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G and E Studios

1585 Bullard Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127
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G and E Studios is a boutique photography studio in Georgia dedicated to capturing the unique personalities of clients and their families. It is run by Gary and Elaine Jones, whose vision is to capture what is treasured today and priceless tomorrow, transforming the moments into artwork in clients' homes. The studio offers family photoshoots, holiday photo sessions, and portraits featuring children and babies. Gary has over 10 years of experience in portrait photography and is a professional photographer certified by the Professional Photographers of America.

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Jaimie Dee Photography

2870 Peachtree Rd NW #915-2643, Atlanta, GA 30305
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Jaime Dee Photography is a husband-and-wife team that caters to families in and around Atlanta. For more than 13 years, it has been providing portrait photography services to help clients preserve their special moments or events. The studio has a selection of wedding packages, including timeline meetings, black label albums, online galleries, and edited digital JPGs. It also handles engagement and elopement photography projects. Jaime Dee Photography is a member of the Professional Photographers of America.

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5.0 / 5 (11)

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Adrienne Louise Photography

Atlanta, GA
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Adrienne Louise Photo & Films is run by Adrienne Graves, a portrait photographer serving clients in the Atlanta area. She specializes in helping brands build their online image through personal brand photography & videography working with various small businesses and influencers. Adrienne Louise Photo & Films also creates cinematic films for weddings & other small events, as well as family photography and films.

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5.0 / 5 (27)
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Belletti Photography

Douglasville, GA 31833
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Belletti Photography provides portraits, headshots, wedding, and event services for clients in the Atlanta Metro area. Photographer Shannon Belletti moved to Atlanta in 2006 and formerly worked as a graphic designer. She has since won several awards, including from Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Awards, Wedding Industry Experts, and Georgia Bridal Association. She is also a member of the Professional Photographers of America and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International.

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Dani Weiss Photography

Seattle, WA 98118

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Dani Weiss has more than 25 years of experience as a professional Seattle photographer. She shoots weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, portraits, In the course of her career, she has covered more than 700 weddings and events. Dani is active in the Greater Seattle Business Association and the Seattle Professional Photographers Association.

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5.0 / 5 (19)
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David Clifton-Strawn Photography

376 Trabert Ave N, Atlanta, GA 30309
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David Clifton-Strawn Photography is a portrait photography studio that offers services to clients in Atlanta and surrounding areas. Studio owner and photographer David Clifton-Strawn creates artistic portraitures that highlight an individual's resilience, strength, and dignity. The portrait photographer has worked with clients from different fields and backgrounds including artists, models, and musicians. He also offers headshots photography sessions. David Clifton-Strawn draws inspiration from the works of Phil Sharp and Rory Lewis.

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Decisive Moment Photography

Decatur, GA 30030
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Decisive Moment Photography provides services for corporate and commercial clients in the Atlanta Metro area. The team of photographers has over a decade of experience and specializes in personalized service. The studio offers custom plans and packages for corporate events, rebranding, and marketing initiatives. Decisive Moment also takes headshot portraits and creative commercial photography.

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Diego's Photography

2255 Cumberland Pkwy SE Bldg 1600 Ste 200, Atlanta, GA 30339
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Diego's Photography is a portrait boutique photography studio that helps clients in and around the Atlanta area to tell stories, show emotions, and create memories through artistic images. The full-time photographer creates indoor and outdoor individual or group elegant art portrait images for corporate or personal use. He also provides headshot, event, acting, modeling, corporate and lifestyle event photography, including wedding, graduation, and engagement celebrations. Diego's Photography captures memories and images for live events.

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DM Studio

670 Dekalb Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
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DM Studio is a photographer based out of Atlanta that specializes in creative portraits. Its professional photographer handles couples, graduation, and maternity portraits. Some of the studio's creative work includes Money Heist, motocross, and James Bond-themed shoots. Daniel Martinez is a Venezuelan-born portrait and food photographer who has been taking photographs since 2012. His hobby soon turned into a career after spending years photographing memories of his travels around the world. Daniel's work has been featured in The Ritz Herald.

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Forever Love Photography, LLC

Atlanta, GA
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Forever Love Studios, LLC is a wedding and portrait photography studio that offers its services to clients in Atlanta and surrounding areas. The photography studio is passionate about producing timeless, vibrant, and authentic images for its clients. The portrait photographers at Forever Love Studios are also skilled in capturing magical weddings and telling unique love stories through beautifully shot images. Additionally, the photography business also offers personalized engagement photography sessions.

