Why You Want to Hire a Professional Photographer

Would you do your own appendectomy?  No?

While the results of a mistake aren’t nearly as potentially serious the point is it makes sense to hire a professional to do the job.  You want your product or service to look as good as possible when you’re trying to attract new customers.  You work very hard to do the best job for your customers and clients.  Why short change yourself when you present your work to prospective new clients?

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Anatomy of a Restoration

Image restoration is a task that has been made easier in some ways with digital tools but even though it may be easier, it’s still not a 5 minute exercise as some may want to lead you to believe.  In a past article I discussed the process of recreating a photo of a mural that had been damaged.  That project took about 9 hours of editing time to complete.

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Old Buildings – A Recent Commercial Assignment

A lot of the commercial work I do is architectural.  Recently, I was hired by an architectural firm to shoot several of their projects.  One of those projects was a nearly 200 year old building.  As you might expect with a building that old, there had been modifications done, there had been additions, there had been repairs and there had been settling over time.  The work my client had done was converting the structure from industrial to mixed use commercial/residential.  This included work on the exterior, cleaning up the brickwork, adding new –  but period looking – detail and the design work on the interior.

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Website Ported to WordPress Format

I’ve completed the transition from a standard website format to the WordPress format for the website.  Use the nav. bar at the top or the page menu on the right sidebar to navigate through the site.

The Lighthouse section from the old site has also been moved over and will be added to over time.

A new page for Commercial photography and services has been added including a selection of images from past assignments.