This week bookends with two articles about the business of portrait photography. We lead off with a guest post by James Maher on corporate portraits followed by Michèle Grenier on prime lenses. Then Scott Wyden Kivowitz shows how to sort for smiling photos with Excire Search 2. Mykii Lui has thoughts on Fujifilm’s X-T3 and I ask “where have photo magazines gone?” The Wrap-Up wraps with Nate Torres sharing how to start a portrait photography business. With portraits and lenses, smiling faces and more here’s hoping you enjoy these posts!

Six keys to running a successful corporate portrait business - (Editor’s Note: We welcome this guest post from James Maher. James is a New York corporate portrait and headshot photographer.) For any photography business that specializes in
Female photographer with camera and prime lenses smiling Why I only use prime lenses - Why would I choose to only use prime lenses while there are many other great options out there? This sounds like a legitimate question, doesn’t
Culling for smiling faces Culling for smiling faces in Excire Search 2 Pro - Today I would like to show how fast it is to cull a collection of photos from a session in Excire Search 2 Pro, to
X-T3 My simple thoughts on the Fujifilm X-T3 - Fujifilm has been busy releasing all sorts of cameras in the past two years, and it seems like they aren’t slowing down. While the X-T4
Where have all the photo magazines gone? Rest in peace Popular Photography, American Photo and Photo District News Where have all the photo magazines gone? - The obvious answer is; “They are online.” Sadly this is more often than I care to think, not the case. They are gone. Simply gone.
how to start a portrait photography business How to start a portrait photography business: A 2020 guide - Today, it’s becoming more and more common for the average person to strike out on their own as a self-starter. We’ve never had so much

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