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Conventional wisdom often states that the focal length of your lens affects how a subject appears, especially with respect to how a person appears in a portrait. Photographer David Bergman argues in the latest episode of Two Minute Tips for Adorama that this is wrong and that a wider focal length doesn't necessarily result in unflattering portraits. You’ve likely heard people rally ag
Here’s a photo shoot you don’t see everyday: identical quadruplets. It’s estimated that there are only around 70 sets on Earth, and photographer Cassandra Jones of Noelle Mirabella Photography recently did a photo shoot with one of them.Jones was the same photographer who was hired to shoot portraits of the siblings when they were born in 2016. One of the newborn portraits Jones
It is often said that eyes are the windows to the soul. It makes sense then that there are so many tutorials out there about how to retouch and improve the look of eyes in Photoshop. In a new video from Nathaniel Dodson of tutvid, he looks at how to make eyes look amazing in Photoshop CC 2019 using adjustment layers, healing tools, some masks and blend modes. It may seem like a lot of steps, but
Two challenges to Apple’s claim that its iPhone X can shoot studio quality portraits have been turned down by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The complainants took issue with Apple’s advertising line that the phone could deliver ‘Studio-quality portraits [...] Without the studio’ and believed consumers would misled, but after an investigation the ASA found that the statement was f
Portrait photographer and educator Irene Rudnyk has a lot of excellent photography and photo editing tutorials on her YouTube channel. In addition to her varied skillset, she has also dialed in an efficient and effective portrait-editing workflow. As part of her workflow, there are certain edits she performs to many photographs in Photoshop. In the video below, she highlights her top 10 Photoshop
MS Optics, a niche optics manufacturer that operates in the basement of Miyazaki san's Chiba, Japan home, has developed yet another custom lens for Leica M-mount cameras, the Sonnetar 73mm F1.5 FMC.Inspired by his love for Zeiss' Sonnar lenses, Miyazaki san created this medium telephoto lens with a unique aesthetic and lightweight design that's perfect for portraiture. It's handmade with five ele
When shooting portrait outdoors, it’s critical to find a nice background. What makes a background an ideal choice? Photographer David Bergman offers some tips for finding the best background in the latest episode of Two Minute Tips. Bergman states that the best backgrounds are ones which are not distracting and force your viewer’s eyes to go directly toward your portrait subject. In
At this year’s Photo Plus Expo, Sony Artisan and portrait photographer Miguel Quiles took to the Sony Stage to deliver a presentation on how to improve your portrait photography. In the video below, Quiles discusses his portrait techniques and guides us through some steps we can take to improve our own portraits. Quiles also discusses some of his favorite Sony G and G Master lenses for port
The PLI.Ē Project is a photo series that shows ballet dancers around the world wearing hand-folded paper dresses. It’s a collaboration between Montreal-based photographer Melika Dez and paper artist Pauline Loctin (AKA Miss Cloudy).Each of the costumes’ design and color combination were chosen specifically for the dancer’s body, skin tone, and the location they would be dancing
Using only natural light, Mark Wallace can capture high-contrast, grungy-looking portraits. Thanks to the newest episode of Adorama’s Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace, you can too. Fortunately, you don’t need fancy lighting equipment for this technique. All you need is open shade, a lens which can shoot with a shallow depth of field and a creative post-processing technique. I is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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