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Welcome to my blog. Here you’ll find plenty of helpful tips regarding posing, photography, wardrobe selection, branding, and many others. Give them a quick read and I think you’ll agree.

Autumn Colors, On Location

Autumn Colors, On Location

Shooting autumn colors on location is especially enjoyable with a beautiful client surrounded by beautiful scenery. My client and I shot this image in the spectacular Tahquamenon Falls State Park of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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Symmetry vs Asymmetry

Symmetry vs Asymmetry

Two considerations when posing a model are symmetry vs asymmetry. Often, the primary goal when photographing the female form is to reveal its sensual curves. Though perhaps counter-intuitive, a great way to achieve this is with asymmetrical posing.

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Revealing the Hourglass

Revealing the Hourglass

Revealing the hourglass is an important means of highlighting a woman’s unique features, In previous posts I’ve discussed ways to accentuate the positives while minimizing the negatives for specific features of a woman’s figure.

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Posing Tips From the Neck Down

Posing Tips From the Neck Down

While some women can pose with ease, most will benefit from reading my list of posing tips from the neck down. It’s easy to assume a woman with a size two figure and hourglass shape produces the best poses, but in reality, great poses can be taught, and anyone can execute them.

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Image Branding

Image Branding

Image branding is a means of marketing who you are, what you do, and how you do it. It’s used to communicate your qualities and characteristics to your market or prospective clients. Once you determine the qualities and characteristics you wish to project, your brand identity is built and maintained through the continuous and consistent application from both written and visual media.

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Post-Production Editing

Post-Production Editing

In this age of Photoshop, post production editing possibilities are seemingly endless. The question sometimes comes up why “Photoshop” at all? The simple answer is that this genre is glamour, not photojournalism. I’m not trying to photograph you in everyday light looking like your everyday self. Famous celebrities want to be seen at their very best, and you should as well. So just as with a glamorous runway model, my goal is to capture you at your alluring best. This means in the softest light, sexiest poses and most flattering outfits. And it means editing with the most advanced digital software available, Photoshop.

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