Great portraits are created when the subject lets their guard down and forgets they’re in front of the camera. A great portrait will capture the character and essence of the person, sometimes revealed with a cheeky smile, sometimes through a dreamy gaze directed straight at the camera and sometimes with a pensive look staring off into the distance. To quote the great photographer Paul Caponigro “It’s one thing to make a picture of what a person looks like, it’s another thing to make a portrait of who they are.”
I like to keep portrait shoots as informal as possible. Generally I find that, if everyone is relaxed, having fun with plenty of time to spare, it shines through in the photos. If you'd like to work with me to create your treasured memories please get in touch to sketch out some ideas and plan a photo shoot.
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