Blog - Mike Glatzer Photography

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 | Which Do 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

Rim Lighting, Black and White Challenge

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

Capturing Stylized Editorial Portraits of an Automotive Painter using five-plus lights with gels. We capture mixing paint and spraying actual cars.

Editorial, Photo Work

February 11, 2020

Automotive Painter Portraits | Atlanta Creative Photography

girl mixes automotive paint at atlanta bodyshop

A quick recap of a hilarious and fun personal brand portrait session with Latesha Lynch Designs! We shot at White Wall Woodstock studio and got a bunch of great content, including some funny behind the scenes moments! I describe how I shape light in an all-white studio to vary the images and add variety. 

Brand, Headshot, Photo Work, Portraits

January 16, 2020

What is Personal Brand Photography?

white wall studio woodstock portrait of atlanta freelancer holding laptop

Going deeper beyond the standard “About Me” section of my website. This is Story #1 of why I got into photography. A tale of sand, abuse (kidding) by a relative, large birds, and giant lenses.

Thoughts

November 14, 2019

About Mike – Stories of Why #1

Atlanta engineer and photographer Mike Glatzer

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