April 2010

Birmingham Michigan Comp Cards, Frame Me

April 30, 2010
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Birmingham Michigan Model Photographers These images bring me back to early in my career.  I had only shot outside perhaps once or twice before this.  I knew nothing about how to light outside, I would just have the model tip her head up to fill in her eyes.  I thought it was quantity of light […]

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Straight On

April 29, 2010
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Anyone who knows me knows how much I love straight on images.  So the straight jacketed look of a large neck piece is appealing to me.  It forces the model to look straight. The blue piece was cut from the original 6 ft length and clipped in the back.  I laid the piece down flat, […]

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Michigan Studio Photography

April 28, 2010
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Glamour Portraits in Michigan Mary DuPrie I had a great time speaking for PPM on Sunday in Bay Harbour, Michigan.  I gave a 4 hour talk and demonstration about the world of modeling agencies and their preferences.  I mentioned my favorite backdrops were mirrors and that seemed to pique a lot of interest. I can […]

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Model Photography in Michigan

April 26, 2010
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Metro Detroit Model Photography Mary DuPrie I’m in Computer Hell I love freckles…nuff said Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Buzz it up Subscribe to the comments on this post Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Birmingham Michigan Portrait Photography

April 24, 2010
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Birmingham Michigan Natural Light Portraiture Mary DuPrie I’ve been using my studio windows more and more.  I”ve never really utilized them as much as I should. Another under utilized tool are my black and white foam core panels.  I cut up a 4×8 ft. panel down the middle to make a 2×8 ft. panel.  I […]

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Lifestyle Photography in Detroit

April 23, 2010
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Lifestyle Photography in Detroit Mary DuPrie Having a model holding a coffee cup is much harder than it looks.  Having a cup with the right size and shape handle can make it a lot easier.  I like a handle you can put your hand in, it keeps the hand looking softer. This would be more […]

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Birmingham Michigan Comp Card Photography

April 22, 2010
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Birmingham MI Portfolio Photographers Mary DuPrie One door, three different models.  These shots were first time shoots for models making comp cards for the local modeling industry.  As you can see, I love this door (I try not to overshoot it but it’s so gorgeous)  While shooting in front of the doorway I met the […]

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Detroit Michigan Commercial Photographers

April 21, 2010
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Detroit Michigan Commercial Photography Mary DuPrie Typical amount of money spent on wardrobe for one of my shoots is about $10. To build a commercial/agency book it’s great to include workout/spa setups with more commercial looking wardrobe. I find that workout images are easier to shoot than bathing suits for a beginner model and models […]

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