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How to Look Your Best in a Portrait

A portrait can either bring out our best qualities, or it can make a normally beautiful face seem not so attractive. As a woman and a person with a normal amount of vanity (my husband might say a little more than normal, but he’s a scruffy man. What does he know?), I can attest to wanting to always look my best in photos. After all, they have the potential to become permanent records of what we looked like in a certain place and time.  My mother has a few cringe-worthy photos of me that I would have personally thrown away in a heartbeat. Thankfully, they are stuffed away in photo albums that are not looked at very often!

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Interesting Portraits from Flickr

I’ve got faces on the brain tonight!  I usually don’t like portraits that are too contrived, although there is the occasional exception.  I don’t know…I like what I like and I know it when I see it.  I’m such a shut in taking care of my babies these days so most of my photography time involves admiring other people’s photography! I hope you enjoy these interesting portraits as much as I do. Read More

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Six Tips to Create Amazing Outdoor Family Portraits

There’s no end to the joy of a beautiful family portrait hanging in your home. Getting up every morning and enjoying an adequate sized family portrait hanging on your wall has a wonderful power to remind us what is most important to us each and every day.  Here are six important tips to help you create dramatic and beautiful outdoor family portraits.

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Portrait Professional Review

I just downloaded the trial version of Portrait Professional.  I love it!

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Pictures Of Male Faces

Recently, I wrote a post about female faces and feel that it’s time to feature some pictures of male faces as well.

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Photos Of Female Faces – Self-Portraits

So, I have been taking a lot of photos of my own face, which I promise I won’t subject you to!  However, this practice has spurred me to write a new post in photoluminary.  I suppose that I’ve had a bit of writer’s block in recent days.  It happens to everyone from time to time I suppose.  Anyway, good thing photography is mostly a visual thing, or I’d be in trouble!

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