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Three tips for making your subjects smile

Taking portraits can be a lot of fun but there’s one little snag that people can often run into. It’s hard to get your subject to smile in a way that looks natural. While a highly exaggerated smile can be hilarious, it might not be quite the natural look that you were going for. Luckily […]

Five Tips for Better Portraits

Portrait photography is not only a highly popular genre for professional photographers; it’s also a nearly unavoidable subject for photographers of every skill. Any time you compose a picture with a person as the subject, you’re taking a portrait. As the world of photography continues to develop, we strive to take portrait pictures that capture […]

Happy Valentine’s Day, and Elsewhere

Hello, friends! First, let me wish you all a very happy Valentine’s day. I hope that you all will spend it in the exact way that will make you the happiest. Secondly, I wanted to share with you all some links of things that are being talked about in the realm of photography, elsewhere: – […]

Upcoming and Elsewhere

Hello friends! I thought I’d let you know about some things that are in the works for upcoming entries, as well as some things that are happening elsewhere on the subject of photography. First up, I am in possession of my copy of Scott Kelby’s new workbook/DVD combo, Photo Recipes Live: Behind the Scenes: Your […]

Inspiration Board Tuesday

Inspiration is such an interesting thing it’s completely subjective and its impossible to be wrong.  I think I love that about it most.  Number 16 from my incredibly long list of photography challenges is Open Doors.  I love  pictures with doors and windows.  I love the intrigue that they represent.  What is behind that door?  What is […]

Photographer in the News: Paul Tumason

Another Monday is upon us, it’s the second in 2009 and with it business owners are struggling with these hard economic times.  Photographers are no different of course and I ran across this article about photographer Paul Tumason and his search for a new studio after a steep rent increase.  While that’s what the story was […]

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