February 2011

How Much For A Half Day?

February 10, 2011
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Michigan Commercial Photographers Mary DuPrie I had a call from an advertsing agency this week wanting a quote for beauty shots showcasing hair.  What surprises me is what little information they can give you about the shoot but need a price for their client.  Beauty/hair is such a specialty and extremely difficult.could retouch hair. I […]

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Hire Me, It’s Easy

February 9, 2011
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Michigan Portfolio Photographers Mary DuPrie So my new struggle is Social Media… I’m not even sure I like the name.  A kind reader suggested I look into paying for Facebook ads.  I feel like a total dolt but I’ve never even seen ads on my Facebook page.  I mentioned this to a fellow photographer and […]

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Remember Myspace?

February 8, 2011
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Detroit Business Headshots Mary DuPrie The dust has to settle on projects before I can wrap my brain around something new.  I do a lot of surfing on the net and run into interesting bits and pieces.  I drag and drop them on my desktop (never got use to bookmarking, I’m not really sure why) […]

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HootSuite Is Sweet

February 7, 2011
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Detroit Fashion Photographers Mary DuPrie So once I kind of put something to bed or feel like I have a handle on things the next item pops up on my list.  This week it’s twitter and facebook!  Yep, I’m taking the plunge.  I’m going to spend my time investigating all the ins and outs of […]

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Five Times!

February 4, 2011
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Detroit Michigan Lifestyle Photographers Mary DuPrie The image above was from a shoot I did for Greek Town Casino a couple of years ago.  I shot different images they could use for different holidays and occasions.  I ran across this image and wondered if it ever got used for football promotions. I ran into a […]

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Foreground Sparkle

February 3, 2011

Michigan Comp Card Photographers Mary DuPrie I haven’t shot anything lately that I would use my new Knoll Lighting Factory effect on, so I went digging and found this shot of Allison.  I thought the image could use a bit of pop.  The background already had a bit of sparkle, I just wanted to add […]

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Denial Is Our Friend

February 2, 2011
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Detroit Executive Headshot Photographer Mary DuPrie The image above was from my CBS studios shoot for their on-air talent.  I love the fact they want cool hip horizontals along with the traditional verticals.  The background is the hardest to shoot.  It’s hard to get use to the idea that the floor is  half of my […]

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