Another great and very exhaustive guide, this time about portrait photography. Published by the excellent photography blog Light Stalking, it covers all aspects of portrait photography, from gear recommendations, through camera settings and lighting, to posing tips and post production.
Portrait photography is capturing the photograph of a person or a group of people and can be one of the most challenging genres of photography . Portrait photographs capture the personality, character and mood of the subject and they can be considered an artistic representation of a someone’s character. Portraits should be captured in a way that they tell a story about the subject and create a connection between the viewer and the subject. Portrait photographs go beyond just photographing the people where the face, especially the eyes are always given more attention in a portrait as they speak the mood and portray the emotions of the person