From the perspective of a portrait photographer during a portrait session, you’re often worried about the technical aspects of the shoot – camera settings, lighting, posing. But are you paying attention to the human in front of you that you are photographing? Are you tuned into how they are feeling about the process? In this video, Sony Artisan and professional portrait photographer Miguel Quiles does a deep dive into what he calls portrait psychology. With experience photographing thousands of people from all walks of life, he’s been able to develop a structured approach that has enabled him to grow his business year after year.
Pro portrait photographer Miguel Quiles takes a deep dive into portrait psychology and how you can start taking better portraits now.
“The reality is that we have tremendous influence over the results that we can get,” explains Quiles, “and it really has little to do with the lenses that were used or any other gear-related thing."
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