Take bet­ter por­traits

Fol­low our guide to cap­tur­ing your sub­jects in the best light – from nat­u­rally-lit head­shots to moody out­door por­traits

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Start shoot­ing bet­ter por­traits to­day with our de­fin­i­tive guide to es­sen­tial cam­era skills, light­ing op­tions and pos­ing you sub­jects with con­fi­dence

Por­trai­ture is the pho­tog­ra­phy genre that keeps on giv­ing. There are al­ways new skills to learn, new faces to shoot and new looks to achieve. Our ad­vice over the next 10 pages will help see you through, to make sure that you do jus­tice to your sub­jects, whether they’re a loved one or a model.

There’s a heavy em­pha­sis on light­ing in this guide, and with good rea­son. Whether it’s com­ing from the sun, a Speed­light or a continuous lamp, light al­ways plays a huge part in the suc­cess of any por­trait. Learn­ing how to find or cre­ate the right light lies at the heart of great por­trai­ture.

As well as light­ing, we’ll look at cam­era set­tings and pos­ing. Join us as we share the se­crets of tak­ing great por­traits in all sorts of set­tings and styles.

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