9 Reasons You Look Awful in Photos… And How to Fix Them

Luke Appleby covers 9 common mistakes when shooting people and how to fix them to create more pleasant shots. Of course – if your film calls for it, you could make these mistakes on purpose. #1: The shooting angle is too low Generally, the lens should be above your eye level for a more flattering photo  Read MoreRead More

Behind the scenes – 2015 Sundance Film Festival with Chief Entertainment Photographer Larry Busacca

Go behind the scenes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival with Getty Images Chief Entertainment Photographer Larry Busacca. With a steady stream of celebrities coming through the Getty Images portrait studio, Busacca is tasked with capturing unique portraits of the stars and ensemble casts. See what it takes to capture these unique portraits and not Read MoreRead More

Understanding Camera Height : Posing and Lighting with Doug Gordon

In this episode of Posing and Lighting, Doug Gordon explains camera height and the difference it makes when shooting portrait images. Here, Doug encourages photographers to familiarize themselves with various heights and provides examples of the images that will be produced from these height tweaks, ultimately making the body look the best.Read More

5 Tried and True Portrait Cropping Techniques

Ben Lucas shares 5 basic portrait cropping conventions to help you in your photographic compositions. Cropping a portrait properly takes a lot more thought than just putting their face in the middle. Here are five quick tips to ensure you get a compelling portrait. Crop Mid-limb, Not at the Joints When you crop a photo Read MoreRead More

Tips for Creative Portraits from Miss Aniela

Photographer-artist Miss Aniela shot to internet fame with her series of heavily stylised images, including many self-portraits. Here are her top photography tips for shooting more creative portraits. Use props imaginatively Using a magnifying glass in Tusk (below) enabled me to turn a simple beauty portrait into something quirkier. The blue of the magnified eye made the overall colour Read MoreRead More