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Renowned portrait photographer Rory Lewis recently had the opportunity to capture a portrait of the Ambassador to India and former Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti. Inspired by the Renaissance artist Hans Holbein the Younger, Lewis aimed to create a portrait that captured Garcetti's essence and personality in a timeless manner. Holbein's focus on detail and objectivity served as a guiding principle for Lewis in his approach to portraiture.

In this week’s episode, Mark Denney discusses how you can improve your Lightroom Sky Edits with this one simple method! One of the most coveted aspects of a grand landscape photo is one containing an interesting sky with incredible color, detail, or drama. 

As a photographer, capturing stunning portraits in a studio setting requires an understanding of camera settings and lens choice. In this video tutorial, Jay P. Morgan shares his expert tips on how to get the most out of your equipment to create stunning studio portraits.

In this video, photographer Todd Dominey shares his experience with landscape photography and the importance of light in creating stunning images. He explains how he used to prioritize locations and subjects over light, which was a mistake. Instead, he learned to pay attention to the angle and context of the sunlight and work with it to create better images. He also provides an example of how he found the perfect angle for a pickup truck, and how the diagonal shape of the light added drama and tension to the shot.

Butterfly lighting is a technique that has been used by photographers for decades to capture beautiful, even light in portrait photography. It is one of the most popular lighting styles used in photography, particularly in beauty shots. In this article, we'll explore what butterfly lighting is, what you need to capture it, and the story behind this technique.

Have you ever heard of radioactive lenses? It may seem like an oxymoron, but there is a reason behind it. Thorium, a naturally occurring radioactive element, was used in some older lenses for photographic optics due to its high refractive index. In this article, we will explore the history and science behind the use of thorium in lenses, its radioactive properties, and the color cast it produces over time.

Are you tired of scrolling through Instagram and seeing the same old portraits? Do you want your work to stand out and make people slow down and take notice? Well, Manny Ortiz has got you covered. In this article, Manny is going to teach you how to create eye-popping portraits that will grab people's attention.


This video is an exploration of the incredible work of photographer Annie Leibovitz, particularly her most famous image of John Lennon and Yoko Ono taken just hours before his untimely passing. The video also delves into Leibovitz's innovative approach to conceptual portrait photography, where she blends the worlds of art and celebrity to create captivating visual narratives.


In portrait photography, lighting is everything. And while it's easy to get caught up in expensive equipment, the truth is that a great portrait can be achieved with just one light, even if you're on a budget. That's why Miguel Quiles, a professional portrait photographer, is here to share his best one light setup with you.

Are you looking to improve your portraiture photography skills? The guest for today is Leia who happens to be celebrating her birthday, and we're excited to show you how to make a connection with your subject to capture the perfect shot.