Portrait Styles

Traditional

Traditional portraiture would refer to an image where face is the predominant element and is usually against a simple background. The primary focus is a well presented photo of the face. 

Traditional portraiture would refer to an image where face is the predominant element and is usually against a simple background. The primary focus is a well presented photo of the face. 

lifestyle

Lifestyle photography is a style of portrait/people photography which aims to capture and document real life, events or events in an artistic manner.

Lifestyle photography is a style of portrait/people photography which aims to capture and document real life, events or events in an artistic manner.

conceptual

Conceptual photography is meant to illustrates an idea. Often combining two elements that are not normally seen together, in this case, an astronaut helping his wife at home, representing the unseen life of our heros. 

Conceptual photography is meant to illustrates an idea. Often combining two elements that are not normally seen together, in this case, an astronaut helping his wife at home, representing the unseen life of our heros. 

couple

Couple Photography is the capturing of a couple in various poses and locations, generally captured in the time after engagement and before marriage.

Couple Photography is the capturing of a couple in various poses and locations, generally captured in the time after engagement and before marriage.

environmental

Environmental Portrait refers to an image where the subject is photographed in person’s environment. For example, a farmer photographed on the farm, researcher in their lab, or an artist in their studio and so on. Surroundings are used to compliment the subject and to tell a story of the person's livelihood. 

Environmental Portrait refers to an image where the subject is photographed in person’s environment. For example, a farmer photographed on the farm, researcher in their lab, or an artist in their studio and so on. Surroundings are used to compliment the subject and to tell a story of the person's livelihood. 

glamour

Glamour photography is a genre of photography in which the subjects, usually female, are portrayed in erotic or exciting ways ranging from fully clothed to nude. The purpose is to highlight the beauty of the subject without being too revealing. 

Glamour photography is a genre of photography in which the subjects, usually female, are portrayed in erotic or exciting ways ranging from fully clothed to nude. The purpose is to highlight the beauty of the subject without being too revealing. 

abstract

Abstract photography concentrates on shape, form, colour, pattern and texture. The viewer is often unable to see the whole object. The subject of the photo is often only a small part of the idea of the image. Viewers may only know the essence of the image subject or understand it by what is implied.

Abstract photography concentrates on shape, form, colour, pattern and texture. The viewer is often unable to see the whole object. The subject of the photo is often only a small part of the idea of the image. Viewers may only know the essence of the image subject or understand it by what is implied.

group

Group Photography involves 2+ people and photos can range from incredibly complex sets to simple outdoor shots. 

Group Photography involves 2+ people and photos can range from incredibly complex sets to simple outdoor shots.