» Home » Portraits » Page 1
How to Take Better Portraits
Category : Electronics
Portraits are often the most treasured photos people take with their camera, yet they often look like informal snapshots and may fail to meet print quality standards. Though superior portrait photography involves both a large measure of skill and art, with these tips you can learn how to take better portraits.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Things You'll Need
Digital camera with SLR-like fea

View Replies


How to Take Portraits in the Sun
Category : Hobbies, Games & Toys
Shooting portraits outdoors on a sunny day is never easy for any photographer, whether you are a professional or a novice. The sun can cast shadows all over your subject. In addition, the sun is always moving, so you have to constantly adjust to deal with it. There are tools and tricks of the trade, however, that will help you make your outdoor portrait sessions a success, no matter how bright the

View Replies

TAGS : Take Portraits

DIY Portraits
Category : Arts & Entertainment
If you are an acting student needing a professional portrait photograph taken quickly, or you have a family reunion fast approaching and you want to have a family portrait done for memories' sake but your funds won't stretch that far -- don't fret because with your own digital camera and an existing light source you can do it yourself.Difficulty:EasyInstructions Things You'll Need
Digital ca

View Replies

TAGS : Portraits

How to Do Portraits in GIMP
Category : Computers
Many people enjoy taking photos and displaying them for their friends and relatives. Photo portraits are a particular favorite. You may decide after taking a photo of someone that you would like to give it the appearance of a real painted portrait. Traditionally, this has required the help of a professional with expensive software. However, if you have the free graphics program GIMP, you can conve

View Replies

TAGS : Portraits GIMP

How to Edit Portraits
Category : Computers
Editing portraits that you have taken with your camera allows you to remove imperfections from the picture or to add elements to it. Even though most modern digital cameras produce high-quality pictures, amateur and even professional photographers can sometimes make slight mistakes when taking a picture which requires them to edit the picture in a graphics editor. The Windows operating system come

View Replies

TAGS : Edit Portraits

How to Get Sharp Portraits
Category : Hobbies, Games & Toys
While reviewing your image files from a previous photo shoot, you notice that your model's eyes look a little blurry in most of the shots. A blurred portrait may be the result of several different factors: a slow shutter speed, camera shake, model movement or too wide an aperture (lens opening). Before scheduling a re-shoot, you should acquaint yourself with the settings and handling techniques th

View Replies

TAGS : Sharp Portraits

How to Take Sharp Portraits
Category : Arts & Entertainment
Sometimes a lack of focus is artistic; other times it is just poor technique. If your portraits are consistently blurry or suffer from too shallow of a depth of field, you are probably discarding more photos than you are keeping. You can increase your return on your time by practicing some simple techniques that will give you more consistently sharp photos and a greater satisfaction from your craf

View Replies


How to Use a Reflector for Portraits
Category : Arts & Entertainment
Naturally lit portraits have a very soft and personable feel. However, sometimes when taking portraits, natural lighting isn't enough. Using reflectors to supplement the lighting is an excellent and easy-to-do technique. Reflectors can also help the photographer to highlight or detract from specific parts of the subject’s face. Reflectors can be purchased or handmade. There are multiple diff

View Replies


The Best Baby Portraits
Category : Hobbies, Games & Toys
Baby portraits can be important and treasured memories, so you should try to capture the very best baby pictures possible each and every time whether you're a professional or amateur. Getting the best baby photos simply requires being prepared and understanding a few key photography elements. Take all the baby pictures you can today because you can't ever get those precious moments back. Simple

View Replies


Types of Self-Portraits
Category : Arts & Entertainment
Self-portraits go back to antiquity when the pharaohs had large sculptures made of themselves and their families out of stone. The artist could always resort to using his own body or face as the least expensive model. All they needed was a mirror and they could paint, sketch or chisel as many techniques as they desired. Creating self portraits helps to improve the artist's skills in whatever mediu

View Replies


Next
2012 / 2017 Copyrights BigHow , All Rights Reserved .