The most difficult thing for me is a portrait. You have to try and put your camera between the skin of a person and his shirt. – Henri Cartier-Bresson
It is perhaps this difficulty in portrait photography, that one makes it deserve only the best when it comes to showcasing your work. Given that the whole essence is to communicate something about the people in the portraits – such as their personality, it is vital that this personality is not lost in translation – that from a photograph in print to a photograph in digital.
As such, for portrait photographers, the gallery on their online portfolio site is next to godliness. Or rather, God itself!
Aesthetic Display of Your Work
The best portfolio websites strive towards showcasing your work in the most attractive, inviting manner. A gallery is the first place a visitor on your site would head to. It’s an understated fact – you’d be surprised by how many aspiring portrait photographers falter on this step. Choose an online site that provides a great layout and smooth navigation within the site and to your treasure in the gallery.