Dani Diamond's picture

Lacey- Naturallight

"How do you take portrait like you do?"

I remember asking this question to a few dozen photographers 3 years ago. Their 1 or 2 paragraph replies never satisfied me. I swore if the day came where people asked me that question I'd do whatever I can to answer them.

Unfortunately I can't point anyone towards a specific article or tutorial. There's no one trick or YouTube video that will answer your questions or help you create amazing portraits over night.

Over the past 6 months I've written at least a dozen viral articles. I haven't covered every area of portraiture yet but there's more then enough to get started on. Links to various portrait related articles are below. I recommend you create an Fstoppers account and follow me to get notifications weekly when I post articles.

My profile - https://fstoppers.com/profile/danidiamond

The Secret to Sharp Images - http://tinyurl.com/ktqwmjm

Getting the Ultimate Bokeh - http://tinyurl.com/okz3ves

Communication: A vital Detail Often Ignored - http://tinyurl.com/ou53ar7

Eight Tips I wish I knew Early In My Career - http://tinyurl.com/qb2l88u

Makeup Tip I Wish Someone Had Told Me - http://tinyurl.com/krjvhbd

85mm · f/2.0 · 1/125s · ISO 100
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Randy Budd's picture

Hey, love that diagonal line created by her arms.

Rich Kauffman's picture

Love this shot. Nicely done.