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Who’s your favorite olympian?

At Bohm-Marrazzo Photography we’re a big fan of swimming prodigy, Michael Phelps. So is the lovely border collie “Luca Phelps”.
Here, she takes on the character of 22-time gold medalist Michael Phelps. Recuperating from some world record breaking laps in the pool, Luca still finds the composure to pose for the camera.

Unfortunately we were not able to go to London to shoot at the Olympic pool, so we posed our Olympian in the studio and compiled the image with a background of the pool–Thanks to Gerry’s photoshop expertise. You would never know she wasn’t actually an olympic swimmer would you? This photograph was taken for SPLASH News (and for our amusement)!

Happy Sporting. Game on!

Like reading about animal Olympians? Stay tuned to our blog for more to come!

Special thanks to Diane Bauman for the lovely Luca!

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On-Location!

Earlier this week we did a photo shoot for a local hospital, highlighting some of their doctors on staff. We composed interesting portraits of doctors that highlighted what these doctors do. There are lots of things to keep in mind when doing on location portraits of professionals. Here are some tips to having a successful on location shoot:

  • Be prepared; think ahead.
  • Work out the lighting before the subject comes by putting in a “stunt person”.
  • If you’re not early, you’re late.
  • Plan where you are going to shoot before you arrive at the location.
  • If you are doing more than one image, make sure you schedule enough time for the “unexpected“.
  • Professionals don’t typically like receiving a make-over at work, but no one has a problem with a dab of anti-shine, which is colorless and invisible. However, it really helps with those nasty forehead shines!
  • If you don’t have time or space to find a good background, don’t waste your subject’s time. Work fast and plan on a background in post-production. This doctor could only spare  5 minutes out of her busy schedule. We needed to show that she was a surgeon, so we asked her to dress in scrubs at her office. And this was the outcome of great post-production work of Gerry Marrazzo.

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