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Working with Pets

Working with Pets

Pets are an integral member to many families, so it's no surprise that pet portraits are so popular. If you are tasked with the job of photographing a beloved family pet, you'll want to be able to provide photos that show off the animal's personality and unique characteristics. Taking portraits of energetic puppies or nervous kittens isn't always easy, but can produce some of your most adorable images. 

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Backdrop Maintenance

Backdrop Maintenance

Professional studio photo backdrops have a reputation for high quality and durability. You invest your hard-earned money back into your studio equipment, so it's important to make sure you are properly maintaining and storing your backdrops, to extend their life as long as possible!

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Studio Photography 101

Studio Photography 101

Studio photography offers a blank template for a photographer to create virtually any setting and tone he desires. Mix up your shoots with various professional backdrops and floor drops, experiment with studio lighting techniques, and implement all kinds of posing props! If you’re new to the studio it all can seem daunting, but don’t let that stand in the way of creating your dream photo setup!

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Photographic Lighting

Photographic Lighting

Photographers must constantly battle lighting conditions to achieve a perfect glow to their subjects. Natural light serves outdoor photographers beautifully, while studio photographers have an array of light options to satisfy any indoor shoot. A great thing about light is that it can be controlled and modified to suit any subject!

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Green Screens

Green Screens

Green screen photography is a technique perfect for those with wild imaginations. When you are not limited to shooting in your studio or local environment, the possibilities are endless to where you can take your subjects! Chroma keying allows photographers to recreate virtually any setting, scene or special effect by adding in any background they choose, and using fun green screen props. As green screen technology advances, nearly any photographer can experiment with ease!

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Choosing a Niche

Choosing a Niche

Honing in on one or two specific niches can be beneficial for a photographer. From a business standpoint, selecting a specific niche allows you to stand out from the pack and perfect your skills in one area. Choosing a niche can often be difficult though; to take time to explore a variety of niches in order to find where your personal interest and skills will shine brightest.

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Working with Clients

Working with Clients

Working with clients can be one of the most challenging aspects of being a professional photographer. Establishing and meeting expectations can sometimes be difficult, especially if you're new to the industry. Open communication, clear pricing and overall strong people skills are all essential elements for creating happy and returning clients. 

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Portrait Photography

Portrait Photography

From families, to newborns, to pets, portrait photography is one of the most popular types of photography today and includes dozens of sub-specialties and styles. Unlike other photography niches, portrait photography is all about the subject - aiming to capture the unique personality or mood of whoever is being photographed. 

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Shooting Tethered

Shooting Tethered

The Savage Air Flow Tech Table was specifically designed for photographers shooting tethered to their computer and provides a stable base for any laptop to be securely used, for extended periods of time. 

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Muslin Backdrops

Muslin Backdrops

Muslin Backdrops are one of the most popular types of photography backdrops there are. Durable and versatile, they are a must-have component of a complete studio setup.

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