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October 11, 2010

So I’m in hot water for mentioning the ABIA awards given to Allure Makeup.  So let me clarify a few things.  I was never claiming she won the award based on my photography.  My blog readers are sophisticated enough about the industry to know that clients vote on many aspects about vendors and with enough […]

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I Love Headshots

August 11, 2010
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Larry Peters, Actor As everyone might know by now, Detroit has been given a business boom with the film industry now in town.  It’s been great for a lot of business owners here in Michigan.  There was a booming business years ago and it’s been quiet up until now.   Actors that haven’t been doing […]

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Pop Up

July 29, 2010
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Andi, July 2010 Workshop During the last workshop I mentioned to the guys when there was down time to take Andi around the studio and shoot her quick and easy with window light.  My studio is so overwhelming their minds go crazy with possibilities and they soon get off track.  There are so many backgrounds […]

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Number Three

July 14, 2010
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Last week I wasn’t showing up anywhere in search for headshots, boohoo.  Yesterday I was number three in just one week!  I wasn’t really thinking about optimizing for headshots because I’m basically a model shooter.  The film industry has come to town so headshots are on my radar more.  There are quite a few industries […]

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Summer Aged

July 12, 2010
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Image above has Photoshop action;  Smooth desaturation by Rocketlaunch I don’t use canned actions much because  every image needs and reacts differently to the action.  So the time involved going through them can be a bit off putting.  I tend to go in phrases and yesterday I decided to see what an action would do […]

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July 9, 2010
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Before and After of Lauren taken at my November 2009 workshop While talking with a fellow photographer today we compared how much weight we both had gained because of photography.  ouch!  Or maybe I should say because of my computer.  The list of what I do on my computer would be so long it would […]

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June 4, 2010
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Commercial models audition for print and Television.  Their head shots and the shots that pertain to the audition are sent.  The agency has a database, the Booker goes through their images and sends what they think is appropriate for that job.  They normally send 3 or 4 images of each model, one image for acting. […]

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Detroit Michigan Fashion Photographers

April 9, 2010
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Detroit Michigan Fashion Photographers Mary DuPrie Yesterday I posted 2 images of setups, well that’s not helpful, who cares, so what! What did the images look like from the setup little missy!  I often see “behind the scenes” videos and pics, but without the “results there is no connection to be made.  I can’t determine […]

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