Lourcey Photography Blog | Plano kids and family photographer - Dallas, Texas

The Ring Light Portrait Revisited with HDR

Aug 28

The Ring Light Portrait Revisited with HDR

I’ve been a big fan of photographing with a ring light, since I picked one up at a convention a couple of years ago.  It gives a very distinctive catchlight in the eyes and can really have striking results. I decided to try something slightly different last week. I had seen some folks online doing HDR-type images with their ring lights.  Basically, they...

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Get out of AUTO Mode

Jul 11

Get out of AUTO Mode

Are you still struggling to get nice images with your point and shoot?  Does your iphone camera completely baffle you?  Help is on the way. For years, I have put on photography camps for kids and every year I have people ask- “What about the parents?” This year, I decided to put together a small, one day workshop on photography basics. When and...

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One Day Photography Workshop

Jun 07

One Day Photography Workshop

Big News! This summer I will be offering something I have never offered before:  a one day, hands-on photography workshop.  I’ve spoken at photography conventions across the U.S., but never actually done this type of class.  If you have been wanting to improve your photography skills – this is your chance! Who Should Attend? This workshop will be...

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I’m On The A-List

Jun 03

I’m On The A-List

Well, some kind soul nominated me for the Dallas A-List so I figured I may as well play it out. As most of you know, I’m not a huge self-promoter.  I’m going to post the link and hopefully droves of raving fans will head there and vote.  Hey- it could happen??? So get out and vote.  Tell your friends to vote.  Drop by the library and use their...

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How To Take Better Photographs

May 29

How To Take Better Photographs

Do you want to get better at photography?  It doesn’t matter if you a seasoned pro or a brand-new-just-bought-a-camera newbie.  We ALL want to get better.  Here’s your chance. Viva Mexico! This fall, I’m taking a group of photographers to Riviera Maya, Mexico for four days of photography in a fun, relaxed environment.  It doesn’t matter...

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Is Klout Really Worth The Effort?

Apr 23

Is Klout Really Worth The Effort?

Klout is one of those polarizing forces on the Internet.  Some people swear by it -others think it is a joke.  If you are unfamiliar with Klout, it is basically a website that tracks your social media interactions and calculates a score showing how “influential” you are.  The exact formula they use is about as secret as Google’s...

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The Great Cover Up!

Apr 04

The Great Cover Up!

BIG NEWS! This month, I was thrilled to have one of my images grace the cover of Professional Photographer Magazine.   The lucky image was “School Spirit” – a senior portrait I created a few years ago that made it all the way to the PPA Loan Collection.   As if the cover wasn’t exciting enough, they also did a great story on how I...

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