natural light


August 9, 2010
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Once you start shooting models simple things become a big deal.  Take great eyelashes for example. Great full bottom lashes are especially hard to come by and Andi has them to spare.  Andi’s a great test model because she can do her own makeup.  She definitely has a preference on how she wears her hair […]

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Not What I Had In Mind

August 6, 2010
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Andrea, July 2010 Workshop During my workshops I have a certain idea what an image will look like.  Kevin mentioned he really liked an image that I had shot previously of Andi. We were at the end of a long day and this was a grab shot.  I had done this same location, chair and […]

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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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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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Wrap Me Up

May 4, 2010
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When people move they really seem to get in the throwing away mode.  They just want it out of their life.   At first and even now I’m a bit embarrassed to stop, but I just tell myself “I’m a photographer” so it’s ok! My neighbor moved and seemed to  have quite the stash of gift […]

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Birmingham Michigan Comp Cards, Frame Me

April 30, 2010
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Birmingham Michigan Model Photographers These images bring me back to early in my career.  I had only shot outside perhaps once or twice before this.  I knew nothing about how to light outside, I would just have the model tip her head up to fill in her eyes.  I thought it was quantity of light […]

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Model Photography in Michigan

April 26, 2010
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Metro Detroit Model Photography Mary DuPrie I’m in Computer Hell I love freckles…nuff said Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Buzz it up Subscribe to the comments on this post Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Birmingham Michigan Portrait Photography

April 24, 2010
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Birmingham Michigan Natural Light Portraiture Mary DuPrie I’ve been using my studio windows more and more.  I”ve never really utilized them as much as I should. Another under utilized tool are my black and white foam core panels.  I cut up a 4×8 ft. panel down the middle to make a 2×8 ft. panel.  I […]

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