Tag Archives: John Mitchell Photography

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 Toronto camera club was presenting an all day seminar

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Good-bye old friend.

It was sometime around 2008 or 2009 I think, when I bought this used Epson 7600 printer from a photographer friend.  Since then every print that is 24 inches or smaller on the short side has been printed on this printer.

Long-time clients soon

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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 humane society I would give them a mini session and a portrait print as a thank you for their donation. That

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It’s for a select group of people. It may not be for you.

One of the people I follow on various social media platforms is Author Seth Godin. Among his bestselling books are:

  • Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers into Friends and Friends into Customers
  • The Dip: The extraordinary benefits of knowing when to quit (and when to stick)
  • Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
  • Tribes: We need you to lead us

I saw ads for his altMBA course and The Marketing Seminar in the past couple years. I

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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. Before I can do that I need to know you and your audience. The portrait

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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

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Which box are you in?

Which box you are in? Do you think in the box or outside the box?

Go ahead and leave a comment. Start a discussion.

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A week with David Ziser

I have been a professional photographer since 1971. I have done this full time since 1985. But, I can’t remember a time when photography was not an important part of my life.

I believe I have always considered the subjects of my portraits to be great

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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

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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

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