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Trustworthy Pharmacist Headshot

19 Feb, 2015

What looks like a simple headshot was actually very tricky. The white coat and shinny badge gave me trouble at first but I’m trained for such lighting issues. Angle of incidence equals angle of reflection, the inverse square law,….etc. I like the portrait because of the nice contrast in lighting and the “trustworthy” look. It …

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Lansdowne VA Portrait Photography

08 Feb, 2015

We recently did four sessions of portraits in Lansdowne Va, within the Lansdowne Resort. We’ve done 23 of these portraits for SSP Ameraica at this point. It’s tough to get everyone together in a big company like this, so we have to reproduce the look time after time. We do like to have some variation …

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The Haiti Project

16 May, 2014

Recently, we volunteered our services to a non-profit organization bringing education opportunities to underprivileged children in Haiti.  La Vallee Alliance is restoring libraries, schools and services for children that were damaged in the earthquake. A client ask us to help his daughter with visuals for a fundraiser and we jumped at the opportunity to use …

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Green Screen Portraits

13 Apr, 2014

We often shoot background images for our archive while on location for photography assignments. We frequently use green screen (chroma key) techniques to make a portraits and drop them onto images from our background archive. We have thousands of backgrounds & elements: buildings, skies, grass, bushes, etc. in our archive. Many of the bushes and …

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Arlington Architectural Photography

03 Oct, 2012

We recently photographed the Westlee building in Arlington, Va. for an architectural client. Early fall is a great time for architectural photography in the Northern Va area. The trees and grass are still green and the skies are clear and blue. It’s refreshing to get some “Clean” sun instead of the hazy light we get …

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