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  • Choice of lens for the portrait.

    by Shaileshnanal | 10th of June, 2008

    You see a subject and fantastic background and u have a lens that is standard lens and zoom lens. Which one would u opt for. For tight head close up zoom lens is a must. But for head and shoulder portrait you can still use standard lens which has finer glass elements... More
  • Introducing myself and some results of my best hobby

    by Xalanx | 15th of May, 2008

    My name is Catalin Petolea, I am from Romania. As a day job I am senior software developer working for a large company. And as everybody can guess, photography is one of my hobbies. The most important one, I would say. In fact, I'd exchange writing code for photography... More
  • Hi,naughty boy!

    by Sunmdm | 9th of April, 2008

    This is my model,a very naughty boy! He is my nephew,10 years old,I very like him. He has two great interests: chinese kungfu and taekwondo. Intelligent he certainly was.He can adopted any kind of relaxed pose for the camera when I take his photograph. More
  • Army Daze

    by Fertographer | 28th of February, 2008

    First time doing a TFCD (time for CD) with a male model and he agreed for the pictures to be put on DT. Which is a bonus because I get to learn to shoot portraiture outdoors as well as benefit from commercial sales here. For those who like army stuff, here are some sample... More
  • Portrait and the colour combination of specific figures

    by Zysc2008 | 23rd of February, 2008

    Portrait specific figures or color composition, as the object should be to the importance and the size of the area to consider and make arrangements for generally, should be considered in accordance with the following priorities: 1 Clothing: clothing colors are photographed... More
  • Pimply face, snort nosed models

    by Shuttlecock | 14th of February, 2008

    So what do you do with pimply faced, snort nosed wannabe models? Although you can tell him or her to *bleep* off, a photographer has to always be polite (most of the time) to the models. So next best thing to do is to focus on a smoother body part and give it a good background... More
  • Important Photos for Life

    by Micspix | 18th of January, 2008

    The last few weeks at work have been quite thought provoking. You see, I make part of my living restoring photos. In the last several weeks I have had the unfortunate job of working on a number of photos of people that have recently died. Relatives of the recently... More
  • My First Blog

    by Ronibgood | 12th of January, 2008

    The blog is new to me. LOL I am trying to get my work out there, sell it and make some money. Share with others and get different points of views. I just would like to me people and do better. I love animal, children, wildlife, etc. Need to improve. Want to improve.... More
  • Just starting my full time studio!

    by Torie508 | 9th of November, 2007

    I have just mailed out flyers and am ready to begin shooting holiday portraits for the first time. I have got three bookings so far and hope to get enough to pay for all the holiday props, backdrops and new lighting I just bought. It is a little scary to start doing full... More
  • First Model

    by Davidwattsjr | 2nd of October, 2007

    Most of the shots in my portfolio are shots of objects, insects, animals, landscapes, etc. With an interest in expanding my portfolio, I wanted to use a model get some shots of a "real person." So, here's my first approved photos involving a model. Tell me what you think.... More
  • Profile Pic Question

    by Kenneystudios | 19th of September, 2007

    This may be a strange question, but I am going to ask it anyway. :) Since our profile picture isn't anything someone can download (right-clicking options set aside), am I assuming correctly that we can use an image of ourselves that someone else took? I ask because I... More
  • Bryce Tutorial

    by Ladykassie | 18th of September, 2007

    How to create soft portrait renders in bryce: Nosferatu Enjoy! See Article
  • In between work part 5: Portrait retouching

    by Dnf-style | 13th of September, 2007

    A very comprehensive, complete en well explained tutorial of 6 pages explaining all the important aspects of portrait retouching in PS is being explained at This article by Peachpit. Dive into it because I can't be more specific then they are here. More
  • Assignment

    by Elenaray | 10th of August, 2007

    I wish I didn't have to work on assignment anymore. Despite all the benefits (pay, respect, adventure), I find it interrupts my thought process. It's not a conceit. I'm just trying to get at something here and for me it is so challenging to maintain the energy it takes to... More

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