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39 Top Portrait Photography Tutorials

Perfect your portrait photography skills with these 39 top techniques.

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It doesn't matter if you're planning an indoor our outdoor shoot, will be working with a professional model or your children, we have to tutorials that cover all aspects of portrait photography. 


Urban Portrait Shoot Photography Tips

Learn how to capture urban-inspired portraits that can even be given a festive twist at this time of year.


Tips On Using Fill-In Flash For Portraits

Fill-in flash can give images that extra bit of 'pop' they need as we explain in this article.



Natural Light Portrait Tips For Beginners

Make the most of natural light and shoot some portraits without flash.



Winter Portrait Photography Tips

Wrap up warm and shoot some winter portraits.


Photographing Low Light Portraits

A few tips on shooting low light portraits.



Tips On Shooting Great Group Shots

Here are a few tips to help you perfect your family group photography technique.


Creative Children Portraits On A Budget

We show you how you can still shoot interesting photos of children without spending much money.


Fun Portrait Photography Tips

Why just take one shot from a portrait session when you can create a series?


On Location Portrait Shoots

Enjoy the fresh air and photograph some people outdoors.


Photographing People In Markets

Markets are a great location for photography, especially for shots of people.


Shoot Better Environmental Portraits With These Tips

Environmental portrait photography can be difficult to master, but once you do master it, the results can be amazing.


Top Tips On Shooting Stunning Summer Silhouettes

We'll show you how easy it is to shoot some creative, sunset silhouettes at the beach.



12 Essential Tips For Capturing Images At The Edinburgh Fringe 2014

It's festival time in Edinburgh and here are a few photo tips for those venturing to the city this August.



How To Create Catchlights In Your Portrait Shots

A quick introduction on creating catchlights in eyes.


Improve Your Close-Up Portraits With Our 6 Tips

Get in close and focus your attention on faces.


How To Shoot Portraits At Living Museums

We have a few tips to help you take better portraits at living museums.



8 Tips To Help Improve Your Holiday Portraits

So, how can you take a good portrait, during the day that doesn't have deep shadows or kids pulling odd faces? Find out here.



Basic Tips On Using Reflectors

Find out why reflectors are a handy tool to have around when shooting portraits.


Portrait Photography Tips For Shoots Outside

An outdoor shoot means you can enjoy the fresh air and take some fantastic shots at the same time.


Quick Family Photography Tips

Say goodbye to forced grins and say hello to the fun and laughter found on an outdoor shoot.


Indoor Portraits With Window Light

Make the most of the free light around you and shoot some portraits with it.


Model Shoot Advice

The big day has arrived. Your model is due any minute and you are all ready to shoot - or are you?


Tips For Powerful Black And White Portraiture

Peter Finnie shares his top tips for great black and white portraiture.

Image © Peter Finnie


Photography At WWII Re-Enactments

Visit a re-enactment such as the weekend at Ramsey and you'll be taking photos all day.


Shooting Summer Portraits

Advice on how to shoot good summer portraits.


Make Your Bride Feel Like A Model

Annabel Williams shows us how to turn images of brides into model style shots. 

Photo by Annabel Williams


How To Capture Smiling Close Ups Of Children

We talk to Annabel Williams about capturing smiling shots of children without forcing cheesy grins.

Photo by Annabel Williams


How To Have A Successful Photo Shoot

Portrait and family photographer Lisa Gill shares her top tips on having a successful photo shoot.

Photo by Lisa Gill


Fixing Red Eye In Portraits

If you find red eye to be a problem in your holiday portraits here's how you can fix it.


Wide Angle Portraits

You don't always have to reach for the long lens when it comes to portraits.


Beginner Summer Outdoor Portrait Tips

Want to shoot some portraits outside? Take a look at these tips first.


Shooting Candids

Get out on the street and shoot some candids with these tips.


Photographing Family Or Groups Of Friends

John Gravett of Lakeland Photographic Holidays shows us how to improve our shots of family groups.


Portrait Tips For Beginners

Here's a few tips to help those new to portraits.


5 Tips On Photographing Families

Learn how to improve your family photos with these five tips from Annabel Williams.

Photo by Annabel Williams 


5 Tips For Someone New To Portrait Photography

Annabel Williams tells us what 5 things she'd say straight away to someone who's new to portrait photography


Beginner's Guide On Photographing Children

Mike Browne is sharing his tips on photographing children.

Photo by Mike Browne


Top 10 Portrait Photography Tips

Professional portrait photographer Rossella Vanon shares her top tips for taking better portraits.

Photo © Rossella Vanon.


10 More Portrait Photography Tips

Professional photographer Brett Harkness shares his ten top portrait photography tips with you.

Photo by Brett Harkness.


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