Blog - Mike Glatzer Photos

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 – Story of Why (#1)

I take a standard headshot portrait of an actor and apply a painterly look that takes inspiration from Rembrandt’s paintings. I walk through the how and why of the set up as well.

Headshot, Photo Work, Portraits

October 11, 2019

Painterly Headshots with Todd

Name two styles that are crazy vibrant in color and exude personality in unexpected ways. I got to capture both Punk and Cosplay awesomeness in a recent creative portrait shoot with my friend Rachel. Throw in the vibrant Krog Street Market & Tunnel as a background and let the attitude shine.

Editorial, Photo Work, Portraits

August 7, 2019

Creative Punk & Cosplay Portraits with Rachel

Picking where to shoot your portrait session is tricky. Do you need to rent a studio or can you shoot on location? There are pros and cons to each, and depending on what you need, you should consider one over the other. So how do you decide?

Photo Work, Planning, Portraits, Thoughts

July 15, 2019

How to Pick Between On Location or Studio Portraits? (10 Ways to Decide)

Check out the various reasons why you should consider shooting your portraits on location vs using a studio.

Photo Work, Planning, Thoughts

June 4, 2019

Give Your Portraits Context (Shoot On Location)

Portrait sessions take a lot of effort to plan and organize. It’s heartbreaking when things go wrong that force you to reschedule or improvise. The best way to avoid this is to rent a studio for your session. I break down several advantages to using a studio for your portrait photos.

Planning, Portraits, Thoughts

May 13, 2019

Take Control of Your Portrait Session (Rent a Studio)

Alright, you’re ready to commit; you want new portraits – wonderful. You open up a browser tab and search for Atlanta Portrait Photographer and, “Holy shitake mushrooms, where do I start?!” Yeah, there are A LOT of us. So how do you sift through the noise?

Instruction, Planning, Thoughts

April 14, 2019

How to Hire a Photographer

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, Business, Fashion, Instruction, Planning, Portraits

April 9, 2019

What to Wear to Your Portrait Session [Revised]

One of the toughest tasks when photographing any brand is making sure you’re on the same page as your client. If you’re speaking different languages, then the images won’t be useful. Communication is key.

Brand, Photo Work, Portraits

March 19, 2019

Branding Portraits with Atlanta Photographer Meredith Davis

I got super lucky when I bought my house in 2018 for many reasons. One of the best? My photographer friend Molly Weir lived right down the street! Cue endless photography, Harry Potter, Marvel nerd chats, and impromptu photo sessions!

Brand, Business, Photo Work, Portraits

March 12, 2019

Editorial Portraits with Atlanta Photographer Molly Weir

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