There are three main types of traditional portrait photography: close-ups or facial shots, upper body shots and environmental portraits. Facial shots and upper body shots focus only on the person in the photo, whereas en... More »

A 2015 survey by photography website SmartShoot revealed that the average prices for portrait photography range between $200 and $954. According to more than 250 photographers surveyed, prices vary depending on the lengt... More » Hobbies & Games Photography

Portrait orientation refers to the view of a document, slide, worksheet or image that is taller than it is wide. The term comes from portrait photography. More » Technology Computers & Hardware Printers

The Portrait Center at Walmart, run by Photos Unlimited, offers portraits of nearly every type, including passport photos, family photos, head shots and business photos. Portraits can be taken of a single person or of tw... More » Hobbies & Games Photography

Popular backgrounds for senior portraits include outdoor scenes such as cityscapes, beaches and boat docks. Nature scenes such as forests, fields of flowers and waterfalls are also popular. Other popular backgrounds incl... More » Hobbies & Games Photography

Portrait packages offered by Lifetouch vary based upon the type of portraits taken and the specific location, according to Lifetouch. Packages offered for school portraits are generally outlined in a flyer sent home with... More » Hobbies & Games Photography

Some famous photographs of poverty are Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother," Gordon Parks's portrait of Flavio da Silva in the slums of Rio de Janeiro and Kevin Carter's "The Vulture and the Little Girl." These stark images... More » Hobbies & Games Photography