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Retouching Professional and Corporate Headshots - A Photographer's Perspective on "Photoshopping"

Retouching Professional and Corporate Headshots - A Photographer's Perspective on "Photoshopping"

During every headshot session, almost without fail, a client will ask me, "can you do just a little bit of touchups here?" or, "can you smooth out a few wrinkles there?" And every time I give the same response, "don't worry, every single one of my photos is touched up before it goes out the door." But, I don't think they always believe me.

I'm here to clear the air and let everyone know that there's no need to feel insecure and that the truth must be known....

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Paul C. Buff Offset Arm • Why You Need One to Tilt Your Westcott Apollo Softbox!

Paul C. Buff Offset Arm • Why You Need One to Tilt Your Westcott Apollo Softbox!

Using speedlights in softboxes intended for speedlights can be an infuriating experience. The layout of the zippers often restricts aiming of the softbox to anything but a completely vertical position. To get around this, photographers have come up with clever ways of moving the speedlight a few inches off the stand, to allow for more movement.

The solution I've found to be most effective, however, is the off-the-shelf Baby Boomer Offset Arm from Paul C. Buff. The arm is a perfect length to allow for full articulation of most speedlight softboxes, and provides the flexibility necessary for working with modifiers like the Westcott Apollo in the field.

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Adobe Drops OS Requirements for Lightroom 6

Adobe Drops OS Requirements for Lightroom 6

We are hard at work on the next major release of Lightroom, and wanted to share some information on operating system requirements in order to give everyone time to prepare for the release.

In order to leverage the latest operating system features and technologies, Lightroom 6 will require...

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On Site & Mobile Headshot Studio

On Site & Mobile Headshot Studio

Sometimes busy work schedules don't allow your staff to get to the studio, so bring the studio to you! Getting your team's headshots taken IN the office is a fast and convenient way to get company and website portraits without ever leaving the building.  

AKPHOTO offers on location portrait and headshot studio services and has worked with numerous businesses and companies across the Front Range and all of Colorado. Whether it's Aspen or Arvada, Greeley or Grand Junction, we will bring our studio to you.

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AKPHOTO Launches New Denver Photographer Website!

AKPHOTO Launches New Denver Photographer Website!

With the new year upon us, and my WordPress website now over 2 years old (with minimal updates in that time frame), I felt it was time for a refresh with AKPHOTO.com, and completely redesigned my website for 2015! It took quite a bit of time going back through my portfolio and re-exporting all the images I wanted to used, but I think the end result was well worth it.

For this new AKPHOTO.com v2.0, I switched over to SquareSpace for hosting. While it is...

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