Photography Tips: How to Nail the Perfect Portrait
Indoors or out, if the available light is not cutting it you may need to add some of your own. You can do this by using flash photography or reflecting the available light onto your subject. When photographing the soft contours of the human face, you’ll usually want to opt for a nice, soft light source. And when adding your own light source, you want to try to move that light off-axis with your camera. Diffused light is soft light, and there are tools photographers can use to diffuse
How To Shoot Dreamy Backlit Portraits With Natural Light
How To Shoot Dreamy Backlit Portraits With Natural Light Avoid open sky behind your subject. Open sky is great behind YOU, but not so great behind your subject. If you are properly exposing for your subject’s skin tones, that sky will blow out and be nothing but one big, ugly, distracting white blob in your photo that will steal attention from your subject.
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