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Senior Photo Tips

Senior Photo Tips

What do I wear?  What should my hair look like?  Straight, curly, up , down?  Phew! I have heard it all, and just let me tell you there is no easy answer.  This is why we find it so important to meet with the student prior to their photos.  This way we can get all their questions answered, and it gives us the ability to meet the client and give our ...

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How To Take Outdoor Photos

How To Take Outdoor Photos

People often ask me what is the key to taking an outstanding outdoor photo.  Is it best to take them on a sunny or an overcast day?  I have a few tips that can help you get the most from your outdoor photography. First of all when shooting on a sunny day, it is absolutely a no no to have your subjects in the direct sunlight! This will create what i like ...

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When people see examples of my Portrait Photography, they have all sorts of questions. They want to know about equipment, lighting, settings, locations, how to get the best pictures outside, and so on. I look forward to sharing my experience with you in a series of blog posts that will hopefully provide tips on how to get the best quality pictures. If you have any questions, please either comment on a specific blog post or contact me via email or phone. Thank you for visiting my site and I hope to hear from you soon.

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Ambient Light Outdoors

Ambient Light Outdoors

You’re  at the mercy of mother nature to be on your side to take a compelling outdoor photo. The trick is to find places where you will have successful results under a variety of conditions. Location is vital when shooting outdoor photos. Just as a window is crucial for indoor photos, you need to find a window of light for your outdoor photos as well. This might be a gap in a canopy, a…

Using Natural Light Indoors

Using Natural Light Indoors

When taking a photo indoors, it can be quite challenging getting the light distributed correctly. The first thing you want to look for is a large widow where natural light is coming in.  It is one thing to find the window, but to have the correct angle takes practice. You will want to place the subject as close to the window as possible to insure the best quality of light. In other words the…

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