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Portrait Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Erik Valind

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8. Single-Person Portrait Scenarios

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Nikon D800 • ISO 125 • 1/125 sec. • f/8 • 85mm lens

Bringing it all together

This chapter is where you begin to apply everything you’ve learned, from techniques to equipment, all to create a variety of single-person portraits. Let’s walk through some setups, both indoors and outside, from one light to multiple lights. They will serve as a foundation for your future shoots and be great reference points when you’re deciding on what look would best benefit your subject.

Poring Over the Picture

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Nikon D800 • ISO ...

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