A blog collection of tips and tricks for your Atlanta portrait and headshot sessions, and some recaps of my past work with amazing clients.
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What To Do If It Rains On Your Photoshoot?
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…
About Mike – Stories of Why #3
Going beyond the “About Me” section of my website. This is Story #3 about what inspires my photography. Explosions, electricutions, and inventions; oh my!
Nail What to Wear For Your Portraits Session With 30+ Tips
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!?!??!”
Why Flash Portraits
Flash portraits guarantee that no matter the situation, you will receive the images you’ve imagined that also stand out from everyone else’s.
Inspiration for Portrait Photography | 5 Everyday Sources
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.
Reasons to Update Your Headshot
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?
The 6 Headshot Types | Determine Which One You Need
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!
Black and White Rim Lighting
I use off-camera flash to highlight the edges of a subject and visually cut them out from the background via rim lighting.
About Mike – Stories of Why #2
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.
Automotive Painter Portraits | Atlanta Creative Photography
Capturing Stylized Editorial Portraits of an Automotive Painter using five-plus lights with gels. We capture mixing paint and spraying actual cars.