Photography Tips: Karl Taylor shares a few tips for natural light portraits, including some advice on lenses, aperture and filling in the shadows.

Today we take another look at those natural light portraits. It’s pretty obvious that shooting with the sun directly on your subject, isn’t the best way to go. For one thing, it usually blinds them and generally creates harsh looking shadows. But knowing you should shoot towards the sun to get that soft, even lighting and actually nailing it – could be two different things.

So we thought we’d share one of Karl Taylor‘s quick video tutorials, to look at a few elements that will help lock down those natural light portraits. Karl has been in the industry for over 20 years. His work has been published internationally and he regularly works for some of the world’s leading companies. You can keep up with more from Karl by following him on his Photography Masterclass Blog, or following him on Facebook or Twitter.

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