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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.

Master the Contrapposto

Master the Contrapposto

If there is one pose that all models must learn, it is the contrapposto. Italian for counterpoise, it is the pose often struck by runway models when they reach the end of the stage. And it is the mainstay of any model posing for a photographer. A skilled model can perform dozens of variations over the course of just a few minutes.

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Image Rebranding, A Case Study

Image Rebranding, A Case Study

Image rebranding is a means of reestablishing who you are, what you do, and how you do it. It’s used to recommunicate your qualities and characteristics to your market. As it pertains to visual media, your logo, website, photographs, and social media should all have the same look and feel. They should use the same colors, graphics, and fonts without deviation. Consistency and continuity is the key.

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Copyright, Consent, & Licensing

Copyright, Consent, & Licensing

Copyright privileges are a complicated subject and while I’m not a lawyer, I’ll try to explain it as concisely as possible. Legally, to be in compliance with U.S. copyright law, ownership of original work is never surrendered by the artist. So once a glamour client has possession of their final portfolio, it’s their’s to use only for private purposes. If they wish to use it for commercial purposes consent must be granted my the creator (photographer). So first, let me explain how consent works then I’ll explain how I provide consent.

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Make-Up Tips

Make-Up Tips

Many women are quite comfortable with doing their own hair and make-up, but there’s a big difference between everyday make-up and that required for a photo shoot. While utilizing a professional hair and make-up artist can provide benefits, the following are a few tips to keep in mind when doing it yourself.

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Before and After

Before and After

For clients new to glamour photo sessions, it’s important they realize there‚Äôs a big difference before and after editing. It’s sometimes hard to visualize the metamorphosis of an image from the initial camera capture to the final completed image. Viewing the before and after slider below should illustrate the process more fully.

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