What’s My Style?

Blog What’s My Style? After viewing my portfolio hopefully you like it, though it may be hard for you to articulate why. Eventually in the development of any creative pursuit a person will find their own style with their own voice. This is true for artists,...

The Problem With Selfies

Blog The Problem With Selfies Though it’s reasonable to think the word “selfie” was born from the advent of smart phones, the truth is Robert Cornelius produced a daguerreotype of himself in 1839. Wow, now there’s a visionary. His results were...

Choosing Your Photographer

Blog Choosing Your Photographer Naturally I hope you choose Doug Remien Studios for your photo session, but as with any purchase it never hurts to comparison shop. For many people price is a primary concern, but it shouldn’t be the overriding one. If...

Black & White Image Conversion

Blog Black & White Image Conversion In this digital age it’s easy to understand why people think converting a color image to black & white is a simple Photoshop task. And in truth it is simple, but if you want your image to be beautiful in black &...

Posing Tips, From the Neck Up

Blog Posing Tips, From the Neck Up Mouth and eye gestures go a long way toward creating that provocative, alluring look. And while some women have an innate ability to flash those expressions, others have a difficult time doing them on command.But it’s really...

Creative Use of Artificial Light

Blog Creative Use of Artificial Light Lighting choices for a photo shoot can greatly affect both the mood of the image and physical look of the model. While I love natural light sources for their soft and flattering illumination, artificial light offers dramatic...