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Ten Popular Portrait Photography Tutorials

Ten Popular Portrait Photography Tutorials - Here's a round-up of some of ePHOTOzine's most popular portrait photography techniques.

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Portrait photography is an extremely popular type of photography, and there are many tips and techniques surrounding it. Here's ePHOTOzine's round-up of ten of the most popular photography techniques posted on site.

1. Travel Portrait Photography Tips

When you're off on holiday, nothing captures the feel of the place you are going to more than the people who live there. Here's our guide to getting good shots of people on your travels.

travel portrait
Photo by David Clapp - www.davidclapp.co.uk

2. How to take a good self portrait

If you can't get hold of a model but really want to shoot some portraits, why not take them of yourself? Here, Barry Chignell, from Free Photo Resources, talks us through the art of taking self portraits.

self portrait

3. Documentary Portrait Photography Advice

Every photo tells a story, but documentary portraiture has the power to express even more about the person in question. Here's an extract from Expressive Photography by the Shutter Sisters on how to create great documentary portraits.

documentay photography

4. Summer Portrait Photography Tips

Here's our guide to taking top summery portraits. This one was very popular, so there's also More Summer Portrait Tips to have a look at too.

summer portrait

5. Portrait Photography Gifts

OK, Mother's Day may have passed but you can make some notes for next year or, take note of what's said in the tutorial and give a portrait as a birthday gift. Take a look at this tutorial too if you need more ideas: Tips On Shooting Portraits

mothers day

6. Creative Children Portraits On A Budget

Just because you don't have an expensive lighting set-up or a studio doesn't mean you can't shoot interesting portraits of your children. To help you out, we've put together a list of quick tips made up of low cost techniques to help the beginner out.

7. Ten Top Wedding Photography Tips

Here are 10 top tips to consider when asked to photograph your first wedding. The article is from Kapow who have created a iPhone app titled: Wedding Photographer's Starter Kit.

wedding portrait

8. Improving Portraits In Photoshop

Sometimes, there is no time to re-take an image, or you want to remove certain aspects from the photo. Here's our guide to improving your portraits using photoshop.

improve portrait photography

9. 10 Inspirational Portrait Photography Techniques

Strugging for inspiration in your portrait photography? Take a look at Brett Harkness' top ten tips.

inspiration Brett Harkness
Photo courtesy of Brett Harkness

10. Shooting Portraits From Different Angles

Portraits don't have to be forward facing, and looking straight at the model. Here's our guide to shooting portraits a little differently – by shooting them from different angles, you can get a completely different look!

quitky angle

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JackAllTog Plus
8 4.9k 58 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2012 2:16PM
Excellent review of ideas and techniques - thanks.

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