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Use Composition to Create Better Photography Portraits // Photography How-To

When it comes to photography there is more to it than just releasing the shutter. You have to learn how to use the elements around you to create a more interesting and more compelling portrait.

In this photography tutorial, I will cover how to use composition to make your fashion, beauty, and other types of photography more interesting by framing your subject in various ways.

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Westcott Pro Light Mods Hollywood Glam Portraits

On this particular photoshoot, I used the perfect photography lighting kit to create a glam Hollywood style portrait. In addition, we added some canned aerosol to the shoot to create a little more texture in the background, and I used gelled photography and lighting to add to the mood of the shot.

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Is f1.2 better than f11 for portraits?

As a portrait photographer, every choice we make has an impact on the final image. In this photography training tutorial, we show the differences between shooting at f1.2 and f8/f11 and the impact it will have on your final portraits.

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Edgy Fashion Photography Using Continuous Lights

Are you ready for some edgy fashion portraits using continuous lights from nanlite? Im using 3 of the PavoTube II 6C’s, perfect for in-studio photography and for location work out of the studio. This video is the perfect photography tutorial where you will see where I place the lights and how we use them to create more dynamic portraits.

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