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Images by N'neka

Stone Mountain, GA 30083
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Images by N'neka provides portrait photography services in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Offering mother-daughter, family, child, maternity, and corporate portrait services, photographer N'neka works alongside a custom framer and graphic designer to give her clients beautiful portraits that make them feel beautiful and last a lifetime. Photo sessions can take place in the studio or in an indoor or outdoor location of the client's choosing. In addition to portraits, Images by N'neka offers wedding photography services.

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5.0 / 5 (22)
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5.0 / 5 (1)

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Just Bartee Photography

Johns Creek, GA 30022
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Just Bartee Photography offers portrait photography services in Atlanta. Photographer Bartee Lamar captures social media and personal branding portraits, corporate and professional headshots, and cinematic or actor headshots. Special photography sessions for couples and families with children are available, as well, including studio and commercial photography. Coverage for wedding rehearsals, senior proms, and other events are also part of Just Bartee Photography's services. The photos are both social media-ready and print-ready.

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Karen Images

Atlanta, GA 30326
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Karen Images is a branding specialist operating a commercial photography and video production studio in Atlanta since 1998. Owners Karen and Troy serve C-Suite Executives, Architects, Commercial Developers, Marketing, and HR Directors. They provide executive portraits on location for corporate clients and produce corporate communications in stills and video. Portraits with Karen Images have the quality of a professional ad agency. The studio’s work has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox News. Karen was recognized as Olan Mills Photographer of the Year in 1995 and 1996 before starting her first commercial studio.

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Mimi Leake Photography

Atlanta, GA 30315
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Mimi Leake Photography is an Atlanta-based studio that has offered professional photography services for over three years. The company specializes in portrait photography for individuals, families, and corporations. It can handle headshots, real estate and product photography, and corporate event photo shoots. The studio also provides photo sessions to families, children, and newborns and to mark special events, including engagement, graduation, and maternity photography. Photographer Mimi Leake has years of experience and focuses on capturing the story behind the picture.

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Nina Parker Studios

Smyrna, GA 30080
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Nina Parker Studios specializes in professional headshots for executives, actors, and models in the Atlanta Metro area. The full range of portrait packages available includes personal branding, professional signature, classic shot, and actor/model or lifestyle headshots. Sessions for actors, models, or lifestyle come with two professionally retouched, high-resolution images. Clients can choose to have professional hair and makeup done for an additional charge. Clients recommend Nina Parker’s services for her intuitive talent and personal connection.

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Paul Amodio Photography

Roswell, GA 30075
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Paul Amodio Photography began in 1995 and is known for fashion and media photography throughout the greater Atlanta area. Paul has experience taking headshots for models, actors, professional entertainers, and others as well as booking event and wedding photography. His style often uses soft, natural light. Clients describe Paul’s work as professional, artistic, and high quality.

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Picture Perfect Photography

Roswell, GA 30075
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Picture Perfect Photography takes studio and location portraits, wedding photography, senior portraits, and corporate headshots for clients in the Atlanta Metro area. The portrait studio also delivers photos for parties, events, commercial use, products, passports, and visas. Additional services include photo restoration, retouching, and enhancements. The studio has over 30 years of experience in Atlanta and a team of four professional photographers.

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Sky Simone Photography + Film

145 Church St NE Ste 295, Marietta, GA 30060
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Sky Simone Photography and Film is a photographer and videographer located in Atlanta, and has been capturing memories since 2007. Sky cease unique, captivating, and colorful imagery for weddings, portfolios, and events. Videography services also available to document your families special moments, as well as wedding highlights, music videos and corporate events. For the really unique and quirky brides or families, Sky also offers stop motion films that are unique one of a kind and amazing. For people who love attention to detail and unique portraits and concepts, Sky is an exceptional photo and video choice.

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Tim Harman

Marietta, GA 30068
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Tim Harman is a wedding photographer based in the Atlanta Metro area. Tim began pursuing photography as a teenager and a professional photographer in 2006. He enjoys working with clients before, during, and after their weddings. He has been recognized in multiple contests of The Wedding Photojournalist Association.

