Thoughts Archives - Mike Glatzer Photography

2020 has really been something. A dumpster fire is the first description that comes to mind. And as we’re counting down the days until 2021 and a year that will hopefully see some semblance of old norms by the summer, I decided to find and appreciate the good things that happened this year. 2020 has been terrible and stressful and painful in numerous ways, but it’s been pretty incredible too. I didn’t realize how good until I started the annual exercise of reviewing my numbers and budgeting for next year (yes, I’m one of those nerds). Here are some of my top moments of 2020, both photographically and personally.

Thoughts

December 16, 2020

My Top 2020 Moments

top 2020 moments

Photography knows no bounds. It is a medium that highlights everything from food to war. Unfortunately, photography has also shown bias in its history. This bias has affected how we photograph BIPOC today and previously. As a photographer, my goal is to show off everyone in their best light; to make my images represent the […]

Commercial & Brand, Headshots, Photo Work, Portraits, Thoughts

November 10, 2020

How I Photograph BIPOC For Portraits And Headshots

black cinematographer with clapboard

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

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.

Portraits, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

June 10, 2020

Find Inspiration for Portrait Photography Ideas | 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?

Headshots, Thoughts

May 14, 2020

Reasons to Update Your Headshot

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!

Headshots, Thoughts

April 14, 2020

The 6 Headshot Types | Determine Which One You Need

atlanta actor headshot

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.

Thoughts

March 17, 2020

About Mike – Stories of Why #2

Atlanta engineer and photographer Mike Glatzer

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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