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If you look at a lot of portraits, a common theme is that many images are captured at or near a typical eye height. This makes sense given how people move around the world and capture images. However, by mixing up your shooting height, you can dramatically change the overall look and feel of your images and capture portraits that stand out from the crowd. In the newest episode of Take and Make
ulric collette's photoseries explores the genetic similarities between family members. The post digitally stitched ‘genetic portraits’ show striking resemblance of family side-by-side appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The diverse culture of Myanmar is part of the country’s unique identity. I was honored to visit different tribes that amazed me by the variety of their traditions, beliefs, and practices. What I witnessed in Myanmar exceeded my expectations even though I had done my research before I traveled.In the central region, I visited the Kayan tribe, whose women wear heavy ring coiled necklaces around the
If you have a fast and expensive lens, it may feel like a waste to shoot portraits stopped down to f/8, f/11, or f/16. But in this 20-minute video, photographer Miguel Quiles explains why he often opts to shoot stopped down instead of wide open for increased depth of field and finer details and textures.After introducing the basic concepts of aperture and depth of field, Quiles shoots some exampl
Photographer and YouTuber Mathieu Stern is no stranger to finding and adapting unusual lenses, but his latest find might just be the best projector lens he's ever come across.The Isco MC 65mm F2 lens, which can be found for around $100 on eBay, is an old projector lens that was used for 35m cinema projectors. As with most previous projector lenses Stern has adapted, there was no official way to a
Bhutan is a small landlocked country in the Eastern Himalayas of South Asia located between Tibet and India. Photographer Andrew Studer of Portland, Oregon, traveled to the country in 2017 and 2018 and spent weeks shooting photos of the places and people he encountered. His project is titled, “Faces of Bhutan.”Studer says he originally expected to focus on the mountains and temples of
Photographer Miguel Quiles made this 7-minute video tutorial on a trick you can use to shoot eye-catching portraits. It’s all about paying attention to and manipulating the catchlights in your subject’s eyes.“As is often said, the eyes are the windows to the soul, so use this idea to take the best portraits you possibly can,” Quiles says.In the video, Quiles shows how focu
When creating high-key portraits, it is difficult to retain the trademark bright look of a high-key portrait without having your image become somewhat flat. In the video below, photographer Mark Wallace showcases his high-key lighting setup, which includes four lights. By utilizing kicker lights, you can add a pop to your high-key portraits. First, you must set up your main light, which should
Portrait photos are often disliked by the subject themselves. From the early formative years of grade school on into the advanced years of adulthood, the feeling of dislike of your own picture is universal. Yet it is not for vanity sake, nor is it to spare the shock of another from seeing self-assumed horrors. Assuming you are neither a narcissist nor a person with flawless perfection, you may si
When creating a final black and white portrait, it is best to know you are going to end up with a monochrome image at the time of capture. This is because there are ways you can light your image which will make a stronger black and white image which may not have a similar impact on a color image. As Daniel Norton points out in the latest episode of his video series, OnSet, photographers often e


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