Instruction Archives - Mike Glatzer Photography

Shooting outside is excellent. Shooting outside with flash is a pain. Personally, I love making that compromise because it looks freaking amazing. In this article, I explain how to light an editorial type runner shoot outdoors in screaming sunlight using High-Speed Sync.

Commercial & Brand, Instruction, Photo Work, Portraits, Tips And Tricks

March 15, 2021

High-Speed Sync Trail Runner

female trail runner stands on path of atlanta park

When getting your photos taken, there are things you rely on your photographer to do well: posing, lighting, and composition. As a client and the subject, you should be able to show up and let the magic happen, right? There are several things you can do to prepare for your photo session and make it […]

Headshots, Instruction, Portraits, Tips And Tricks

October 14, 2020

How To Prepare For Your Photo Session | A Complete Guide

high school senior sits against krog street graffitti wall for atlanta senior portrait photoshoot

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!?!??!”

Commercial & Brand, Instruction, Portraits, Tips And Tricks

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, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

July 15, 2020

Why Flash Portraits | Natural Light is Boring

flash portrait of girl leaning against brick wall

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

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, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

April 14, 2019

17 Questions To Ask A Photographer

portrait of atlanta photographer Mike Glatzer working on laptop in dancing goats coffeeshop atlanta

How often do you find yourself distracted or looking at a mountain of activities with no idea where to start? Do you ever start working on a blog post or editing a design, then you get an email notification, and the next thing you know you’ve searched Google for an hour to answer that client, only to realize you missed your window to finish that original task – which was – wait, what was I working on again?

Instruction, Photo Work, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

December 18, 2018

Get Things Done with a Set Schedule

flat lay scheduler notebook

If you’re a creative who lives without structure or a schedule, you need to wake up and smell the dark roast, because to be successful, time management needs to be your best friend.

Commercial & Brand, Instruction, Thoughts

July 12, 2018

Time Management Tips and Tricks

time management

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