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Detroit People Photography – Assisting

March 19, 2015
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Detroit Michigan People Photographers Mary DuPrie People Photography in the Detroit area for paid work is mostly commercial. So dealing with people is key… and assistants are people.  You need a great team for high end work.  If you have one bugaboo in the group it changes the flavor of the mix. TESTING ASSISTANTS Testing […]

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Detroit Michigan Model Photographers…Sabaticals

March 11, 2015
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  Detroit Michigan Commercial Model Photographers Mary DuPrie The concept of sabbatical has a source in shmita, described several places in the Bible (Leviticus 25, for example, where there is a commandment to desist from working the fields in the seventh year). In the strict sense, therefore, a sabbatical lasts a year. So what have […]

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Detroit Michigan Editorial Photographers

January 24, 2014

  Commercial Photographers Detroit Mary DuPrie Detroit Michigan Editorial Photographers… I hosted an ASMP event last night at the studio.  Tom McKenzie moderated the round table, ask anything, event.  ASMP main focus is for photographs who do editorial (not fashion editorials) for magazines.  A great resouce for new photographers quoting commercial and editorial photography and […]

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Metro Detroit Photographers

January 18, 2014

Detroit People Photographers Mary DuPrie Metro Detroit Photographers… loving me some ring light.  My love of the ring light is on and off.  It can be a tricky light to use.  The ring light has a very distinct hard edge look.  You normally see it used as a main light and you see fashion photographers […]

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Metro Detroit Portfolio Photographers

January 17, 2014
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  Detroit Fashion Photographers Mary DuPrie Metro Detroit Portfolio Photographers, we need to have lots of different techniques in our arsenal to give a model the variety they need.   A portfolio is built up over time.  I often have people call and ask for a “portfolio”, using that phrase I know they are just starting […]

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Detroit Michigan Commercial Model Photographers

January 16, 2014
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  Detroit Commercial Photographers Mary DuPrie Detroit Michigan Commercial Model Photographers… we see what “can” be.  Clients literally see an image but  as a photographer I envision.   I pretty much know how I’m going to retouch an image when I see it.    I might plan on changing the overall tone, perhaps split toning, […]

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Modeling Photographers Michigan

January 15, 2014
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Modeling Photographers Michigan Modeling Photographers Michigan quite a diverse bunch.  We all work very differently from one another and have different comfort levels.  Mine has changed drastically over time.  Years ago I didn’t allow anyone on set, not even the makeup artist.  I didn’t like the feeling of someone standing behind me, judging me.  Well […]

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Detroit Michigan Beauty Photography

January 14, 2014
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Detroit Michigan Beauty Photography   Detroit Michigan Beauty Photography, not really a big market here.  I’ve only really had one paying client find me using this phrase, they turned out to be my best client and a returning client as well.  Returning clients are my favorite by far, there is a familiarity that is just […]

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