Portraits, preparation, and the poetic…

Today we have a raft of interesting and thought-provoking articles from around the web. We have a focus on photographing indoors with great tips on natural light portraits and indoor photography. It is time for Spring in the northern hemisphere and that means it is a great time for outdoor photography and there is also a piece on the best ISO to be using while you are capturing vast landscapes in all their glory, and, as always, more…

So grab a coffee and let’s get into it…

Learn how to master the Art of Portrait Photography with this intuitive guide – If you want to take beautiful portraits then take a look at The Art of Portrait Photography. This course is the guaranteed fastest way to start producing your own inspiring, memorable portraits that convey real meaning and emotion. And, pro-tip, photographing animals (whether it is at a zoo, in the wild, or capturing the family pet) uses many of the same techniques as photographing people – just take a look at the wonderful portraits below.

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Photo by Muhamad Suhkry Abbas

Easy Window Light Portrait: Complete Tutorial – Here in this video you will get a comprehensive tutorial on taking beautiful portraits using window light only. Using natural light is a fantastic way to get a soft, ethereal look. It is a good tip to remember that you can use some of the same tips and techniques when you are photographing still life or even food photography.

15 Indoor Photography Tips for Stunning Results (2021) – In this article, you will get some great tips for photographing indoors. Indoor photography is perhaps one of the most challenging places to capture images for new and experienced photographers, so these notes will help you on your way.

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Photo by Margaret Weir

The Pleasure of the Poetic – A lovely piece here on the poetic nature of photography. Something for us to think about is the way photography, like poetry, expresses thoughts, offers us a glimpse of an idea, can reflect our emotions, and sometimes lead us to an answer we were seeking or hadn’t asked…

Preparing for woodland photography in spring – This video runs through how to prepare for Spring and woodland photography is a perfect way to enjoy nature in bloom and get some beautiful images while you’re enjoying the warmth of the new season.

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Photo by Senjuti Kundu

The Best ISO for Landscape Photography (In Every Situation) – Here is a great article on Landscapes and ISO. The rule of thumb is that the best ISO for landscape photography is always the lowest ISO you can get away with…great words of advice! This piece gives you a great overview so you can achieve brilliantly sharp and noise-free landscape photographs.