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A spotlit portrait at dusk with mist…

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A spotlit portrait at dusk with mist…Client Stories, Photographs: People, Photography: Lighting

by Kevin Ames on September 3, 2015 with Comments Off on A spotlit portrait at dusk with mist… comments

My previous post explained the planning and set build for a portrait session with Atlanta musician Jeff Paige. This one deep dives into the rest of the details. Lighting Without question after the planning is finished, every photograph, ultimately, is …

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Planning for photography

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Planning for photographyClient Stories, Photography: Lighting

by Kevin Ames on March 31, 2015 with Comments Off on Planning for photography comments

Successful photographic sessions are built on planning. Pre-production solves problems before they become problems. That’s why it’s so important. It  can include location scouting, meetings with prop & wardrobe stylists, model casting, set drawings, background selection and of course the …

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New Home Photography from the Ground Up

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New Home Photography from the Ground UpPhotographs: Location

by Kevin Ames on March 5, 2015 with Comments Off on New Home Photography from the Ground Up comments

A good client of mine has been planning on building a new home for quite some time now. I’ve been hired to document the process that, if all goes as planned, will take about eighteen months. The schedule will slip, …

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Creve Coeur Camera • St. Louis

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Creve Coeur Camera • St. LouisWorkshops

by Kevin Ames on May 7, 2014 with Comments Off on Creve Coeur Camera • St. Louis comments

Friday and Saturday I’ll be presenting two one hour classes each day on behalf of Sigma Photo at Creve Coeur Camera in St. Louis. This event features speakers from major manufacturers every hour for the two days. Lens Exploration ~ …

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