Be Different or Die

Mar 15

Be Different or Die

Back in the “good ol’ days” of photography, all you really needed was a nice medium-format camera and a few business cards.  That pretty much set you apart from the parents with cameras.  My oh my, how things have changed!  The camera no longer sets you apart from your clients.  Heck, some of my clients have more expensive cameras than even I...

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A Visit From Santa

Dec 09

A Visit From Santa

Every year, we are lucky enough to get Santa to pay a special visit to Lourcey Photography.  Oh sure, there are 100 places you can go see Santa this time of year… the mall, a photography studio, the North Pole – however, our visit is somewhat different. As a thank you for our portrait clients, we invite them to bring their family to the event and get...

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Back From Disney

Dec 04

Back From Disney

I just returned from spending a week at Disney World with the family.  While I was there, two things really stood out to me. First off was my amazement at the brand Disney has built.  It really is unlike any other theme park in the world – from the rides to the the employees – there are so many small details, it is impossible to soak it all in.  If...

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Personal Portrait

Jul 01

During last year’s 40@Forty Project, I decided to create a portrait of my darling wife, Heather. Of course, the bar was really high for this one. I kept coming up with concepts, then eliminating them because I didn’t think they would be good enough. If finally decided to do something in the style of one of my favorite artists, Pino Daeni. What I love...

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The Photographer’s Experience

Jun 02

Buying camera equipment is always a love/hate thing with photographers. A friend recently sent me this great article on the whole photography buying cycle. Enjoy! http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2010/05/letter-to-george.html Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share with Stumblers Share on...

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Preparing Your Child For A Portrait Session

May 10

After putting it off for months and months, you’ve finally scheduled your child for a portrait session with a local photographer. What now? Believe it or not, the things you do BEFORE the session can have a huge impact on the results of the session itself. As a professional portrait photographer for over 14 years, I’ve seen it all – from very...

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