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How to say thank you to your best clients

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Photography |

How to say thank you to your best clients

by Koren Reyes How to say thank you to your best clients Hello Minneapolis! I’m still new and you still need to meet me. Have you ever looked for a unique gift to thank special clients who’ve given you good business? I want to be your gift. Well, not me, personally, but my exquisite portrait-taking ability! I’m pleased to announce the Thank You Promotion. If you offer a special product or service in the metro Minneapolis/St. Paul area, I’d like to talk with you....

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New work: Painterly Classic

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014 in Photography |

New work: Painterly Classic

By Koren Reyes Photos made to look like paintings This is the latest in my new series of Painterly Classics, a body of work where photos are made to look like oil paintings. The process always starts with a great portrait. I light my subjects with a single light, a strobe in a medium, rectangular soft box. I place a giant, rectangular reflector as close as possible to them on the opposite side. They taught us a weird thing in studio school; since we read left to right in the United States,...

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Professional headshots on special

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Photography |

Professional headshots on special

Professional headshots on special by Koren Reyes Hello Minneapolis! I am new in town and you absolutely must get to know me. I made it easy to give my work a test drive. How outdated is your headshot? If it’s more than ten years old, you definitely must come to see me. I have a beautiful studio to work in, one that’s perfect for my simple, straightforward style. Please join me for an introductory headshot day and SAVE $1,000: When: Wednesday, April 16th On-camera time: 20...

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Photos from the first MakeOff makeup artist competition

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Photography |

Photos from the first MakeOff makeup artist competition

Photos from the first MakeOff makeup artist competition The first MakeOff was a huge success! Thank you to all these fabulous sponsors: Be’Wiched Deli & Wine Bar 45th Parallel Distillery Big Frog Lifetime Fitness 501Fit Planet Beach pH Orem (Paige Ferris) Alliance Francaise Whole Foods North Loop Wine and Spirits Mary Kay Jeromeo (Scott Johnson) D’Lish Core Power Yoga Crooked Pint Ale House Stephen Vincent Post by Koren Reyes...

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Introducing the Painterly Classics

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Photography | 1 comment

Introducing the Painterly Classics

Introducing the Painterly Classics By Koren Reyes What exactly is a Painterly Classic? A Painterly Classic is a photograph, usually printed on canvas, that has been made to look like a traditional oil painting. The process starts with a well-planned photo session (see below). Final images that go through the transformation are typically: Large (minimum of 20×30) with the subject’s head approximately 80% the size of real life. Full-body (often seated) Formal in expression and posing...

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