Tips And Tricks

How Long is a Photo Session?

How Long is a Photo Session?

How long does a photo session take? How much of your day do you need to dedicate to this investment? It depends on what kind of images we’re taking, where we’re taking them, and more. In this post, I’ll walk through the average session lengths for some of the different types and some factors that…

Products Offered By Atlanta Portrait Photographer Mike Glatzer

Products Offered By Atlanta Portrait Photographer Mike Glatzer

I believe we should all print portraits. Sure, Instagram and Facebook are the usual hubs to display images, but there’s nothing better than walking around my home and seeing incredible art pieces on my walls, coffee tables, and bookshelves. Each piece is a walk down memory lane with a series of emotions. Now, I know…

Quick Posing Techniques For Great Pictures

Quick Posing Techniques For Great Pictures

One of the most common fears I hear from my clients is that they don’t know how to pose. And I think that’s fair – posing isn’t always intuitive, and it’s taken me a long time to learn how to direct my subjects properly, so they look good in front of my camera. There are…

Use Natural Reflectors For Better Portraits & Selfies

Use Natural Reflectors For Better Portraits & Selfies

If you’ve ever wondered about the difference between good and outstanding photos, it usually comes down to composition, posing, and lighting. With the rise of mobile phones, we’ve all slowly become photographers with that piece of technology in our pockets. And I’m sure you can recall moments where you’ve taken a picture with your iPhone…

How I Plan A Portrait Session

How I Plan A Portrait Session

Over the years, I’ve noticed a handful of things that routinely make for a successful portrait session: avoid the rain if you can, planning makes for better photos, and asking someone to think of their favorite dirty joke leads to amazing expressions. Maybe it’s my engineering background or just how I was raised, but I’m…

The Difference Between Yearbook Photos And Senior Portraits

The Difference Between Yearbook Photos And Senior Portraits

Oh, school picture day. An event that brings back lots of cringy memories and pictures we’d rather not see ever again. Well, for many of us. If you’re one of the lucky ones who had great yearbook photos, congratulations! But, you know friends who did not get great headshots in the yearbook over the years. Now for your senior year, you still have to get the standard yearbook photo. But what if you want to do some more portraits? What if you want some additional images for graduation invitations, maybe another shot or two for your yearbook, and even some printed art for the parental units to hang on the walls at home?