June 4, 2021
The eyes have it - we find out which camera maker offers the finest eye-detection autofocus so you can be sure of sharper people and animal portraits
Tips and techniques on portrait photography, including how to shoot great portrait photographs, best kit for portrait photography, how to light portraits, and everything else you might need to know about shooting great portrait images.
Whatever is going on with the pandemic, we can still take great images of the family. Four top portrait photographers share some tips and insights you can use today
There’s more to fashion photography than glamorous models and expensive clothes. Rossella Vanon explains what goes on behind the scenes
Basically, yes, James Patterson shows how to take stunning flash-lit studio photos with simple gear and learn the fundamentals of off-camera flash
James Paterson explains how LEDs can work in harmony with natural light for beautiful portraits
Rules are made to be broken. Our experts suggest shooting as wide as possible, blowing highlights and experimenting with mixed lighting
Discuss what it is your subjects want and start with tried-and-tested poses before advancing to more ambitious ideas. James Paterson gives his tips on shooting family portraits
With modern LED lighting it's easier than ever to create classic lighting set-ups for portraiture. Check out our behind-the-scenes video with portrait pro James Paterson, to see how it's done
Entice yourself to shoot portraits by experimenting with different materials, sculpting your portraits, adding flare and more, using our experts’ top tips
It's always a good time for candid images of young family members that you will treasure all year round. Amy Drucker shares her insights and tips on shooting family portraits
Photographer Phil Sharp explains how shallow depth of field can add an extra dimension to your portrait photography. He talks to Oliver Atwell
Through his photography, Terence Donovan captured the 1960s’ spirit like nobody else, photo historian Robin Muir tells David Clark
Mixing up models dressed as superheroes with classical painting techniques and then photographing the results seems a mad idea, but Sacha Goldberger pulled it off. Tom Smallwood finds out how he did it
Street photographer Dougie Wallace, otherwise known as ‘Glasweegee’, talks to Jade Severs about his project documenting the world of Premier Padmini taxis in Mumbai, India, using flash
Michael Freeman looks at how spring light can affect portrait photography, both candid and posed
Phil Hall covers some of the basics, while two very different photographers share their tips for natural light photography
We speak to multi award-winning photographer Edmond Terakopian, about his new exhibition Opera by the River, a photographic essay documenting the creative process of putting on an opera.
Recreate the golden age with our Hollywood lighting guide. Lighting expert Damien Lovegrove explains how.
The high contrast lighting of the midday summer sun can terrible for many subjects. However, street photography can look fantastic when photographers play with these areas of dark and light. See our top tips for high contrast street photography.