Author Archives: Shrewsbury Massachusetts based portrait photography

Stellar Images Photo Contest

Welcome to the first of our holiday photo contests! Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to photograph some wonderful families. From those thousands of photos, I’ve chosen a few of my personal favorites for this contest to select the best of the best! The top three vote getters will each receive a […]

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Fashion tips for getting the best senior portraits

Worcester MA – One of the common questions that photographers doing senior portraits often face is what outfits to wear. This is such a personal decision, and I’ve seen some fantastic senior portraits in a wide variety of attire from casual jeans and t-shirts to football uniforms and pads, t0 elegant ball gowns. The question […]

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Hard to believe but Senior Portrait Season Kicks off in mid-April

As hard as it may be to believe, senior portrait season is upon us. Starting in just a few weeks, we will see both current seniors who either are retaking pics from last summer, or just never got around to it, as well as hundreds of juniors getting them in right on time. Things ramp […]

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Retouching Photographs – Massachusetts Portrait Photography Tip of the Day

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts – Someone had emailed be yesterday about doing a Senior Portrait at St. Johns, and wanted to book a date, but said that their son was nervous because he had a large pimple that he was furiously trying to clear up. They thought it was a crazy notion to have to schedule senior […]

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Behind the scenes of an 8 hour family portrait session…

Today was an amazing day, as it marked the official opening of my new photography studio, which was so exciting.  It seems like it’s been coming for so long, and to finally cut the metaphorical ribbon and welcome our first real customer.   Fortunately, it was an amazing family session, with two couples and two […]

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The role of portrait photography in the age of the iPhone

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – We live in a generation of amazing camera phones, social media, and discount stores. Unlike the days when I started, the ability to snap a photo is such that images of anything and everything are more ubiquitous than ever before. You realize that more and more as the age level continues to […]

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Why bother with a real student portrait session?

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – One of the big questions that people in the photographic field hear, comes from people asking why they should bother doing a student portrait session, when they get school photos done each year anyway.  On this one I can speak from personal experience as a dad, more so than just my years […]

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