• Catchlights: The Small Detail that Can Make or Break Your Portraits

    One year ago - By Peta Pixel

    Photographer Joe Edelman has put together a helpful beginner's guide that explains one of the most important details in portrait photography: catchlights. These specular highlights can make or break your photo, and in this video, Edelman covers all of the basic “dos” and “donts” of catchlights in portraiture.
    “Don't overlook the importance of catchlights,” writes Edelman by way of introduction. “play an important role in creating dimension and depth, and in adding life to a portrait by drawing attention to the eyes.”
    That about sums it up: depth. A portrait without catchlights can easily...
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