Photography: Portraits

Learn best-of-practices to capture magazine-quality portraits, landscapes and more with the Craftsy Photography Blog. Master the methods behind consistently compelling shots with tutorials, expert advice and more.

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How to Remove Wrinkles in Photoshop (Without Over-Editing)

By Jeff Sinon

While you don't want to over-process portraits to the point that they look unnatural, many clients appreciate a little bit of retouching to make them look their best. Learn how to minimize wrinkles and blemishes, plus a secret trick for making sure your subjects don't look over-edited.

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3 Simple Steps to Master Outdoor Flash Portraits

By Gary Lun

An on-camera speedlight can give portraits depth and visual interest — if you get all the settings just right. With three steps, you can easily determine the optimal camera settings and speedlight strength for any outdoor portrait.

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The Dos and Don’ts for Photographing Kids

By Alethia Rains

Family and child photography can be loads of fun, but certain shoots and clients can be a bit of a challenge. Conquer even the toughest shoots with kids by keeping these simple dos and don'ts in mind.

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10 Genius Portrait Photography Tips

By Gary Lun

Taking your portraits from just OK to seriously awesome doesn't require any special skills or equipment. All you need are these 10 easy, expert tricks, which you can start using right away.

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