Lindsay Adler’s Five Tips For Helping a Portrait Subject Relax

Establishing a connection is one of the toughest part of making portraits

One of the most common questions we get about portrait photography is how to help the subjects relax. It takes a special kind of person to really enjoy being on the business end of a camera lens, and they can be few and far between. In this video from Creative Live, Lindsay Adler shares some helpful tips for making your subject less nervous.

A lot of this information comes from tons and tons of experience. Being able to read the cues that your subject offers is of really high importance.

Do you have any special tips or tricks you use in order to make your portrait sessions go more smoothly?