portrait photography for your mirrorless or DSLR camera? Here are a few of our favorites.

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Here are the pros and cons of using LED panels for portraits – DIY Photography

Get the hard film look using LEDs in place of strobes. Also, learn some pros and cons with using the different types of lights.

Other than using continuous lighting for video, some photographers choose to use it for shooting still as well. Jay P. Morgan relies on LED panels for portrait photography from time to time, and in his latest video, he discusses the pros and cons of this approach. There are definitely certain advantages of using LED panels […]

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How to create strong dynamic portraits using only one light and a beauty dish – DIY Photography

What is a beauty dish for anyway?

The whole “one light” thing always seems to be a popular topic. And it’s not really surprising. Every day new people are getting into flash. Buying just a single light and learning to master it is the usual recommendation. And it’s a great way to start. The next logical step before buying more lights is […]

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How to Shoot Cosplay Portraits at Comic Con with Just One Light

One light portraits for crowded venues.Back in December my brother asked me if I would be interested in going to Comic Con in Indianapolis, IN, and I immediately said “absolutely!” He was excite

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Six Ways to Capture Character in Portraits

Take better portraits by capturing your subject’s character.If you want to take your portraits to the next level – follow these tips for capturing more character in your people photos.

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Capturing Gorgeous Portraits in the Snow with the Sony a6500

Spectacular snow portraits captured with a Sony A6500.

Tag along with photographer Manuel ‘Manny’ Ortiz on a recent trip to a snowy park with his favorite portrait subject (his wife), favorite portrait lens (th

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3 Video Tutorials – Portrait Retouching Tips Using Lightroom

Improve your portraits using Lightroom retouching techniques.

Many of our readers use Photoshop to edits portraits, but what if all you have is Lightroom? Or you don’t know Photoshop as well? You can certainly do most of your portrait retouching using Lightroom. Here are some video tutorials that walk you through a complete edit of one portrait from start to finish, using […]

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How to find a person’s “good side” and why you probably got yours wrong – DIY Photography

Do you seek out the more flattering side of your subject when taking a portrait?

The idea that a person’s face has a “good side” is not an unfamiliar concept. Many of us consistently favour one side of our face when we see a camera pointed at us. We are presenting what we believe is our “good side”. But, have we got even our own face wrong? In this video, […]

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Seriously simple portrait lighting for beauty shots – DIY Photography

Portraits don’t get much more simple than this.

Lighting a portrait can be as simple or intricate as you want it to be. More often than not though, the concept of ‘less is more’ rings true. To show off just how much can be done with only a small bit of gear, photographer Wayne Johns has shared a helpful tutorial on behalf of […]

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Use This ‘Hold Your Sub’ Trick for Slimmer Portraits

Very cool trick to slim down headshots and portraits.

New York portrait photographer Peter Hurley is back again with yet another pro portrait trick he uses for shooting better headshots of people. This one is

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