How To Create Cinematic Portraits

Photos by Josh S. Rose, 2022

Creating a cinema style portrait means changing a whole lot about what you’ve learned about portraits. It’s not about beauty, golden hour, or even portrait mode or shallow depth of field. Cinema style portraits borrow heavily from the dramatic world of cinema, where it’s more about having a strong opinion as a filmmaker/artist. So, if this is a look you like, be prepared to push yourself and your imagery pretty heavily here. Set…



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