Articles for category: Portrait Photography

Nate Torres

portrait of young woman in a hilly field

What is Portrait Photography?

What’s so special about portraits? Isn’t a portrait just a photo of someone? That’s what I used to think: Then I became a portrait photographer! I learned that portraits stand for a lot more than just “photos of people.” In this article, I’ll be covering: If you’re more of a visual learner be sure to ...

Nate Torres

Portrait Photography Tips

In this guide, I’ll be providing you with my top portrait photography tips. In fact: These are the same exact tips I follow in my own portraits. Whether you’re a seasoned portrait photographer or just starting out, you should benefit from these tips. So grab your camera, and let’s dive in! 30 Portrait Photography Tips ...

Best Camera Settings for Portrait Photography

Every photographer has their own take on the best camera settings for portrait photography. Some prefer to use a shallow depth of field to blur the background and focus attention on the subject. Others like to use a higher shutter speed to freeze motion and capture candid expressions. Regardless of your preferred method: There are ...