ZoeyCan you take great portraits like the celebrity photographers? You probably don’t have a fancy camera, ring lighting, $3,000 worth of soft boxes or your own studio. But even with a $150 point and shoot camera you can take great wall hanging portraits with the help of Darren Rouse from the Digital Photography School.

The Digital Photography School, (DPS), has 10 great tips on how to improve your portraits. Writer Derren Rouse explains why thinking outside of box will give you the wow factor in your portraits. He suggests changing your prospective, eye contact, composition and many more.

“Most portraits are taken with the camera at (or around) the eye level of the subject. While this is good common sense – completely changing the angle that you shoot from can give your portrait a real WOW factor.”

10 Ways to Take Stunning Portraits [via Digital Photography School]