Portrait Photography 3: Helping People Look Great

The next, and perhaps most important, step in getting a good photograph is to actually work with your subject to get the person to look as good as possible. Your actions can make a huge difference in how your subject ends up looking in the photograph, so as a photographer, you want to be as ready and aware as possible.

Tips for helping people look great

Using shadows to improve a portrait

Positioning your subject

The impact of camera height and lens angle

Directing people for portraits

Keeping the shoot moving

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