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Pro Tip: How to Add Character to Your Location Portraits

So, you've found a nice location that gives you some pretty interesting backdrops for your next portrait shoot. However, it's often only one part of the picture, so to speak. In this quick tutorial for Adorama, Gavin Hoey gives us some tips and ideas on how to use props, wardrobe and styling, lighting, and a little bit of post-processing to add character to our location portraits. thephoblographer.com

2019-7-28 07:00

Researchers Developed an AI that Can Relight Portraits After the Fact

A group of researchers and engineers from UC San Diego and Google have trained a neural network to “relight” portraits after the fact “according to any provided environment map.” In other words: their system can take any photo and adjust the lighting at willincluding the direction, temperature, and quality of the light. The technology was […] petapixel.com

2019-7-16 22:35

7 Powerful, Rechargeable Monolights Perfect For On Location Portraits

Are you tired of not being able to hold portrait sessions once the light of the day disappears? Do you dread having to shoot on days when the blistering sun is high overhead creating harsh, hard shadows? Do you wish you could take your studio lights with you? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this round up is for you. thephoblographer.com

2019-6-5 01:00

An Introduction to Shooting Portraits in Natural Light

Photographing portraits using natural light as the sole light source have become such a rage lately that some photographers have branded themselves as "Natural Light Only Photographers." While you can certainly create some stunning images with the proper use of only natural light, understanding how light behaves and being able to harness light in all of its forms, natural or otherwise, will help shape you into a better, more complete photographer. thephoblographer.com

2019-3-31 13:00

Sample Images: Portraits Shot with the Panasonic 50mm f1.4 Lumix S Pro

The Panasonic 50mm f1. 4 Lumix S Pro lens is the company's first really high end prime lens offering for the L mount system; and we recently put it through a quick test for portrait shooting. Photographers who are interested in shooting portraits with a shorter focal length like a 50mm lens will be pleasantly surprised at the fact that Panasonic really put a lot of engineering into this lens. thephoblographer.com

2019-3-6 08:00

How to Edit Underexposed Natural Light Portraits on Lightroom and Photoshop

Whether you're shooting more natural light portraits by choice or because of equipment constraints, it's worth learning how to edit your photos from a variety of shooting conditions. Today, we've got a workflow video tutorial for you in case you often underexpose your photos to get more detail out of the scene or background. thephoblographer.com

2019-2-25 02:00