Tips And Tricks Blog - Mike Glatzer Photography

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

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Do you know what to bring to your portrait session? I know, I know – you’re already anxious about looking your best and trying not to look goofy when you pose. Do you really need to worry about more things? By bringing a couple of additional items to your session, though, you can make yourself […]

Headshots, Portraits, Tips And Tricks

September 16, 2020

What To Bring To Your Portrait Session

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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A list of my favorite Atlanta portrait studios! I also explain why you should consider taking your portraits in a studio as well.

Portraits, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

May 13, 2019

My Top Atlanta Portrait Studios & Why To Use Them

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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

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One of the more challenging things when working on location is figuring out where my subjects should change their clothes. It’s a bit harrowing. So if there isn’t a dressing room handy, how can you change outfits without becoming a momentary exhibitionist?

Photo Work, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

June 15, 2018

6 Tips For How to Change Clothes During a Photo Shoot

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