Photo Work Archives - Mike Glatzer Photography

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 […]

Photo Work, Portraits, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

August 26, 2020

What To Do If It Rains On Your Photoshoot?

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

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

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

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

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. 

Commercial & Brand, Headshots, Photo Work, Portraits

January 16, 2020

Behind The Scenes of a Personal Brand Photography Session

white wall studio woodstock portrait of atlanta freelancer holding laptop

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.

Headshots, Photo Work, Portraits

October 11, 2019

Dramatic Lighting for Actors | Atlanta Headshot Photographer

dramatic lighting atlanta male studio actor headshot

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.

Photo Work, Portraits

August 7, 2019

Creative Lighting Cosplay and Punk Portraits at Krog Street Tunnel | Atlanta Photographer

girl leans on graffiti rail at krog street tunnel atlanta

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, Portraits, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

July 15, 2019

Should You Take Portraits On Location Or In A Studio?

where to take my portraits in Atlanta

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

Photo Work, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

June 4, 2019

My Top Atlanta Portrait Locations & Why Take Portraits On Location

mom and daughter portrait on location avalon georgia

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