Why leading lines are essential in photography composition
Leading lines in photography composition are a great for creating awesome photographs. Learn to use leading lines composition to take viewers on a journey
7 types of lines in photography composition and how to use them
Lines in photography composition direct the viewer and highlight the focal point of the image. Choose different types of lines to create different feelings.
Black and white photography tips for beginners
Black and white photography is perfect for maternity photography, especially with dramatic studio lighting to highlight your client's baby bump. Click through for black and white maternity photography tips. #photography #maternity #blackandwhite
How to use tonal contrast in photography
Contrast in photos creates interest to hold attention. Tonal contrast in photography is the difference between light and dark areas of an image.
How to attach a camera strap to your camera …the right way
Most photographers don't attach their camera correctly. Not just beginner photographers. Even photographers that have been photographing for a while. You'd be horrified at how easily you can pull loose a strap that is not correctly fastened. It's easily preventable. Don't risk your camera. Find out how to attach your camera strap the right way and avoid damage to your camera from the beginning. #photography #camerastrap #beginnerphotography
Female poses – 9 tips for photographing women
Female posing guide for amazing portrait photography of women. How to pose women of all shapes to look their best and feel confident in photos. A woman who looks confident, looks good. Here's how to pose a woman so that she looks confident and direct her into portrait poses that will flatter her. Portrait photography posing tricks for portrait photographers of women. #photography #posing #portrait
How to look great in photos – what to wear
Clothing is very important in photos and can make or break a portrait. You can have great light, a great location and great expressions, but if the clothing isn't right, it can ruin a portrait. Click to discover my easy tips on what to wear to look good in portrait photos. Advice includes style and color. Plus how a family group should dress to look good in portrait photos. #photography #whattowear #portrait
The best way to organize photos, starting with file naming
Stuck trying to figure out how to organize your photos? Copy the storage system that I worked out through trial and error so that you don't make the same mistakes. If you don't want to risk losing photos you need to get organized with your photo filing system. Losing photos is the worst thing that could happen to a photographer. Find out how to name and store your photos safely from the beginning so you can easily find them again. #photography #photoorganization #photostorage
What is dynamic range in photography exposure?
Understanding dynamic range is an important part of understanding exposure. When you can judge the dynamic range of a scene, you can assess a scene before you even lift your camera. You'll know how it will photograph and if it will suit the style of the photo you want. Understand your camera's limitations to take better photos. Click for dynamic range explanation for all levels, including beginner photographers. #photography #dynamicrange #exposure
How to use negative space in photography composition
Negative space in maternity photography composition is a good thing. You see negative in use every day in adverts, magazines, films and even on the news. How you use space in maternity photography composition has a big impact on the look and feel of a photo. In maternity photography negative space gives the subject room to breathe and somewhere to move. Discover how to use negative space for professionally composed maternity photos. #photography #composition #negativespace #portrait
Golden hour photography – when is it and why is it so amazing?
You'll hear about golden hour soon after you first get into maternity photography. There's a really good reason why photographers, both natural light and flash photographers, love golden hour for maternity photography. After your first golden hour maternity shoot, you'll understand why! So, here's all you need to know about the magic hour: exposure, how light works, making the most of natural light and when is the golden hour where you are. #naturallight #photography #goldenhour #exposure
How to photograph silhouettes with ease
Silhouette photos great for maternity. They're creative and good fun to photograph. The good news is that silhouettes are really easy to do, even for beginner photographers. Discover how to photograph great maternity silhouettes with my step by step tips. Includes exposure tips and camera settings for silhouettes, when to photograph silhouettes and the best time of day for silhouettes. Plus how to photograph maternity silhouettes indoors with natural light or flash! #photography #silhouette
Using positive space in photography composition
Space is more important than you realise in photography composition and more complex. Find out how to balance positive space and negative space for photos that tell a story and evoke emotion. Composition is a big subject, but if you build up a library of composition techniques, you'll always know what to do to produce photos that are above the crowd and look more professional. Discover how to use positive space in portrait photography. #photography #portrait #composition
Pattern in photography composition makes photos interesting
Patterns in photography composition add a layer to portrait photos that make them more interesting, more thought out and more professional looking. It's easy to use patterns in portraits, or abstract photos or still life. In fact anywhere that there's a pattern, there's a photo waiting to happen. Discover how to see patterns for photography composition and then how to use patterns to maximise them as a composition tool. #photography #patterns #composition #portrait
5 background photography tips for better photos
The background in maternity photos is often forgotten, or every attempt is made to blur the background. But your background can fill up a large part of a photo, so from a composition point of view, background is very important in a photo. Learn how to choose better backgrounds for maternity portraits and how to make the most of the background for interesting composition. Backgrounds shouldn't always be a complete blur. #photography #background #blurrybackground #composition
How to photograph groups to avoid fuzzy portrait photos
Getting everyone in focus in group photos is an important skill in portrait photography. Beginner photographers often struggle with where to focus in group photos. Find out where to focus so that everyone in a group photo is in sharp focus, from a group of two, up to a layered group of several people. Plus, where to focus for portraits when there's just one person. #photography #focus #groupphotos