DIFFERENT TYPES OF PORTRAITS AND TIPS FOR IDEAL RESULTS Capturing Perfect Portraits FAMILY PORTRAITS Family portraits may involve a young family and parents, or a shot of multiple families all within one. ENSURE THE RIGHT POSE, LIGHTING AND CLOTHING Coordination of clothing is essential for family members for a portrait. Neutral or cool colors are […]
When you take a portrait, what do you want it to be? You want it to capture the personality of the subject, the essence of the surroundings and tell the entire story, all in one shot. Just as in the photograph above, the beauty, grace and passion of the ballerina is captured, with perfect lighting and a soft glowy effect, which gives the shot a fragile effect. This is what is called the perfect portrait photograph. A good portrait needs to have the following characteristics,
A great portrait needs to display the artistic prowess of a photographer. Communicate what you observe as an artist, and translate it into your portraits. Some expert photographers go for a relaxed natural look, while others tell their story through the display of elegance and softness.
Capturing the expression of the subject and directing the right pose are keys to getting a great portrait. Your portrait needs to be the best interpretation of your subject, and something more.
When you liven up the shot, it transcends time, and viewers are able to relate to it on an emotional level. It is your job as a photographer, to make sure to bring out the best in your subject for the portrait. Only then will your portrait be something more than a mere photograph by an amateur.
The perfect portrait tells the story. Period. Capturing the portrait of the subject in such a way that the pose, expression and the surrounding all convey the essence of their personality is what portrait photography is all about.
Perfect portraits make fond memories and live forever. The portraits include the history, environment and the personality of the subject, and capture and enclose it into a time capsule to be viewed and enjoyed time and again.
HOW TO AVOID ANY DISTORTION To capture the perfect portrait, it is essential to avoid any distortion. Here are tips on how to do that, ADJUSTING THE HEIGHT OF THE CAMERA · For a head and shoulders portrait, place the camera at the height of the tip of the subject’s nose. · For a three […]
Portraits Connect with the Subject Make an effort and connect with your subject. The more comfortable they feel, the better the portrait is likely to come out. That could mean familiarizing yourself with what the subject is passionate about and then using it as a conversation starter. Another way to help them relax is by […]