What is portrait photography?
Portrait photography aims to capture the identity, personality, and essence of a subject utilizing photographic techniques such as composition, lighting, and posing. There are various types of portrait photography that are dependent on the subject of the portrait as well as the style. For example, some portraits are more traditional and formal for professional use and publication. Other types of portraits are more casual such as lifestyle portraiture that capture subjects in everyday life.
Common types of portrait photography:
- Traditional portraits
- Lifestyle portraits
- Glamour portraits