Flattering Portraits

Since last week we looked over how different focal lengths can change the look of a subject, this week we will look over various ways to create more flattering portraits. Check the angles: Avoid hands making "claws": Check the shadows: Break up straight lines on the body (remember in the composition lesson when we discuss … Continue reading Flattering Portraits


Assignment #14 -Focal Length

Due January 19th. What is focal length?   The focal length of your lens essentially determines how ‘zoomed in’ your photos are; the higher the number, the more zoomed your lens will be. (source) It is often misunderstood that the focal length is measured from the front or rear of the lens when, in reality, … Continue reading Assignment #14 -Focal Length