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Trenton Talbot Photography

Gainesville, GA 30501
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Trenton Talbot provides portrait photography services for clients in and around the Atlanta area. Born in Moscow, Trenton Talbot has experience as a contributing editor and staff photographer in a weekly newspaper. He also worked as a part-time photographer for local magazines and international agencies. His services include family portraits, wedding photography, social event photography, modeling and business headshots, and real estate photography. Trenton also offers lessons for photography enthusiasts of all levels.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

Portrait photography can be the perfect way to capture special moments for adults, children, couples, and families. It's a popular option for occasions, such as graduations, weddings, birthdays, and various milestones reached throughout childhood. However, you don't need a special reason to get a portrait professionally done, as there are many photographers eager to work with new clients at a reasonable rate.

Professional portrait photography takes years of practice, and the right photographer can achieve results that go far beyond the typical selfie. A magnificent portrait can bring out the subject's inner qualities, allowing their unique personality to shine through for generations to cherish.

What is portrait photography?

Portrait photography is the art of capturing a sitter's likeness with a camera. While this may sound as simple as snapping a quick shot with your mobile phone, the truth is that a truly good portrait photo is difficult to achieve. The goal of a high-quality photo is to capture the personality and emotions behind the subject.

What is the history of portrait photography?

Since the invention of the first camera in 1839, portraits have been one of the most popular kinds of photos. However, way back when, photos needed an exposure time of 20 minutes or more, meaning you would need to sit completely still for that time or else end up with a blurry image.

Where can you learn portrait photography?

Many art schools across the country offer degrees in photography, and some even have specialized classes in portraiture. This can be a good option for young photographers who want a well-rounded skill set. However, many dedicated portrait photographers are self-taught and rely on their portfolios to serve as their credentials.

How do you start a portrait photography business?

Before starting a portrait studio, it's best to gain experience shooting your friends and family so you have a strong portfolio to show clients. Once you're confident in your work, try making a website where you can direct new businesses interested in having their pictures taken.

How to eliminate shadows in portrait photography?

The secret behind many photographers' success is that photography is 50% editing. If you're working digitally, you can open up your pictures in editing software, such as Adobe Photoshop, and use its digital tools to manipulate shadows and highlights. If you prefer to work analog, the best way to mitigate shadows is proper lighting.

What are the four categories of portrait photography?

The four categories of portrait photography are constructionist, candid, environmental, and creative.

  1. Constructionist photographs involve working with a photographer who will sit you in different poses and lighting to create the perfect shot from the ground up.
  2. Candid photos are taken with minimal setup, trying to capture their subject in the moment.
  3. Environmental photos try to capture subjects in their natural environment.
  4. Creative photography uses a variety of experimental techniques and elements to create an original image.

How many different types of portrait photography are there and what are they?

Within the four categories of portrait photography mentioned above, there are countless types of styles and approaches used by photographers today. Some of them include traditional, lifestyle, glamor, fine art, conceptual, surreal, and abstract.

How much is a portrait photographer?

Usually, portrait photographers charge per session, though the total cost can range widely. On the low end of the spectrum, you can find photographers who will charge $150 for a two-hour session. Other photographers may charge $500 per session or more.

What makes a photo a portrait?

A photo is a portrait if its intention is to capture the emotion, personality, or essence of a human being or pet. Usually, a portrait focuses on the face, though some portrait photographers include the full body.

How can I learn portrait photography?

There are many how-to photographer books that can teach you the basics of portrait photography. If you're looking to round out your skill set, getting a degree at an accredited college can be another good option.

What\'s the best camera for portrait photography?

If your goal is to take professional-quality photos, a DSLR camera is a good bet, as it can achieve a high resolution and allows you to switch lenses for different effects. There are many models available by top brands, such as Nikon and Canon.

Should props be included in a portrait?

Traditional portrait photography rarely includes props, though many photographers believe the right prop can add personality to the image. If you're going to use a prop, make sure it adds something meaningful to the photo or reveals something about your sitter.

What are some examples of portrait photography techniques?

One useful trick when taking a portrait with artificial light is to diffuse your light source. Rather than have harsh spotlights on your sitter, reflect it off a nearby wall for a more natural effect. You can also try using gels, which can change the color of the light.

Who are the most famous master portrait photographers?

In the early 1900s, Man Ray and Ansel Adams were two of the most famous portrait photographers, producing fine art images with famous and non-famous subjects. Today, Annie Leibovitz is one of the most recognized names in portrait photography.

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