So we’re trying something a little new! Each month we’re going to take a look back at historical moments and feature the iconic images that were produced as a result of those events. We’re featuring critical moments in American & […]
It’s that time of year again! The holidays means friends, family and merriment, and with all the relatives in town, updating the family portrait becomes a priority. December is the perfect time of the year to update your family portrait, and […]
I strongly want all my clients to feel like they received 1) A great, hassle free experience, 2), Professional photography that is heirloom quality, and 3) A solid value for the service and product they received. A lofty challenge for […]
Well, to paraphrase, It’s been a busy week here in Lake Wobegon! There’s been a plethora of activity around the household last week. Getting things buttoned up for winter, dealing with family concerns back East, and wrapping up Senior portraits […]
So… Last time we met, I gave you my three key fashion recommendations for great portraiture. Today, let’s expand upon that just a bit. Ok. You found your comfy tee and faithful jeans. But are they really the best choice […]
Well, I’m the first to admit I’m no fashionista! But as a photographer, I see how fashion plays a pivotal role in the success of a great portrait. So, I propose the age-old question… “What to wear?” I have three […]
“He never has taken pictures of himself and I think it definitely gave him a better image of himself and he was so excited to share that black-and-white picture with his friends. You brought out the best in him and […]
The professional provides guidance as to flattering wardrobe, advises on props and accessories, and harmonizes color to suit the desired mood. He (or she) doesn’t plop his clients in front of his lens and tells them to “do their thing” and smile. Rather he guides them into a pleasing composition. He’s always scanning the frame for pleasing and purposeful hand placement, looking for a collar that’s popped up, an errant strand of hair that’s distracting, and ensures the lady’s necklace is hanging properly. In short… controlling the details.