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Portland Headshot Photography With a Contemporary Touch

Business headshots are used for LinkedIn, as well as for company websites and newsletters, so I’ve been seeing the square format grow in popularity.  This explains the contemporary horizontal (landscape) composition being used more frequently, because a horizontal composition translates beautifully into a square, as well. Here are examples of fresh, contemporary business casual headshots from a…

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Elena Rose Photography Tips For Successful Conferences, Meetings and Conventions

Tips to make your meeting or conference a success Have information at the check-in table regarding schedule changes, WiFi password, etc. Post agendas one day ahead Always start on time – it will inspire many latecomers to be prompt Secure the best keynote speaker you can afford Test your microphones, and other A/V equipment several…

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Learn Portrait Photography Lighting

Learn Photographic Lighting and Studio Lighting Photography is all about light. Strong light, soft light, directional light, flat light…  it’s all about light.  If you are interested in learning how to light a subject using studio lights, this first installment will be of interest.  There are several types of portrait lighting and these articles will cover…

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Promote Your Business With A Perfect Headshot: Business Casual or Business Classic?

Professional Business Headshots – Business Casual Headshots Classic Corporate Portraits – Portland OR & Vicinity Visit Headshot Gallery HEADSHOT Package A $130.00 (Just getting started in your chosen occupation? This package won’t break the bank.) Portrait session for one person in my studio Light retouching to remove blemishes, stray hair, etc. Two headshots delivered on…

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Boudoir Photography

 Boudoir Photography: the Experience, the Revelation and the Proof The Boudoir Experience… Boudoir Photography is as much about the experience as it is about the pictures. A meaningful, memorable boudoir session combines the glamour of expert hair and makeup styling to the pleasure of parading your sensuality in a safe, welcoming environment.  You don’t have to be…

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Family Photography: Don’t Settle For So-So When You Can Have Superlative!

Family Photography: Don’t Settle For So-So When You Can Have Superlative! Employ these meaningful elements to transform family portraits into sparkling family portrait keepsakes: SETTING Let’s choose a setting that is sentimental, such as a favorite park, or settings around your family’s home; perhaps you have a beautiful deck, or a lovely fireplace we can…

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Update Your Business Headshot With Ease!

Invest An Hour of Your Time and Come Away With a Sharp New Business Headshot! It takes only about an hour to obtain a headshot as unique as you are. Use your up-to-date business image for your website, business cards, promotional flyers, press releases, company directory, etc. Business Headshot Prices           Business Headshot Gallery Your new headshot…

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Planning a Bachelorette Party in Portland Oregon?

Planning a Bachelorette Party in Portland Oregon? Indulge your sensuous sensibilities with a Boudoir, Glamour, or Pinup PartyProfessional hair and makeup styling included…A Bachelorette Party with unforgettable souvenirs! FAQ’s       Prices, Packages & Add-On’s          Visit Gallery Contemporary bachelorettes celebrate with pinup and boudoir photography parties. Yes, there can be champagne, speciality cocktails and beer, but the…

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Transition from Business to Bewitching: Add a Touch of Glamour After Your Business Headshot Session

Ladies, while you’re here at Elena Rose Photography, combine your business headshot session with a touch of glamour.  It’s easy to do! Step 1.Have your hair and makeup styled professionally onsite.  I work with a talented, fully licensed cosmetologist who will design a business-style look, then modify it for a touch of glamour. She comes to…

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Family Portrait Photography: Contemporary and Stylish Family Pictures That Will Always Make You Smile!

