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On-Location Portraits for Michael Saunders & Company's, Real Estate Agents

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Michael Saunders & Company, an independant, local real estate company that started in 1976, with 26 Branch office in 3 Florida counties, has dedicated agents loyal to Michaels beliefs and vision, from Bradenton to Boca Grande, Florida.  I have enjoyed capturing portraits of some of these agents, with the focus on...
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Business Portraits - Themes, Setting and Visual Aids

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There are two different angels that can be considered when designing a portrait:  an "environmental" approach that involves creating a narrrative to reveal the subjects occupation, or more of a "constructionist" approach that delivers an idea about the person in the portrait.  The differences can be subtle.   In these two portraits,...
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Composing a Striking Portrait - The Importance of Concept Creation

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All great portraits involve concept creation - what is the vision?  How will that narrative be conveyed?    Once that is established the styling of the outfit, accessories, hair, make-up and the location have to support the vision, so the pictures make sense to the viewer. My daughter loves this style...
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Portraits for Real Estate Agents, On-Location Photo shoots

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  Choosing a location for your business portrait tells an important story about who you are and where your area of expertise lies.  Are you a commercial realtor?  Residential?  And depending on which, what part of town would you like to be associated with?  A more urban downtown feel, or out East...
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Celebrating Women's Beauty and Confidence through Boudoir Photography

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  "Our deepest fear is that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.  We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brillant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?  Actually, who are you not be?  ... Your playing small...
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On-location Photography | Sarasota FL

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When preparing for a photo shoot, one of the most important decisions to make is deciding on the location. What is the story you want to tell? What are the subliminal messages you want the viewers of your pictures to receive? Shooting a portrait in-studio is appropriate for some situations but...
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Corporate Style Photo shoot of expert Day Trader, Toni Turner​ | Sarasota FL

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These corporate style photographs were done on location in Sarasota so updates can be made to Toni's website,  An amazing woman to work with - smart, funny and humble, President of TrendsStar Group, Inc. and writer Toni Turner, has an international following in the world of finance. Her books have...
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The Timeless Tradition of Portrait Photography

"I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am not with you." - Frida Kahlo In an age of easy access to cameras on all of our devices, the long revered tradition of taking the time to document our lives...
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Tips to Help You Find the Perfect Wedding Photographer [wedding photography]

One of the first things to do as you are planning your wedding is to book your photographer - the sooner the better as there are only so many Saturdays in the year! Its especially important to make sure when you are booking your favorite one that they don't take multiple...
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Boudoir Photography

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Boudoir photography is special because it gives an expert photographer the opportunity to create very personal, feminine, soft images that also are sexy and playful. With the focus on a woman's face, skin, hair, highlighting the best features of her body, the essence of her femininity is captured while still being tasteful. This...
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Womens Resource Center Portraits | Sarasota, FL

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This collection of portraits was taken featuring 9 women the Womens Resource Center of Sarasota County had selected to be recognized for their successes, through the various programs the center has to offer.   The portraits were enlarged and featured at the 2014 Renaissance Luncheon at the Ritz Carlton.  
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Law office of Michael Perry,

The Sarasota Florida Law office of Michael Perry and his associate,  Attorney Dana Moss, who practice in the area of State and Federal Criminal Defense.   Studio shoot, Sarasota, Fl.
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Ken Tisci, Venice, Florida

Ken has had Corvettes all his life.  These images were shot on location for personal use.
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H. Stephen Hillebrand, Attorney at Law

These images were shot on location at the Law Office of Attorney H. Stephen Hillebrand, for his "Find Law" web site and other advertising purposes.Sarasota, Florida
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Debutante, Elizabeth Hamlet

This portrait session was set up in her Casey Key Home the afternoon of the Debutante Ball.  Portraits were done of Elizabeth with her parents, brother, escort, dear neighbor, Betty and all her aunts!
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Will Brown, Interior Designer. A.S.I.D.

Shot for publicity purposes on location in Will Brown's residence, Sarasota Florida.
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