May 11, 2011

Detroit Michigan Model Photographers Mary DuPrie I’M BACK!  I’ve thawed out from the winter. FACEBOOKME!… it’s become one long word.  When parting nowadays people say good bye and then add “Facebookme!”   It’s become part of our vocabulary.  For the last couple of days I’ve been tagging images that my clients have posted on Facebook.  […]

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Not Lighting Something

November 19, 2010
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Detroit Michigan People Photography by Mary DuPrie I shot this image of Rochelle a couple of years ago.  It’s not typical for me because she has her legs open.  I knew I was going to shoot it dark so it wasn’t going to be too risque, but I have to say it’s still uncomfortable.  It’s […]

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No Way What-So-Ever

October 22, 2010
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Michigan Modeling Photography by Mary DuPrie So I took Dee Dee’s advice and responded back to Dreamna.  Short and to the point.   I didn’t want to based on previous experience, but I thought, hey, why not!?  Her response… Do you know how to put a lock on your page?  I know there are people out […]

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Profoto Hardbox

July 14, 2010
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Today I was testing my Profoto Hardbox on my Profoto 1200ws monolight.   Anthony came by for a quick couple of hours.  It’s still hot in Michigan so today had to be a studio day. Today was like shooting film, I thought the images were going to look a lot better than they did.  The […]

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July 12, 2010
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Sometimes it pays not to get what you ask for.  I was shooting a comp card with a female model in the left image location.  The location is Birmingham which is a big dog walking community, the shops leave  fancy and fun water bowls on the sidewalks for them.  It’s a beautiful boutique style downtown […]

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Headshot First

July 6, 2010
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I always shoot my “headshot” first.  I put that in the can,  covered.  But I’m always thinking headshot even during subsequent looks.  This shot of Anthony was actually the third and last look of the day.  I have to say I prefer this image over my intended headshot. Anthony didn’t need time to warm up […]

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Commercial Model Headshots

July 6, 2010
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The importance of taking a great commercial headshot for agencies is critical.  Understanding what makes a great headshot is part of the equation.  It’s not just a pretty picture.  The image can further a models career, slow it down or stop it completely.  This shoot was Andi’s first to test the waters so to speak.  […]

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Stripped Bare

July 1, 2010

You just never know what you’re going to get when a new model walks in the door.   I’ve been fooled many times in the past so when I see a new model I don’t form an opinion, the camera decides. I gained this attitude from shooting twins years ago.   Upon first seeing them I decided […]

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