Tag: photographing people

Fog Silhouettes. Photo by Alina Oswald.

The Decisive Moment

How to Capture the Decisive Moment in Portrait Photography We've heard about Henri Cartier-Bresson and the decisive moment, right? But the question is, how do we capture that moment when photographing people? The key word is patience. As photographers, we need to have patience. Watch and wait and be ready to take (make) the shot. ...

Expressing Personalities

Expressing Personalities in Photography Capturing facets of someone's personality in images As photographers we try to capture the personalities of our subjects, regardless of what or who we photograph. People and animals have personalities, but so do buildings, statues and flowers for that matter. Sometimes, portrait photographers get to capture facets of our subject or ...