In most portrait photos, the subject's eyes look directly into the camera. Have your subject express a variety of emotions to capture a unique photograph. You could also try to have the people in the picture look at something in the frame.
Keep an eye on the weather outside. Weather conditions can create many opportunities to improve or destroy a great picture. You can still get some great outdoor shots on a cloudy day. Compose your photos so that the gray sky is not actually in the frame. Don't let it stop you from taking great pictures.
Do not stop taking outdoor shots when the sun begins to set. There are many opportunities to keep going, especially if you have a tripod available to use with your camera. This piece of equipment allows for great low-light shots no matter if the sun is up or not.
In this episode, I share the photos I made during my daughter’s birth and talk a little bit about what was going through my mind while shooting such an important …