Uploaded by Pedro Bailey on January 18, 2013 at 11:35 am
How to Take Great Portrait Photos
How to take great portraits: Dont listen to this video!
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Hi, are you familiar with “photo SFX art” (just do a Google search for it…)? There you will find a nice free video explaining the right way to make fantastic pictures. It made it easier for Daniel to make pictures which leave you with a jaw-dropping-effect while you take a look at them. I hope it works for you as well.
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This Video is not very professional.. I know it states at the start for amateurs, but still if you’re going to make a video, should consider using something better?, also wrong type of portrait lens, and most of all, i don’t really think those shots are “that” good, some under exposed and some over exposed, dont know if its just my computer screen…lol
Man, there’s room for both colored and b/w photos. However, shooting in JPEG B/W gives you a sense of ‘purist’ nostalgia that you would not otherwise get from simply changing your shots to B/W in PP. That’s why they created the Leica Monochrome. And that’s why I love shooting with my X100 in B/W for my street photography 🙂
If you edit all your photos than you’ll understand
i agree but that’s just a waste of time if you still need a computer to make black and white
Don’t ever take photos in black and white, you can always do that on the computer.
It is definitely strange in a video titled as “How to take great portrait photos” where they don’t even say what camera they uses. He’s using what seems like a Four Third-camera, making a 20mm lens act like 40 mm (there around) on a full frame camera 🙂
She looks like Lily from HIMYM
You ruined this video for me.
I want a camera now for christmas.
I think you have to search for better stuff. Hannah Montana is not porno LOL 😀
Hi, have you heard about “Photo SFXart Tricks” (google it)? On their website you will find a great free video showing the way to take awesome photos. This made it possible for Matt to take pictures that have that wow-effect when you take a look at them. Hopefully it works for you also.
The girls looks like Missy Martinez! Thumbs up,if you wanna see this chick look a like getting banged!
And yeah, shoot in RAW, if you have a decent lens you can make the photo look extremely sharp in post production (eg. in Lightroom) which is what most people look for in portrait pictures.
and don’t forget to shoot in RAW
I think she said natural light is always more flattering.
you mean…sounds like a porno
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i mean ivee seen people shoot with 300mm without the face looking distorted. so i mean its not really that big of a deal i shoot between 50 and 120 tho
Very good x Really helped me Thanks so much!
This young lady is GORGEOUS! The photo techniques were interesting as well 🙂
great video, but fu*k what a cute girl, here smile does melt me
What the sun is always more flattering!!? No the sun looks bad unless your shooting during golden hour
Never have the subject facing the sun.
See the pictures at 3:28
The face has been distorted. And the ideal length for portraits is more like 85mm to 135mm (on full frame).. (this is the range that gives the most natural and flattering perspective.)
Maybe you should try a fisheye lens for portraits.. you could get really artistic results.. 😛
20mm pancake lens for portrait?! (Yeah, if you want to make a whacky photo with a distorted face with a fat nose and small ears!)
dude, depends on what you want.
lol, this was funny
Hey there, are you familiar with “PhotoSFXart” (just do a Google search for it…)? There you will find a nice free video explaining how you can make amazing photos. This made it easier for Daniel to make pictures which leave you with a jaw-dropping-effect while you take a look at them. Hopefully it will help you as well.
wrong tips. shadows on the face are not cool
I think that only applies in strip bars
no, I don’t think so, but the music could be porn music….not that I would know
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this video looks like a porno
Depth of Field and Lens effects.
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So many wrong tips in here. Good tips for “newbies” but I’ll stick to my own techniques.
f4 is far from good?! Are you kidding me? Compare sharpness of 1.4 and 4.0 Lens…
If you want a good DOF, the ideal for portrait is 60mm or 70mm focal length, not 40mm like in this video. Secondly, stay away from Micro 4/3 cameras; you need at least an APS-C sensor (although full-frame cameras are your best choice, evidently). And an f4.0-5.6 lens is far from a good choice, either.
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