There are a wide variety of lenses available for mirrorless cameras. Some are better for portrait photography than others. In this video, Derrick Story explains which he prefers.
- [Instructor] If you do decide to shoot with…a mirrorless camera, there are many good options out there.…My six favorite are Olympus, Panasonic, Fujifilm,…Sony, and then now, with their new entries, Canon and Nikon.…So we have six very good choices.…I'm gonna talk about the effective focal length,…because regardless of what size sensor you're using,…for instance, right here, we have micro four thirds,…so that smaller sensor means that we double what we see…on the lens, so that's an effective focal length…of 50 millimeters, even though it says 25.…
The Canon and Nikon full frames, which you see on the lens,…is what you get, and then Fujifilm, for example,…has a crop sensor that's 1.5, I believe,…so they're all a little different.…So if we think in terms of effective focal length,…then all you have to do is do the math…when you're looking at different lenses.…50 millimeters, which is what this lens right here is,…kind of the starting point for me for portrait work.…I like to have a little bit of working distance,…
- Guidelines for senior portraits
- Setting up a portable studio
- Posing subjects
- Shooting outside
- Working with family members
- Using mirrorless cameras and smartphones
- Editing senior portraits
- Exporting and delivering images
Skill Level Intermediate
Learning Natural Light Portrait Photographywith Chris Orwig2h 30m Intermediate
Up-Close Portrait Photography: Start to Finishwith Chris Orwig2h 5m Intermediate
1. The Basic Guidelines and Business of Portraiture
2. Studio Space and Posing Options
3. Working with Family Members and Shooting Outside
4. Using Mirrorless and Smartphones for Portraits
5. Sort and Organize the Photo Shoot
6. Edit and Enhance Your Selects
7. Deliver the Images
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