Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2010
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Michigan Modeling Photography by Mary DuPrie Spent the day finishing my glamour pricing… yeah me.  It was like delivering a baby, even harder.  I used InDesign and I’m glad I did, looking forward to learning more about the program.  Redoing all my pricing and info for everything I shoot.  I’m  sending out way more info […]

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This Place’s A Mess!

November 3, 2010
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Detroit Michigan Lingerie Photography by Mary DuPrie End of the day from mary duprie on Vimeo. Lorena from yesterdays shoot.  Trying out some new sets.  I brought in my 24″ black satin squares which I hadn’t done before and a new chair from Home Goods (hint hint, 30 day return policy).  I love the extra […]

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Great Background Textures

September 25, 2010
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Model Photography Workshops by Mary DuPrie Another image from last weekends workshop.   Houston Wedding Photographer Michael Carr wanted to make a Texas style textured background.  Chelsey said she felt like something kinda fall like.   We went back to my clothing racks and found the sweater first, the hat, then the skirt.  I’ve never shot with […]

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Double Dipping

September 20, 2010
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Model Photography Workshops by Mary DuPrie So another great workshop has come to a close and the image of Chelsey above is just one of many examples.  The wall she’s standing in front of is a nasty background wall that’s had many lives. I recently painted white over the whole textured mess.  It’s had several […]

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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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Pretend You’re On Vacation

July 28, 2010
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Chelsy, July 2010 Workshop So we were rushing drying times on this background during the workshop.  I used smooth and rough texture plaster for the first time on the canvas which I’ve never tested, let alone on still damp canvas.  You can buy a 2 1/2 gallon container cheap from Home Depot or Loews.  It’s […]

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Where’d Ya Get That

July 27, 2010
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Chelsey,  July 2010 Workshop We ask that a lot in the studio when models show up with cute wardrobe.  Every time Chelsey shows up her suitcase is full of new wardrobe and that fact puts her high on my testing list.  I asked where she got this top and she mentioned the tags were still […]

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Quiet Beauty

July 26, 2010
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Andi, July 2010 Workshop I shot Andi for the first time about three weeks ago, a diamond in the rough.  She has a quiet unassuming beauty that I love and gravitate towards.    Andi is totally new to modeling and needs camera time which is really hard to come by in Detroit.   I invited […]

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