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Mason Before and After Blog

Restoration of Old Photographs

Every restoration is different and requires different tools and amounts of time. Follow me on Facebook and Instagram to check out some of my progress and watch how I bring things back to “life.”

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Product photography types

Popular Types of Product Photography

If you’re interested in product photography, there are a lot of different ways you can get the perfect shot. From white backgrounds to action shots, there is so much you can do to help your product stand out!

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Front Porch Portraits

Front Porch Portraits

a pandemic community service project that supports one of my favorite local nonprofits: The Laurel Center: Intervention for Domestic and Sexual Violence here in Winchester. Email me to set up your outdoor/front porch session this week!

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Virtual Business Photography

Virtual Business

Business communication has become mostly virtual. Now more than ever, potential clients are sniffing out your website before reaching out.

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Photo Restoration

Photo Restoration

Have you found old pictures that are cracked or scratched? Ink stains from past family writing on them? Molded or water damaged? I can help!

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Introducing Kids to Photography

How to Introduce Children to Photography

The innocence and open mindedness of a child gives a perspective only they can capture. The lens with which they view the world is unlike any other, and with patience and basic education, children can create images for the world to enjoy.

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Family Portrait Photography

Portrait Photography: Must Have Props

When you work in portrait photography, the right props can make or break the feeling that you are striving for. Many established photographers have a plethora of the settings and displays for every occasion.

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The Importance of Composition

The composition of a photo is the construct of what you are trying to present or convey to its viewer. How the pieces of the picture are arranged is almost as important as what you are trying to capture. The angle, the lighting, how the pictures elements are drawn together.

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Portrait Photography Tricks

Tricks of Portrait Photography

If you have experience in photography, the chances are really high that you have taken a handful of portraits. If you are interested in improving your craft, there are many ways you can develop and enhance your portrait success.

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Product photography how-to

What is Commercial Photography?

This type of photography is focused on enhancing the products or services to draw in the consumers for that particular industry and can be a very profitable market for professional commercial photographers.

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Studio product photography

How to Prepare for a Photoshoot

If you are just starting your photography career, you may be concerned about setting up for your first photo shoot. Here are a few suggestions on how to get yourself, your client, and your location ready for the big day!

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