The secret to great portrait photography is building a rapport with a model, rather than knowing the best camera settings to use. But in the heat of the moment, when you’re caught up with the lighting and focused on a capturing a person’s expression and pose, it’s easy to overlook a setting and end up with disappointing pictures.
The joy of digital photography is that it’s a lot cheaper to learn from your mistakes. With no film costs to worry about, you can instantly gauge the success of your technique and settings, and easily delete howlers.
The Atlas of Beauty is a photo project by Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc, who has the ambitious goal of traveling to every country in the world to capture the diversity of beauty among women across the globe.
Most people buy their first interchangeable lens camera with a kit lens and then, once the photography bug has taken a good-deep bite, they start building up a collection of lenses. But how do you decide which lenses to buy?