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Portrait shooting

Every person has unique facial traits. Every person is special. Eyes, nose, lips, nevus and freckles – it is all unique and very individual! Help yourself to reveal your beauty in wonderful professional portrait photos!

What is portrait photography?

Portrait photography or portraiture is photography of a person or group of people that displays the expression, personality, and mood of the subject. Like other types of portraiture, the focus of the photograph is usually the person's face, although the entire body and the background or context may be included.Portrait shooting

History of portrait photography

Portrait photographs have been taken since the invention of the camera, since it was a more modern version of painted portraits that had always been popular among upper-class. Portrait photographs had lots of advantages, first of all, the sitting time for the subject was much shorter, although still much longer than nowadays. When equipment and techniques developed, it gave photographers the ability to capture images with shorter exposure times and also take photos outside the studio.

Approaches to portraiture

There are four approaches that photographs can use in photographic portraiture — the constructionist, environmental, candid, and creative approach. Each of those has been used for different technical, artistic or cultural reasons. The constructionist approach is applied when the photographer in their portraiture constructs an idea around the portrait — happy family, romantic couple, trustworthy executive. It is the approach used in most studio and social photography. It is also used extensively in advertising and marketing when an idea has to be put across.

The environmental approach depicts the subject in their environment be that a work, leisure, social or family one. They are often shown as doing something, a teacher in a classroom, an artist in a studio, a child in a playground. Environmental approach reveals the subject itself. Environmental pictures can have good historical and social significance as primary sources of information.

The candid approach is where people are photographed without their knowledge in their everyday life. Paparazzi are often criticized for using this approach, because it invades people’s personal space. However, over time these pictures also become valuable as historical sources of information.

The creative approach is where digital manipulation (and formerly darkroom manipulation) is brought to bear to produce wonderful pictures of people. It is becoming a major form of portraiture as these techniques become more widely understood and used. Nowadays, creative approach is being seen as a form of art.




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