Creating a Timeless Portrait

July 24, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
What would you consider a timeless portrait? Is it one that evokes strong memories of your past? Is it a photo that evokes emotions from almost anyone who looks at the image? Is something very personal? Well.. it can be any of these and much more. A timeless portrait can feature one person, or it may feature a whole family with their friends. The...
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Do Textures add Interest?

July 17, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Almost anyone taking a photo that they wish to share want the image to grab the attention of the viewer and keep it there. If the photographer can reach out and pull someone into the image, he or she has certainly created something special. Of course there are many ways to accomplish the goal with subject, poses, lighting, etc.. but one relatively...
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Never Stop Learning

July 10, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
It really does not matter whether someone is a casual photographer with a cell phone or a seasoned professional, if one likes taking pictures there is almost something new to learn. Sometimes not necessarily involving photography at all. Tell the truth.. most people would occassionally like a challenge or to at least know how to make a better image...
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Can you shoot nudes without being suspected as a creeper?

July 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I was at a portfolio session several years ago and the speaker went around the room asking what genres that the participants shot. I mentioned genres such as fashion.. portraits.. and occasionally artistic nudes. He comments was quite direct in that I had to be careful not to be considered a creeper! Many of the elements that I have mentioned in p...
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Fine Art Nude... Men?

June 26, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
When we think of nude models- specifically fine art nudes most thoughts will drift to the female form. This is certainly not surprising since females are most often sought after and therefore provide the majority of the subjects whether it be in photography, drawing, sculpture or other art forms. Artists often look for graceful and flowing forms fo...
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