Posts with tag: "Lorei Portraits Headshot"
Behind the Scenes of Women Making History
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Behind the Scenes of Women Making History

The bubbly and always delightful Heidi Parr-Kerner in action. Sometimes Paul has to model the pose. Notice the elegance of his right hand. Paul uses the Force. If all else fails, do the dino walk. Live action from Lorei Portraits. And after all that's said and done, Heidi still remained the star of the show. 

What's a Nice Guy Like You doing with a Paint Brush?
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Behind the Scenes of Women Making History

You might be asking, "Paul, I know you are a photographer, what in the world are you doing with a paint brush?"That is such a good question.  As a photographer and artist, I am always looking to stretch myself creatively.  For anyone that has followed my work, it is rather easy to see the evolution.  And, rather than give you my life story, let's just say that I am fascinated with art, especially painting.  If I was born in a different age, I am certain that I'd have been a painter.  Yet, the lines between photography and painting have been blurring for the last 20 years.  I, myself, have been painting via the computer with stylus-brush and tablet for ...

Portrait of a Lady
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Behind the Scenes of Women Making History

My goal this year is 50 self-assignment portraits.  That is, I choose the subject and the style rather than the client contracting me to create.  It is how I push myself creatively.  (Creativity, like any muscle, needs a regular workout.)  Overall, this year has been terrific, and I ought not to pat myself on the back, but we have created some fabulous images for business, Bistro portraits, and beyond (i.e. families).Still, the year was not half over and I needed to up my game.What would be a significant challenge?  What group never gets photographed?  One could make the case that the least photographed demographic is older women.  And, seeing as ...

Top 10 Reasons for a Professional Headshot
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Behind the Scenes of Women Making History

1.  Visual Ambassador.  In the age of the web and social media, your professional headshot goes everywhere--not just on business cards.  It is your visual ambassador to the world.  For good or ill, people make judgments about you based on your looks.  Why not show the world the very best version of yourself?2.  Look Professional.   A well-crafted professional headshot makes you look...professional.  You will look handsome, attractive with flattering lighting and posing, excellent skin tones, and the expression of someone who is both competent and friendly.  On the other hand, it is so easy to spot the cell phone snapshots on the ...

Cool & Elegant
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Behind the Scenes of Women Making History

We've been tinkering with a new lighting technique. Yours truly was one of the first, followed by a few adventurous clients. It's a very elegant and clean look. Classy. Cool. Timeless. I like the way the light washes down and the background is subdued. Check out more of our work here.