Journal - Peter Billard Photographer
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Not all portraits are created equal, true of many other things as well: cars, restaurants, Hollywood movies, novels, bands, home contractors, and more. But if you do your online research beforehand by looking at what’s out there among professional portrait photographers, you’ll have better success......

Hah!––Phrases can be cliches. Portraits, too. So many interesting, creative, and enjoyable possibilities to be considered. Look at what’s out there in the way of exemplary portraits and it’s overwhelming. Sometimes it’s nice to stand out. Other times it’s nice to fit in. Whichever is......

Does Your Profile Photo Resemble Hot Dog or Prime Rib? You control your online appearance by projecting a professional and capable image of yourself and your business or service. A snappy looking modern website, including a list of your accomplishments, testimonials, accolades, and more, all......

If you were uncomfortable during your last professional portrait, consider this: It probably wasn’t your fault. Part of the job as a professional photographer is to create a comfortable environment. A photographer who photographs portraits must be a good people-person. It’s a given requirement. They......

Modern Myths of Photography #1 – “I’ll break the camera!” Peter says: ‘NOT TRUE!’ Special protective gear is worn by the photographer and custom filter shields are used for the camera and lighting gear. Cameras nowadays are vastly improved for ruggedness and durability compared to......

Modern Myths of Photography #2 – “The last photographer made me look weird!” Peter says: ‘Yes, that’s quite possible, but NOT TRUE with me as your photographer!’ I’m your advocate, not your adversary. It’s in my interest to make you look your best. When you......

Peter’s Professional Portrait Photo Tip: as part of your planning before shooting a new photo, make sure your hair is the way you like it. Several approaches: a new style or cut at the hair salon is a bigger undertaking. An optional approach is use......

When planning a new portrait, only think in terms of positive outcomes, not negative. Photographer and subject must both have a positive frame of mind going into and during the process. Getting a good looking professional photo should not be thought of as a 50/50......

What Kind of Portrait Style or Flavor? So Many Choices. Perhaps as many choices as there are for shoes, hairstyles, emojis, and restaurants. Sometimes it’s enough to have a good basic shot of yourself. Other times you have have a specific reason or purpose to......