How to make your efforts stand the test of time is the real trick when approaching your portrait subjects. The real question is how to consistently get to that high level of achievement: what goes into making the one image your clients will cherish?
Endless phone calls, piles of comp cards and a photo shoot fast approaching can send any photographer into a panic. Securing excellent talent for a shoot may seem like an insurmountable task, however, like anything in life, having a well-thought out plan can make even the most daunting task doable.
W.C. Fields was famously quoted as saying that actors should never work with children or animals because they always steal the show. And, you know what? He was pretty much right, especially when it comes to children.