Family Portrait Photography in Portland Oregon and Vicinity Contemporary and Stylish Family Photography That Will Always Make You Smile! We’ve all seen the laughable collections of family portraits that go around the web … harshly lit and awkwardly posed families in settings that are anything from questionable to horrifying. It’s true that styles in any…

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Business Headshot Photography in Portland Oregon

Excellent Quality Business Headshots To Keep Your Image Up-To-Date Visit Headshot Gallery These business portrait packages provide all you need to keep your image up-to-date: business and corporate headshots delivered to you in high resolution and low resolution; perfectly formatted for your website, company newsletter, press releases, trade publications, company archives, business card, business networking sites,…

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Portland Glamour and Boudoir Photography

What gift says, “I love you!” better than boudoir portraits?   Be unforgettable… If you live in or around Portland Oregon, come to Elena Rose Photography for the time of your life. I work with a talented fully licensed cosmetologist and together we create an afternoon of glamour and fun, with the pictures to prove it!  Products include prints,…

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Boudoir Photography- Sexy, Saucy and Sensuous

Be Unforgettable With Sensuous, Sultry Boudoir Photography Elena Rose glamour boudoir photography, perfect for all ages, all sizes, styled with expert posing and lighting. Brides, young mothers, cougars, suddenly single…  be unforgettable! Boudoir Portrait Prices and Packages          Boudoir Portrait Gallery         FAQ’s  Isn’t it time for some YOU time?  Have a sensuous afternoon, complete with hair and make-up…

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Keep Your Business Headshot Fresh

Professional Business Headshots and Corporate Portraits Portland Oregon & Vicinity Media drives our business and social culture, there’s no doubt about it; and a noteworthy business headshot is a essential to building your fame and fortune.  Acquiring that headshot is simple if you use an experienced business headshot professional such as Elena Rose Photography. Business Headshot…

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Hello Ladies Who Need A Boost….

Do you ever look in the mirror and wonder what happened to the hot young thing who used to cause minor traffic accidents with her distracting, bewitching allure?  I can assure you, she lives inside the woman looking back at you in the mirror.   Sometime all you need to see her is a different perspective.  True,…

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Matching the Business Headshot With The Business

Sharp Headshot Photography For Business & Social Media Visit Headshot Gallery What you receive from Elena Rose Photography: Business and Corporate Headshots as unique as you are, Exactly what you need to keep your image up to date Photos ideal for website, company newsletter, press releases, trade publications, company archives, etc. BUSINESS HEADSHOT Package A $130.00…

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Boudoir Photography… Liberating The Hollywood Goddess Within

Feeling good about yourself? Felicitations! Preserve this wonderful time in your life with boudoir photography. What is a boudoir portrait, exactly?  It’s a sensuous photograph somewhere between a glamour portrait and a nude. Clients often bring sexy costumes, others prefer to lingerie; always the emphasis is on sensuality. Why should you have your boudoir portrait…

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Dating Profiles: The Contemporary Road To Romance

Dating Profile Headshots and Photos Here are some tips to help you build an attractive online dating profile: Show Your Face Proudly Your online dating photos should show your face with a pleasant expression.  Don’t be concerned if you have wrinkles or thinning hair; your dates will eventually find out anyway. Your face is what…

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Improve Your Photos With Simple Photoshop Tips

The sophisticated editing tools in Photoshop can improve many photographs.  Combining the art of cropping with an eye for background detail is but one example of how Photoshop can improve your final product.  Compare these photos:First, you’ll notice I cropped the portrait to remove unproductive space along the top and on the side;  Second, I removed some twigs…

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Pet Photography: Let’s Take a Picture of the Cat!

People often ask me how to take a nice, natural-looking photo of their beloved tabbies.  Cats are known for many things, but posing on command is not generally one of them.  It takes patience, optimal camera settings and good light to get a natural-looking photograph of kitty. I have a cat who recognizes the flash…

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Time For A New Headshot?

A good looking business headshot has many practical and personal uses. Speakers regularly use business headshots to accompany the biography appearing on a program.  Professionals, entrepreneurs, business people and academics customarily display their headshots on business cards, websites, promotional flyers.  More contemporary uses for a good looking business headshot include publication on social and business…

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Depth of Field: How to Achieve That Beautiful Blurry Background

Private Photography Lessons – Learn At your Own Pace A beautiful style of portrait photography is created when the subject is perfectly in focus surrounded by an abstract looking blurry background.  This ensures that your model is the main focal point and that other elements in the portrait support your composition. There are four things…

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Your New Business Headshots: The Perfect Ratio of Personality to Pizzazz

