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Many photographers I know like to slowly transition their boudoir photography clients into their ordering appointments with a slideshow of images. There are lots of solutions out there to create fancy slideshows, but I prefer to keep mine simple–and FREE. How? I use Windows Movie Maker, free software for PC. (If you’re on a Mac, […]

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You’ve photographed plenty of clients, a handful of models, and you’ve even traded photo shoots with other photographer friends. But any self-respecting photographer wants to be constantly advancing their craft, right!? Right. Enter boudoir selfies. Regardless of what stage you’re at in your photography career, regardless of whether you are a male or female photographer, […]

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Frequency separation: You hear this phrase all the time in the retouching world, especially when describing how to retouch skin. Frequency separation is not the most intuitive technique, but when you get a handle on it it can be used for way more than just retouching skin. It’s more accurate then just blurring skin as it […]

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“I’m a mom. So … yeah … I hate my stomach.” 90 percent of my clients say that they hate their stomachs. Yes, I kept track last year. 90 percent. Being a mom, myself, and … well, just a WOMAN in general, I can completely identify with the tummy woes. I don’t care how good […]

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What is the Creative Cloud and why do I need it? There has been a lot of controversy over this. Prior to May 2012, if you wanted Adobe software, you either had to fork out for the individual applications you wanted, or you bought a Creative Suite. Now if you need more than Photoshop or […]

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