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Professional engagement portraits

Posted by on Sep 23, 2012 in Engagement Portraits, Portraits of People |

Whether you’re getting married at 25 or 45, there’s no excuse not to hire a professional photographer to take your engagement portraits. If not just for the celebration of such love, at least you’ll have a beautiful reminder of what you looked like at the beginning of a very important journey. For more engagement portraits, visit couples portraits by Koren...

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Top twenty reasons to book a shoot: Reason #20

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012 in Portraits of People, Tips |

Retouching is not a luxury, it’s mandatory Some of you will undoubtedly disapprove, but by and large, most women want to look amazing in a photo. I mean, AMAZING. Sometimes looking that great means looking a little better than reality. But the type of photography that I do usually invites a little fantasy to the table. But seriously, which girl are you going to call in for an audition? What do you think? Is this too much...

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What confidence looks like: Dr. Mike Golpa’s portrait

Posted by on May 4, 2012 in Portraits of People |

For both men and women, headshots need to convey something both universal and unique. The universal key words I want my headshots to convey are: confident, successful, approachable, competent. The unique or individual key words could be: quirky, creative, funny. The expressions you want to avoid at all cost are: angry, scared, fearful. I don’t care what line of work you’re in, if your headshot conveys any of these, you will do more harm than good. I didn’t take this headshot,...

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What to wear to a maternity photography shoot

Posted by on Apr 30, 2012 in Family photography, Maternity Photographers, Maternity Photography, New York City, Pregnancy photography |

Today I tackle the big question, “What should I wear to my maternity photo shoot?” and, “What should I bring to my pregnancy photography session?” Wear anything you feel comfortable in and LOVE. Avoid patterns, stripes and plaids unless you love they are a true representation of your personality. I like solid colors: white, black, brown, gray. Avoid bright pink and yellow. Pants – jeans (any color and that belly band really is ok), black pants (yoga pants work...

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How to prepare for a boudoir photo shoot

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in Articles, Beautiful women, Beauty tips, Boudoir photography, Boudoir photos, Creative boudoir pictures, leg shots, Lingerie photos, Luxury Lifestyle, NYC boudoir pictures, Photography, Portraits of People, Sexy boudoir photos, Tips, Too sexy |

How to prepare for a boudoir photo shoot

I get asked this question all the time, “How should I get ready for my photo shoot?” To answer all your photo prep questions, I’ve started compiling a list. Please note that you have to observe many of these tips days in advance. Get ready to have the time of your life! Want to see other women’s boudoir photos? Apply lip balm regularly for at least three days before your shoot so your lips are smooth, moist and full. Avoid heavy carbohydrates (sandwiches, breakfast...

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