It Takes an Artist to Make a Portrait

It Takes an Artist to Make a Portrait

A photographic portrait is a work of art. There is nothing automatic or accidental about it. Cameras don't automatically produce portraits just because they're pointed at someone when the shutter is tripped.  But if that's true, what amount of artistic intent and skill is required?  ?Did you invest that in your latest cell phone selfie?  What about a picture of your family in front of the Christmas tree moments before they

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A Headshot With Personality

A Headshot With Personality

A Headshot Session With Personality(Or, Why Does Your Headshot Look Like You'd Rather Be Somewhere Else?) Anythng But Boring A few weeks back, we had the pleasure of doing headshots for Lilian Audu. Lilian is a lovely family law attorney with an office in Sugar Land, Texas.  Lilian wanted photos to use for an ad campaign. As a rule, headshot sessions tend to be boring, formulaic exercises. That’s because most

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A Stylish Senior Portrait Session

A Stylish Senior Portrait Session

Question: What Happens When You Cross a Senior Portrait with a Fashion Shoot?Answer: A Whole Lot of Fun, That's What! Not Your Standard Senior Shoot. We're fairly selective what kind of senior portraits we do at Image Theory Photoworks.  Our focus is on fashion photography, with the occasional environmental portrait or professional headshot thrown in.  If there’s no creative angle to a shoot, I'm not very interested. I got the

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Fashion Models and Texas Bluebonnets

Fashion Models and Texas Bluebonnets

Fashion Models and Texas Bluebonnets Near the entrance to the Belleville property in the great wildflower spring of 2007. You have to look pretty good if you’re going to compete with a field of Texas bluebonnets.  Two of ITP’s favorite models – Tayler Campbell and Savannah O’Hara – are more than up to the challenge. I took Tayler and Savannah to a beautiful property near Belleville, Texas. About 50 miles

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Portrait of Boxing Champ Austin Williams

Portrait of Boxing Champ Austin Williams

Austin Williams with title belts just before his second year of amateur boxing It's been an interesting year in a lot of ways.  We became friends with up and coming actress Savannah O'Hara , terrific new model Tayler Campbell, and made a memorable trip with them to a beautiful location blanketed in wildflowers. But one of the most interesting session was also one of the earliest. Way back during the

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