Tag Archives: Cambridge portraits

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Favourites: A successful portrait.

Success is not accidentally arriving at a place that makes you happy. Success is arriving at a predetermined place you know will make you happy. That doesn’t mean there aren’t detours along the way. It […]

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Time and change

Time and tide wait for no man – Geoffrey Chaucer Keep up with the times or fall behind and become irrelevant. How many times have we heard that? Yet, it becomes increasingly more difficult with […]

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Hot off the press

They’re here – hot of the press. The 2020 Furry Friends Foto calendar has arrived. They are hot off the press and you should get yours before they are gone. For me this year’s calendar […]

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I have empathy

Yes,  I have empathy,believe it or not. It’s because of attending a seminar of Leon Kennamer that I have it. The year was 1982. A flyer at Sylvano Color Labs in Toronto informed me the […]

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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 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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