Musician photography can be one of the most demanding and difficult kinds of shooting. It requires extensive patience in order to do it well and understanding the subject is one of the most crucial factors.
Step and repeat photography is a popular method of shooting a lot of portraits in a short period of time. This method is commonly used for large gatherings when a lot of people would like to have their photographs taken to remember the occasion. Popular events requiring the step and repeat method include the Grammys and Oscars.
Every winter season families gather together to create holiday cheer. The dreaded Christmas portrait is always on the agenda. For many families it is the same routine year after year. They dress up in ugly holiday sweaters, crowd around the fireplace and force generic smiles. All this mess is made just to send a Christmas picture with your annual Christmas cards.
It doesn’t matter if you are shooting your Christmas portrait yourself, having a friend do it or hiring the services of a professional photographer. There are still some things you can do to ensure you end up with a great family portrait. Following these few simple tips will help create some of your best Christmas memories.
Not just any snap of the camera constitutes a family portrait, a quality family portrait encompasses much more. You may be shooting a traditional family portrait, a candid family portrait, or a family portrait that represents a family’s lifestyle. In all these, the difference between getting a picture taken and getting a portrait taken is that in a portrait the photographer is paying attention to the final look of the photo. Portraits should aim to capture the subjects’ personality in a way that snapshots can’t.