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tricks of the trade

Last month, Stina asked me for some tips and suggestions on how to make good portraits of her relatives at an upcoming reunion (I say "make" because with a portrait you're not just taking the picture, you're directing the whole thing). She had asked for specific pointers so, naturally, I replied with general rhetoric (because I'm a helpful one, I am). I did, however, promise to share a few of the tricks I keep up my sleeve, so here they are. Standard Disclaimer: More advanced photographers may Read more [...]
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q&a: family portraits

A friend shot me this question on Facebook, and after the site ate the second half of my two-part reply, I decided to just make a post out of it (at least WordPress automatically saves drafts). And considering my sporadic posting habits of late, I can always do with more topics to write on. Read more [...]