Blog - Mike Glatzer Photography

Do you know what to bring to your portrait session? I know, I know – you’re already anxious about looking your best and trying not to look goofy when you pose. Do you really need to worry about more things? By bringing a couple of additional items to your session, though, you can make yourself […]

Clothing, Engagement Session, Headshot, Planning, Portraits

September 16, 2020

What To Bring To Your Portrait Session

list of what to bring to your portrait session

What do you do if it rains on your photoshoot? If you live in Atlanta, you know that the weather is pretty fickle. The saying goes, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 30 minutes.” That’s fine for everyday activities, but what if you have a portrait session scheduled? Do we pack it in? Do […]

Clothing, Photo Work, Planning, Portraits, Thoughts

August 26, 2020

What If It Rains On Your Atlanta Photoshoot. What Do You Do?

girl leaps with umbrella for rainy photoshoot in downtown atlanta

Going beyond the “About Me” section of my website. This is Story #3 about what inspires my photography. Explosions, electricutions, and inventions; oh my!

Photo Work, Thoughts

August 10, 2020

About Mike – Stories of Why #3

Atlanta engineer and photographer Mike Glatzer

Alrighty, it’s almost photo time! You’ve picked your portrait session date, we’ve talked about the schedule, where to meet, and brainstormed concepts. There’s a lot going on and I’m sure you’re thinking, “I’m excited, a little nervous, and OMG, WHAT DO I WEAR!?!??!”

Brand, Clothing, Instruction, Planning, Portraits

July 30, 2020

Nail What to Wear For Your Portraits Session With 30+ Tips

atlanta male actor in leather jacket sits on sidewalk of west midtown

Flash portraits guarantee that no matter the situation, you will receive the images you’ve imagined that also stand out from everyone else’s.

Instruction, Photo Work, Style, Thoughts

July 15, 2020

Why Flash Portraits | Natural Light is Boring

flash portrait of girl leaning against brick wall

How hard is it to pick a portrait concept? Where do you find inspiration?! In this post, I’ll walk through sources of inspiration for your portrait session.

Planning, Portraits, Thoughts

June 10, 2020

Find Inspiration for Portrait Concepts | 5 Everyday Sources

girl in popcorn bath pinup portrait concept

We’ve all been there. You’re waiting to meet a new person, and you don’t recognize them until they introduce themselves. Why? Their headshot is 5 to 15 years old. This reason is just one of 4 to update your headshot consistently. Want to know the other reasons?

Headshot, Thoughts

May 14, 2020

Update Your Headshot? 4 Reasons Why

atlanta high school senior actor headshot

What are the 6 headshot types, what makes them different and unique, and which one do you need to get? Chances are, you’ll need more than one!

Headshot, Thoughts

April 14, 2020

The 6 Headshot Types | Determine Which One You Need

atlanta actor headshot

I use off-camera flash to highlight the edges of a subject and visually cut them out from the background via rim lighting.

Instruction, Photo Work, Portraits

March 31, 2020

Black and White Rim Lighting

black and white rim lighting portrait of girl running fingers through hair atlanta studio

Going beyond the “About Me” section of my website. This is Story #2 about what inspires my photography. A tale of lights, persuasion, and teenage hormones.

Style, Thoughts

March 17, 2020

About Mike – Stories of Why #2

Atlanta engineer and photographer Mike Glatzer

Mike glatzer Photography Serves ATLANTA, GA & worldwide