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Photoshop Rocks My World

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I know Photoshop has gotten a bad rap, but I am not even slightly embarrassed to admit that Photoshop rocks my world.  Now let’s be clear, I am talking about Adobe Photoshop.  I am well aware that “Photoshop” has become a verb used to describe any kind of photo alterations with any random software or app.  I also realize when people think of Photoshop, their minds immediately go to atrocious examples of plumped up booties, cut out thigh gaps, and cartoon skin.   I myself used Photoshop as the fixer-upper when I first began taking portraits because I didn’t yet understand the ins and outs of my camera.  I might not have known the technical aspects of photography, but gosh darn it I knew how to make it all better in Photoshop. Continue reading →

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How to Pose for Male Headshots

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It’s a pretty cool thing when my husband and I get to cross creative paths.  It happens more these days than ever before. We are officially both full time entrepreneurs which means the hours get long and the work is plentiful, but the passion is at its all time highest!  …for our work, of course 😉

After doing his headshots, I thought it would be great to show you a few of the different poses that can be done.  Below are some sample ideas for how to pose men in a studio setting.  It’s best to take portrait shots from direct eye level or above.  A combination of seated and standing poses will serve your client well.  Also feel free to use props that are relevant to their industry, and have fun!

Pierre is in marketing and just launched his new daily podcast – Spiritual Entrepreneur – for the career professional transitioning into full-time entrepreneur.  It is chock full of tips, secrets, interviews, and motivation.  You can catch it on his website, Soundcloud,  iTunes, and Stitcher.  He rocks, if I do say so myself.  And I do. Often. Continue reading →

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Jersey Shore Maternity Photoshoot

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It is no secret that I am a beach lover, but not just any beach.  As much as I adore basking in the hot summer Caribbean sun, walking on that fine white sand, and bathing in the warm turquoise waters…there is nothing like the ocean.  Sure it never gets truly warm, and those waves will beat you upside your head with a force to knock you over, but that ocean is alive. That is why when my dear friends, Ana and Emilio Santos, asked for the maternity shoot to be on the beach, I could think of no place better than the Jersey Shore. Continue reading →