Category Archives: Portrait

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Driftwood and a log cabin

Driftwood and a log cabin, or a study in black and white, or Inspiration Point; all are possible titles for this black and white toned print. The title is, as of yet undecided. The location […]

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Clarity

Does it have clarity? Right away when I wrote this I thought “is it in focus” and I guess photographically that is the obvious way to thinking of clarity. Is that important? Absolutely. I have […]

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Friends make great subjects

Friends make great subjects — especially when they’re “furry.” About 15 years ago I approached the Cambridge and District Humane Society with the idea of doing a fund raiser. If people would donate to the […]

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You are photogenic

Cookie – cutter photography is good for photographing cookies, not people. You are photogenic. Cookie cutter photography says most people will look good with a short-side loop light set up. To do that you put […]

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The Portrait

If telling the story of you, who would you be telling and what would that story be? I’m John Mitchell and putting that story into a picture or series of pictures is what I do. […]

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Engaging portraits – Sample 5

 In a previous blog “Engaging Portraits” I talked about unique lighting for each portrait. In the beginning, near everyone starts out with the same body parts, but that’s where the similarity ends. We are not […]

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Engaging Portraits – Sample Four

 In a previous blog “Engaging Portraits” I talked about unique lighting for each portrait. In the beginning, near everyone starts out with the same body parts, but that’s where the similarity ends. We are not […]

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Engaging Portraits – Sample Three

 In a previous blog “Engaging Portraits” I talked about unique lighting for each portrait. In the beginning, near everyone starts out with the same body parts, but that’s where the similarity ends. We are not […]

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Engaging Portraits – Sample Two

 In a previous blog “Engaging Portraits” I talked about unique lighting for each portrait. In the beginning, near everyone starts out with the same body parts, but that’s where the similarity ends. We are not […]

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Engaging portraits – Sample One

 In a previous blog “Engaging Portraits” I talked about unique lighting for each portrait. In the beginning, near everyone starts out with the same body parts, but that’s where the similarity ends. We are not […]

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