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Studio Portrait Terms for First Timers

Having a family portrait taken by a professional photographer is a common way of commemorating events like weddings and graduations. But there's more to the family portrait or head shot than just sitting down and getting your picture taken. Most photographers offer a wide range of photo packages and services that may need a little explanation for first timers. What follows are some commonly used studio portrait terms.

  • Boudoir - Pictures of a woman in sensual costumes that are meant to be a private wedding gift for their husband.
  • Portfolio - A collection of the photographer's work designed to give potential clients an idea of his or her style.
  • Poses - Before digital cameras were commonplace, photographers limited the number of pictures they would take by charging customers by the pose. These days, most studios charge a sitting fee based on a set amount of time with unlimited poses.
  • Proofs - A sheet of photo paper containing every shot the photographer took at a particular sitting. Proofs are used when selecting photos for a portrait package.
  • Props - Objects used to add an individual touch to a picture. Props can be anything from a hockey stick to a Bible.
  • Retouching - Once called "airbrushing" this digital process is used to remove blemishes and other imperfections on a head shot or other picture.
  • Sepia Tone - A chemical process that gives photos a yellowish look reminiscent of old fashioned pictures.
  • Sitting - Refers to the time spent actually getting the pictures taken as opposed to just talking with the photographer.
  • Sitting Fee - A fee which covers a photographers studio time, but does not include the actual photo package.
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    Jubilee Photography
    4871 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
    Our photographic studio offers a broad range of photo services, including lifestyle portraits, wedding photographs, modeling photographs and much more. If you want your photos to have an artistic worldview, call us!
    (734) 262-3010
    Pencheff Mary Photography
    3156 Wendover Dr, Toledo, OH 43606
    We are a full service professional photographer studio with 25 years of experience. Originally a fine art photographer, I bring an artistic sensibility to every assignment. Creative, romantic wedding photographer.
    (419) 471-1405
    I N V U Portraits
    124 N Summit St, Toledo, OH 43604
    Contact us at (419) 241-4688 in Toledo, for portraits, family photography, business head shots and more. We offer services in OH.
    (419) 241-4688
    Westhoff Photography
    8750 Burneth Dr, Milan, MI 48160
    (734) 223-7321
    Brian Auten Photography
    1 W Main St Ste 2, Milan, MI 48160
    (734) 439-1500
    Shutterbug Digital
    101 E Front St, Monroe, MI 48161
    (734) 457-2422
    PRO Z Photography
    Monroe, MI 48161
    (734) 344-1137
    Shutterbug Digital
    105 E Front St, Monroe, MI 48161
    (734) 457-2422
    Eip Studio
    9033 Lewis Ave, Temperance, MI 48182
    (734) 847-2404
    Magical Memories Photography
    7443 Bridgeway Dr, Temperance, MI 48182
    (734) 847-1087
    Hudson Studio
    8313 Monroe Rd, Lambertville, MI 48144
    (734) 856-5610
    Leighton Photography
    263 Po Box, Lambertville, MI 48144
    (734) 856-4563
    Reflections by Carey Photography
    Carleton, MI 48117
    (734) 586-2476
    Tom Mac's Photography
    206 W Michigan Ave, Saline, MI 48176
    (734) 429-2010
    Kenney C Paul Studio
    2968 W Sylvania Ave, Toledo, OH 43613
    (419) 472-8588

    There are many reasons you might have a portrait, or professional picture taken. From wedding engagements to family photos, there are many occasions when you need that perfect print. When you get a professional portrait taken, you will go to a photography studio. You will then decide what kind of picture you want, such as a head shot for your portfolio. You could also take a glamorous photo in make up and costume, with a boudoir backdrop. Maybe you need a senior portrait for your yearbook or want a couples shot for holiday cards. You will work with a photographer who will set the camera angles and lighting. He will make sure your hair looks good and that you are dressed properly. You want to make sure you look the part, and that your personal style shows through. The photographer might pose you or give you a prop, or add other design elements to give the picture life. Because the camera has a strong flash, the photographer might airbrush the final copies to eliminate any blemishes that show up. You want to make sure your wedding, baby or family memories look their best. Whether you are taking an individual head shot or a group one, a studio can find something to fit your needs. Just be open and honest about what you want, and they can work with you to achieve your goals. If you visit a photo studio, you will be able to capture precious moments in time and enjoy them for years to come.
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