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Free 14 Page Posing Guide For Portrait Photographers

Download our free 14 page posing guide for portrait photographers. In this guide we’re going to look a variety of ways to pose women’s hands during a portrait session. We’ll also look at strategies for...

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Step-by-Step Frequency Separation Portrait Skin Retouching In Photoshop

If you’re a portrait photographer, you’re probably familiar with some of the Photoshop blurring techniques to soften skin blemishes. Although skin blurring in Photoshop has been around for a long time,...

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5 Professional Eye Retouching Techniques

Note: We’ve provided a free Photoshop brush designed to increase the contrast between the edge of the iris and the white portion of the eye. You can find it under the “Increasing Brightness and...

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Creating Realistic High Dynamic Range Photos

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography exploded in popularity several years ago and continues to captivate new and experienced photographers. Most people are struck by the extreme contrast and dramatic look of HDR...

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Pose Like a Professional With Pocket Poser!

Always have access to 100s of professional portrait poses and learn the latest posing techniques using Pocket Poser™ for smartphones and tablets! Pocket Poser™ features over 400 professional poses of...

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Behind-the-Scenes Garden Portrait Photography Session

Note: Be sure to check out our off-camera lighting portrait photography guide. I love working with clients in beautiful environments! I photographed Ashley in a whimsical garden filled with vibrant color. Although...

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Top 10 Pro Tips for Posing Women’s Hands

Note: Also be sure to check out our guide on simple ways to pose women’s hands. Hands rank second only to the face in the (positive or negative) impact they can have on a portrait. Hands demand the...

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“C” Shaped Posing in Portrait Photography

Quickly improve the quality of your portraits by using “C” shaped posing techniques. Recently we looked at how to create dynamic portraits using “S” shaped posing. Introducing an...

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Consider a Career in Forensic Photography

Editor’s Note: Have you ever considered a career in forensic photography? George Reis is a highly respected instructor, author and photographer. He specializes in Image/Video Enhancement and Analysis as well...

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Whimsical Posing: Flaring the Dress

It’s challenging for new portrait photography struggling to learn how to pose women. This is a whimsical pose that’s quick and easy to put together! I love how beautiful this flared dress pose makes my...

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