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Tips and Tricks to Pose High School Seniors Naturally

When it comes to posing clients, my job, as the photographer, is:
(1) To help my subject to relax so that she will be comfortable and confident
(2) To understand what positions and lighting will be most flattering.
(3) To consciously avoid things that will be distracting or unflattering.


10 Tips to Successful Senior Photography: Relating to High School Seniors

To be a really successful portrait photographer, you’ve got to be able to relate to your clients. If your clients don’t feel comfortable around you then their pictures won’t turn out well. Most of us can easily relate to adults, but may have trouble relating to seniors. “Kids theses days!” 😉


Boudoir Photography: How to Enhance Your Images with Photoshop Actions

Boudoir photography requires great lighting, flattering poses, and often the use of photo editing using Photoshop actions.  When doing Boudoir photography, you want the woman you are photographing to feel special and beautiful.  And while you still want the photo to portray her, Photoshop can help enhance her most positive traits and minimize any flaws…


Fashion Photography: Use Photoshop Actions for Dramatic Photo Editing

Fashion photography often looks amazing with more dramatic editing. Using Photoshop actions, you can achieve such a wide range of looks.  This photo and edit was submitted by Camilla Binks of Camilla Photography. She wrote the following when she sent this image to me: “I know you didn’t ask for blueprints to be sent to…


Turn a Snapshot Into a Portrait Using Photoshop Magic

Some photos start out looking like snapshots, even if they were meant to be a portrait.  If the lighting and feel of the photo is strong, you can transform them using various techniques and Photoshop actions. This photo, submitted during a private training class, was taken by Maggie Ford. The image had so much potential…


What to Wear: How to Dress Teens and Seniors for a Portrait Session

What to Wear {Part 3: Teens and Seniors} As a photographer, it can help your customers when you direct them on what to wear. The next number of weeks, guest writer Kelsey Anderson will be providing information to help you coach your customers on what to wear. When booking a portrait session I think it…


Photographing Seniors {An Interview with Photography by Natalie B}

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase Today’s interview is with Natalie Bacon, of Photography by Natalie B and author of the “Senior’s Solutions Guide.” She has some phenominal tips for photographing seniors and breaking into the senior market. So enjoy the interview. **** PLUS enter to WIN…


The High School Senior Market: A New Resource for Photographers

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase Natalie Bacon has a fantasic new guide out to help those looking to break into the “senior market.” She has created a nitch in this marketplace in a short time and has some great information. She will give $5 off anyone…

FREEBIE action – coming soon

FREEBIE action – coming soon

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase   I am fine tuning an action set that I will be giving free of charge. So it may be another week or so before I do a tutorial. Bare with me… This is going to be a fun action. So…


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