Photography Blog

Photographic Subject Matter

02 Nov, 2009

The key to making good photography is to get the camera in front of something interesting. Putting the camera in an interesting place or looking closely at something of interest usually make good pictures. I try to find clients that can get me in front of something worthy of photographing. If the product, person, or …

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2009 FotoWeekDC

23 Oct, 2009

I’m speaking at FotoWeekDC. The firemen image will  be displayed on posters around town at Foto Week  and in a slide show. HDR Multi-Image Photography with Michael Stewart Saturday, Nov 7  at 12 Noon3338 M Street, NW,Washington, DC 20007 The traditional laws of photography no longer apply;  see how computational photography extends exposure range, depth …

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Studio Photography on White

12 Sep, 2009

I do a lot of work on white backgrounds and there are a few subtle choices to be made . One of the big issues is whether or not to completely silhouette or “float” the image. When the image will be displayed on white, I sometimes like there to be a slight bit of tone …

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Website Bio Portrait Photography

21 Aug, 2009

When we shoot corporate headshots for website bio pages; we’ve been including enough background space on a few frames to run text. I like the look of an integrated head shot and bio as one image. This image was made for a client in Gaithersburg, MD. We also shoot a more traditional headshot for them …

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Fine Art Photography

09 Jul, 2009

Click Me-> We do two kinds of Fine Art Photography here at Stewart Photography: Original Works and Reproductions. Original works are images that I create from my own vision and Reproductions are “copy work” of other artists painting and drawings. Sometimes the two merge and I’m confused about authorship of the final piece. By the …

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