1. Top 10 Tips to Better Portraits


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How to Start Taking Better Portraits Right Out of the Box!

If you only have time to read one chapter, this is it—the top tips to taking better portraits right out of the gate. It’s not a chapter that tells you to go buy a better lens, or go hire world-class models, or even to fly to exotic locations for better backdrops. It deals with actions you can take right now.

Let’s jump right in and start improving your portrait photography with the settings you have on the camera you already own. With a handful of tips and techniques that transcend equipment, you’ll ...

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