Portrait Photography

0 Views ·Posted 09/15/2023
Join Maria Perez and Matt Zefi at Sony Kando in Snowbird, Utah, for some friendly competition to see who can get the best results from the Sony a7C II and the a7CR. Learn the main differences between the cameras and see which best fits your needs. 0:00 - Introduction 0:32 - Key Specs 1:20 - Bird Photography 3:06 - Stabilization Test 3:55 - Photographing Portraits 4:38 - Photographing the Sunset and Moon 5:51 - Final Thoughts Which of
0 Views ·Posted 08/31/2023
Sony Artisan of Imagery Chris Orwig is back at the Event Space to discuss his posing techniques. You'll learn skills to help you pose your subject confidently in a natural and authentic way.  00:00 - Introduction 4:37 - Authentic Posing 7:04 - Understanding Posing 9:48 - Good or Bad Posing? 26:23 - Story and Intent in Posing 29:17 - Posing Principles 47:55 - Eye-to-Eye 51:05 - Recap 52:23 - Final Thoughts 1:02:59 - Q&A Do you have any tips on posing subjects to share? Let us know in the Comments section, below. Sponsored by
0 Plays ·Posted 09/07/2023
Rodney Smith was a photographic visionary, with an allegiance to the image above all else. Long acclaimed for his iconic black-and-white pictures—not to forget his later jewel-like color scenes—Smith captured enchanted worlds full of subtle magic and lighthearted humor. Using only analog film and the aesthetics of natural light, his dream-like photographs are matched in quality by the craft and physical beauty of his prints. Above photograph © The Estate of Rodney Smith Smith died in 2016, yet the enduring precision, elegance, and whimsy of
0 Views ·Posted 08/19/2023
Yes, you can use wide-angle lenses for portraiture. Follow along as Sony Artisan of Imagery Scott Robert Lim shares his techniques for shooting portraits with wide-angle lenses. 0:00 - Introduction 1:41 - Overview 2:42 - Yin-Yang 16:35 - Creative Wide Shots 6:53 - Composition Tips 36:13 - Summary 38:08 - Q&A 48:14 - Final Thoughts Did you find these tips helpful? Let us know in the Comments section, below. Sponsored by
0 Views ·Posted 08/05/2023
Gear is an important part of portrait photography, but knowing what you want to get out of your images will make it easier to choose a lens. In this video, Sony Artisan of Imagery Chris Orwig discusses how each of his lenses helps capture his artistic vision and subject's feelings. 0:00 - Overview 4:19 - Orwig's Go-To Setup 10:12 - Focal Lengths & F-Stops 20:00 - White Balance & Color 26:18 - More on F-Stops 28:27 - Focal Length Examples 35:45 - Questions to Think About 42:22 - Lighting & Backgrounds 46:09 - More on Focal Lengths
0 Views ·Posted 07/26/2023
When it comes to capturing portraits, it's important to understand what kind of emotion you want to convey. Join Marvin Joseph as he shares his process, what inspires him, and how he makes space for his work to stand out. 0:00 - In This Video 0:14 - Finding Inspiration 0:48 - Finding the Mood 1:14 - Lighting 2:25 - Being Different 3:06 - Being Spontaneous 4:20 - More from Joseph Marvin Joseph will also be speaking at B&H Bild Expo. Did you enjoy these tips? Share your own in the Comments section,
0 Views ·Posted 06/21/2023
Looking to take better portraits? Commercial and portrait photographer Oliver Covrett shares five tips to help you level up your portraits. 0:00 - Introduction 0:19 - Shutter Drag 0:46 - Continuous and Strobe Lights 1:17 - Color Contrast 1:51 - Camera Movement 2:16 - Stacking Techniques 2:50 - Final Thoughts Do you have any other portrait photography tips to share? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 06/01/2023
In Part 2 of this four-part series, Sony Artisan of Imagery Tony Gale teaches you the basics of creating portraits in a studio setting. 0:00 - Introduction 5:40 - Studios: What to Know About Studios 13:38 - Planning & Gear 21:14 - Lighting 27:28 - Controlling the Background 35:55 - Controlling the Light 45:54 - Studios that You Can Rent with Props and Sets 45:53 - Final Thoughts Watch Part 1: The Portrait Series Part 1:
0 Plays ·Posted 06/08/2023
Family portraits have come a long way since the heyday of department-store setups. In this episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we examine business and creative factors at work in this constantly evolving field, recorded on location at B&H’s 2023 Depth of Field Conference. Listen in for fresh insights on family portraiture from two specialists serving very different market segments. Above photograph © Monica Sigmon, Sigmon Taylor Photography
0 Views ·Posted 05/25/2023
In part one of this four-part series, Sony Artisan of Imagery Tony Gale teaches you about the planning process for booking a portrait session. 0:00 - Introduction 5:43 - Concept 10:34 - Gear: Camera, Lenses, Lights, and More 26:31 - Cast 34:43 - There Are Many Ways to Find People to Photograph 39:05 - Where is the Photo Shoot? 42:15 - Final thoughts, Q&A Sponsored by
0 Views ·Posted 05/18/2023
Are you planning to photograph jewelry on a model, but feel intimidated by the shine? FUJIFILM X CREATOR @Shotti NYC demonstrates how easy it is to capture these reflective objects while also posing your model. 0:00 - Introduction 0:22 - Lighting 2:09 - Camera and Lens 3:01 - Settings 3:20 - Natural Lighting Tips 3:46 - Types of Metallic Jewelry Colors 4:23 - Posing 5:02 - Final Thoughts Did you find these tips helpful? Do you have any of your own you wish to share? Talk to us in the Comments section, below. Sponsored by
0 Plays ·Posted 05/11/2023
Tati Bruening and Anya Anti are two rising stars at the confluence of photography, digital assets, and social influence. In this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we get the lowdown on their burgeoning careers in fashion / beauty and conceptual / fine art portraits in Part 2 of our chats from B&H’s 2023 Depth of Field Conference. We start with Tati Bruening
0 Views ·Posted 05/09/2023
In this video, celebrity and editorial photographer Chris Sorensen discusses the importance of personal projects. Sorensen details the evolution of his own personal project, "Wife During Quarantine," from first inspiration to photo ideas to self-publishing and, last, to promotion. 0:00 - Introduction and About Sorensen 6:00 - Sorensen's Start in Photography 9:35 - Personal Projects 18:25 - Adding Creativity to Your Projects 27:43 - The Process of "Wife During Quarantine" 45:02 - What to Do with Your Personal Project 49:50 - Publishing a Book
0 Views ·Posted 05/09/2023
Knowing your client's needs is integral for taking a successful headshot. Does your client need headshots for social media, their website, or both? What kind of look do they wish to project? Lori Patrick shares her pre-consultation process and tips for shooting headshots to help set you up for success! 0:00 - Introduction 4:58 - Patrick 's Work 8:27 - Who Needs a Headshot? 14:45 - Client Consultation 19:18 - Headshot Cropping 26:29 - Pre-consultation for Success 27:16 - Examples 30:43 - Client's Intention 34:19 - More on Cropping 47:44 -
0 Views ·Posted 05/04/2023
In this video, FUJIFILM X Creator Shotti NYC shows you how to make your portraiture pop by incorporating vibrant and striking color with gels and backdrops. 0:00 - Introduction 0:33 - Photoshoot 5:29 - Final Thoughts Ready to experiment with bold, new colors in your photography? Drop us a line in the Comments section, below. Sponsored by