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Your Photo-Shoot Questions Answered (Part 2)

Your Photo-Shoot Questions Answered So, you’ve decided on your perfect photographer for a photo-shoot and you’ve chosen Gilmour Photography (great choice by the way). You’re ready to book your photo-shoot and we’re so excited to work with you – but you have questions you need answered: What is your starting rate? We estimate costs for all …

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Photographing the World’s Best Football Stadium

What’s it like photographing the world’s newest football stadium? Let me tell you… Photographing a brand new professional football and soccer stadium is no easy task. The Mosaic Stadium is home to the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders professional football team. We landed the gig after B+H did a review of architectural photographers in Western Canada and …

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Personal Branding – Sample Photo Shoot

Personal branding photographs are content – and an extremely versatile form of content at that. One of my personal favourite photo shoots was with Sylvia Groves. Sylvia had just launched a new business, Governance Studio, and needed marketing material to promote her services. Specifically, she needed portraits to showcase herself: a highly talented and skilled …

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Personal Branding – Using Photography to Tell Your Story

Who is the person you want to showcase behind your brand? That is the ultimate question that I ask my clients when planning a personal branding shoot. Your online identity or brand is defined by all the online information that exists about you, including photographs of yourself. Knowing what is out there with your name …

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Business Portrait Photography

Business Portrait Sessions Include a photo shoot at Gilmour Photography Studio includes 1 image in color or black & white images formatted in high resolution print-ready format images formatted in low resolution web-ready format images may be used for business cards, printed marketing material, online marketing, business websites, social media, inter-office and company publications, professional association …

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11 Fashion Tips for Better Business Portraits

11 Fashion Tips for Better Business Portraits. Choose an outfit that you would wear when meeting one of your best clients.
Hold attention on your eyes and flatter your face by wearing conservative clothing. Mid-range and darker, solid colours such as blue, brown, gray, red, green are best for both men and women.

Photography Assistant Duties

Advertising Photographer, Brett Gilmour, outlines the typical duties of a Photo Assistant. In bullet-point, the article details the tasks of a photo assistant in an advertising photography studio though the tasks are common to many types of photography studios.

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Licensing Photography: A Photo Buyer’s Guide

LICENSING PHOTOGRAPHY: A Photo Buyer’s Guide Most commercial photography is licensed, not sold, for specific use over a designated period of time. The photographer retains the copyright to all images s/he creates unless the copyright is transferred to the buyer by specific written agreement or the work qualifies as a “work for hire”. Licensing photography …

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Tips On Managing Social Media

Shannon Bowen-Kelsick of SBK Marketing has a great article highlighting the best tips from a panel discussion held in Calgary by the Calgary Marketing Meetup Group. The panel luncheon titled, “MySpace, YouTube, Identica, Twitter, FriendFeed, Facebook and LinkedIn….. Oh my!”, was about how to manage our personal and professional social media presence. We learned that on-line, there isn’t much difference between our personal and professional selves and that it is best to err on the side of caution.