Shooting professional photography is a skill acquired through years of experience. Even though a DSLR now costs under $1,000, taking professional portraits involves much more than a nice camera.
In this digital age where everyone has cameras, scanners, and home “photo printers,” we hear this all the time: How do professional (or personal) photographers charge $X for an 8×10 when they cost just $1.50 at the drugstore? Simply put, the customer is not just paying for the actual photograph; they’re paying for time and expertise.
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I’ve been getting a surge of requests lately from people wanting to book holiday portrait sessions – particularly glamour / boudoir photography sessions. If you’ve been thinking about a unique gift for that special someone, now’s the time to do something about it. Call or click to book your session now, before time runs out.
In addition to traditional photographic prints, we can print your intimate portrait on a variety of specialty substrates, including canvas and fine art paper. Due to time constraints, Holiday orders will receive special attention, but don’t forget that we need to factor in shipping time, as well, for orders being sent out of state.
While you’re at it, it’s not too early to start thinking about Valentine’s day. What are your plans?
Expect the unexpected, and be ready to capture those priceless moments that will serve as treasured reminders of their youth for years to come.
Whether you’re a seasoned pro photographer or simply a proud parent with a cell phone cam, if you’ve tried to photograph toddlers you know that the experience can be challenging, frustrating and immensely rewarding, all at the same time.
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She says it’s the name of her favorite concerto for the cello, and she’s passionate about music. She was looking for something that would capture her simpler side, and she was gracious enough to work with me on a moment’s notice.
She says it’s the name of her favorite concerto for the cello, and she’s passionate about music. She was looking for something that would capture her simpler side, and she was gracious enough to work with me on a moment’s notice. Though the shoot was brief, we ended up with quite a few shots that we were both happy with, thanks to her remarkable ability to work with the camera. Continue reading “She goes by “Elegie””
How do you go about creating a portrait that transcends the ordinary? Start with a New York musician who’s looking for something a little bit different, add a Tucson photographer, mix in a touch of imagination and a dash of willingness to experiment, then start chipping away at the box. It may take some time; in this case, what might’ve normally been an hour-long shoot turned into nearly three hours and over two hundred shots. In the end, we had some spectacular images – not only traditional fare, but beautiful shots like these, as well: