Testing

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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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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Testing With Lauren

January 8, 2011
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Lauren, Test Shoot from mary duprie on Vimeo. Detroit Michigan Model Photographer Mary DuPrie Lauren looks great in todays video but unfortunately most of the time she doesn’t have a head!?  I’ve changed the size of the video to make the file smaller, 720×440.  I’ll have to be mindful of the layout lines on the […]

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Warm And Cool

September 28, 2010
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Michigan Boudoir Photographers Mary DuPrie It’s going to be a short post tonight because I’ve spent the evening Skyping with Aurora! This post is a continuation of yesterdays post.  The image of Lorena above was taken during the same session as below .   I’m working on shooting in the round.  I have my back […]

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When Models Do Their Own Makeup

September 16, 2010
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Michigan People Photographers Mary DuPrie It’s rare to see a face that needs no retouching, but they do exist.  Andi is one of them.  What’s even more unusual is no retouching after they’ve done their own makeup. It’s risky business when a model does her own makeup.  It’s hard after they’ve finished and you don’t […]

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Two Look Test Shoots

September 15, 2010
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Detroit Michigan Portfolio Photographers Mary DuPrie The image of Karolina above could be categorized as a test image.  Fairly simple, not much too it.  It shows an agency what a new model looks like. I’ve mentioned in the past that I shoot models and potential models for the agencies.  During the initial stage of speaking […]

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Double Shadows

July 19, 2010

So I’m still testing the raw sun light look and Andi was nice enough to drop by the studio to help out.  Andi did her own hair and makeup and she did a great job.  She obviously paid attention to Tammy Pore during our first shoot together.  This was Andi’s second shoot ever and she’s […]

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