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Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Busy Weekend

Originally uploaded by Tim Morgan.
This past weekend Jennie and I got to take portrait photos of two different families. Both sessions added greatly to my experience, and while I wouldn't dare call myself a pro, I (and both families) were impressed with some of the results.

I've taken portraits before and had marginal success, but this weekend was a bit more challenging (multiple people and small children), and it was the first time I felt like there was true technique involved instead of pure luck.

My approach still relies on taking hundreds of shots and using several different positions, and there's quite a bit of luck-factor involved, but I'm starting to feel like I can predict which angles/positions/poses/etc. will turn out the best. I still need tons of practice though. Need cheap family portraits done this fall? :-)


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