Your New Business Headshots: The Perfect Ratio of Personality to Pizzazz In a typical week, I might photograph a business professional such as an attorney, someone in sales, such as a mortgage broker, someone who free lances, such as a writer and someone in transition from one occupation to another.  Like yourself, each client has…

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Online Dating Profile Photos – Get Noticed With Style

I was at a party the other night and got to know a couple who were about to celebrate their first year wedding anniversary. Of course, I had to ask, “How did you two meet?” With sparkling animation, they proceeded to tell me how the internet was their matchmaker. They had each spent a couple…

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Pet and Family Portraits – A Perfect Way To Cover Those Empty Walls

Decorate your home with creative family photography – invite your pets, too!  With extra value packages from Elena Rose Photography, you can capture this time in your lives and create memories for the future.  $549 gives you a portrait session in your choice of location, a digitally crafted album and a CD with all the…

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Boudoir Photography – Making Any Occasion A Special Occasion

Many women schedule a boudoir photography session to celebrate an anniversary, birthday, or Christmas. However, women also use boudoir portraits to commemorate who they are and where they are in their lives. Women finding themselves single after many years of marriage find a confidence that was there all along, just under the surface. Happily married women…

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Interested In A Modeling Career? Read This First.

IDENTIFY YOUR AREA’S LEGITIMATE MODELING AGENCIESLegitimate modeling agencies work by earning a percentage of the work they book for their models.  The industry standard is this:  – 20% from the model (commission) and – 20% from the client (agency fee). For example, if the modeling agency books you for a full day for $1,000, they…

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Wedding Portraits…

 Should You Have Them Before the Ceremony? Can you successfully blend practicality and romance on your wedding day? You want the first time your groom sees you to be etched in his mind forever, but you hate the thought of taking time away from your reception, or possibly rushing the most important pictures you’ll ever…

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Pet Photography Tips – Keep Those Tails Wagging!

Family Pet Photography Tips Match your pet’s temperament with an appropriate setting; a sociable animal will like a park; a shy animal will prefer home.  Be patient and quiet, especially with cats.   Position a point of interest slightly behind the camera and a little to one side, for example: something sparkly, something making an attractive noise,…

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Professional Online Dating Site Headshots and Photos …To Find That Special Someone!

 Online dating… Find the one who’s looking for YOU! It takes gumption to date, seek romance, and put yourself out there under Cupid’s wing.  Where to begin?  After you have investigated some decent online dating websites, compose a few paragraphs telling prospective dates something about yourself.  Not too much… yes, you want to attract attention,…

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What Makes a Great Headshot?

Headshots are no longer the province of actors, models and entertainers.  Whether you’re a CEO, an entertainer, a member of Congress, or a dog walker, you probably have a website.  All kinds of people use headshots for press releases, business cards, professional networking and, of course, their own websites. So how do you obtain a great headshot…

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Family Portraits – Bring the Pets!

It was an overcast day in early November when I photographed Joy and her family: husband, three daughters, a dog, three cats and several horses. They were concerned about the weather, but overcast skies create ideal light for outdoor portraits.  We did a combination of indoor and outdoor, then Joy and her husband posed for me…

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Your Online Dating Profile Headshot – Look Sharp!

Your Dating Site Profile Photo: Is It Really You? Are you making the right first impression with your Online Dating Profile Headshot? Is it going to attract the right kind of people?  Does the profile photo reflect who you really are AND who you are looking to meet?  If not, Elena Rose Photography can help….

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Dog Photography- More Than Puppy Love

Your dog is your dear friend, your confident, perhaps even your conscience.  When your dog looks at you with those loving eyes, doesn’t your heart just melt? Taking photos of dogs and their people is an art and a science.  When I photograph dogs, I speak softly and move slowly so your beloved dog will…

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Cat Photography- Both Art and Science

Cat-loving photographer waits patiently till your beloved cat is ready to be adored. Cat photography taken in your home. Email Cat Loving Photographer Cat photography takes a certain set of skills, especially patience.  I’ve lived with cats all my life, and they have been my models for many years.  No matter how many cats we have,…

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