We often have to take “normal” photos; senior, couple, and family sessions all require simplicity from time to time. Though beautifully composed headshots are fun to make, they’re not always easy to edit. Not having full creative freedom can make you feel restricted and encourage you to completely avoid simple portraits.
It’s possible to satisfy your clients’ needs and spark your own creativity at the same time. Just because a photo looks like a typical headshot doesn’t mean you can’t enhance it to look more like your own work. Editing programs like Lightroom have features that can transform the simplest images into ones that perfectly express your style. Here is how you can achieve this.
(All you’ll need for this tutorial is any version of Lightroom.)
Keep experimenting, practicing, and learning. Happy editing!
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