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do you love your portrait?

Okay. Close your eyes.   Think of three words you would like clients to use when describing you as a professional.   Now open your eyes and look at the photo on your web site or blog. Do the words fit the photograph? Often, when creating an online presence, professionals take great pains over the wording and the design of the site, but they neglect […]

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priscilla stuckey at boulder book store

I worked with Priscilla Stuckey in the summer of 2011 to create an author photo that would be appropriate for her new memoir, then still in progress. We drove to the location together and I remember her saying that she occasionally hit a tough spot, but that the heat was on and she was going to stick with it. Well, aren’t we glad she did? […]

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Learn from Alyson Stanfield, Author and Art Marketing Consultant

Nationally Known Coach Discusses Her Fantastic Book: I’d Rather Be in the Studio! The Artist’s No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion Please join us in Boulder, Wednesday, August 31, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Artist Jerrie Hurd (homo sapiens unadorned), Beth Hayden of Blogging with Beth and Dana Rogers, Dana Rogers Photography, are pleased to invite you to an evening with Alyson Stanfield. Alyson will be making a […]

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guest posting over at tamara suttle’s blog today

Tamara Suttle, an expert on private practice, offers LOTS of helpful advice on her blog All Things Private Practice. Not only do I admire her expertise, I am also in awe of her blogging discipline. She posts extensively and thoroughly and consistently. I was THRILLED when she asked me to weigh in on professional photos, mentioning that she had seen some bad images – wedding […]

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ten tips to help you get the best results from your pro portrait shoot

Your first impression may just be made – or blown – with a photograph. Most potential clients are likely to do advance research, so they might “meet” you first on LinkedIn, Facebook or your Web site. That means it’s essential to put your best face forward with a professional portrait. Since all headshots are not created equally, here are 10 tips to achieve the best […]