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Working At Not Working

January 13, 2011
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Detroit Michigan Modeling Portfolio Photography by Mary DuPrie I’ve shot Karolina quite a bit over the last couple of years.  She came my way via comp card shoot.  She’s so sweet and so much fun she’s my go to girl when I think of testing.  What’s nice is she never seems bothered when I keep […]

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Testing High Key With Karolina

January 9, 2011

Testing with Karolina from mary duprie on Vimeo. Detroit Michigan Commercial Model Photography by Mary DuPrie I’m still not understanding why I’m cutting Karolina’s head off?  I’ve put the safety zone/margins on my video screen, they had two to choose from 4:3 aspect ratio and 90%.  I’m not sure which is the right one.  Perhaps […]

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I Made A Mom Cry Twice

November 28, 2010
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Detroit Michigan Modeling Portfolio Photography by Mary DuPrie I had my reshoot come back today (the whole jpg raw thing)… made the mom cry again.  She’s a natural, old enough to follow directions, young enough to have fun.   It’s great to see my techniques in action.  At the end of the shoot she’s not […]

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Photographing Kids Headshots

September 4, 2010
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Kids Headshots in Michigan Kids are great.  It’s a wonderful change of pace at the studio.  I had two young sisters (about seven and nine) today and it was interesting to watch the younger sister study the older.  The girls were having a great day, having their hair done then going to lunch with mom. […]

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Welcome To Detroit

August 11, 2010
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I did a commercial shoot a couple of years ago for Greek Town Casino.  It was right up my ally, attractive models smiling, not trying too hard, being warm and friendly.   My “hey” and “alligator” smiles are my signatures and I truly feel I get hired because of them.  The majority of commercial work is […]

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I Give Up

May 25, 2010
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The peace sign here can mean two things, peace or surrender. Hoping for different results when I hit the register button again.  Buying a new computer and changing everything over is a royal pain.  I purchased a new Mac Pro G4 Intel awhile ago and I’m just getting around to changing over.  Yuk. I had […]

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