The Art and Business of High School Senior Portrait Photography

The Art and Business of High School Senior Portrait Photography

by Ellie Vayo

Paperback(Second Edition, Second edition)

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A profitable, efficient senior portrait studio is made possible with the help of the invaluable information in this book. Whether revving up a slow studio, branching into the teen and senior market, or capitalizing on building a profitable studio from the bottom up, photographers will find all the how-to details in this updated edition. Pricing strategies to ensure the business can stay afloat even during slow times, how to craft successful marketing and advertising campaigns to get clients in the door, and the latest surefire ways for using social networking to reach clients are just some of the provided tips that help get a studio noticed. Far more than a business book, it also includes suggestions on creating images that appeal to this age group, posing basics for seated and standing portraits, and hints for how to handle perceived flaws using corrective posing and lighting techniques that make every subject look his or her very best. This updated edition features all-new images and captions, updated information on technical tools, and plenty of new ideas for maximizing the excitement level during a clients’ portrait session.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608955749
Publisher: Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/10/2013
Edition description: Second Edition, Second edition
Pages: 157
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Ellie Vayo is a professional photographer and studio owner who has been creating portraits for more than 30 years. Formerly a part of the Fuji talent team, she has written articles on senior portraiture that have been featured in magazines including "Lens," " Professional Photographer," "Rangefinder," and "Studio Design," and is the author of "Ellie Vayo's Guide to Boudoir Photography." She lives in Mentor, Ohio.

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