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Composition is Key

Composition controls many aspects of a photograph. When making an image the way the photographer frames the image is crucial. In this photograph taken for Saint Peter’s University Hospital, the way that the faces of the subjects are shown in the mirror, while still giving a hint of the rest of their figures in the foreground gives a sense of space and action. The viewer better understands what is going on being able to see that they are in fact standing in front of the mirror. The image captures a very intimate moment of a speech pathologist helping a patient re-learn to speak. Capturing the image in this way leads to a very successful double portrait in which there is a relationship built between the subjects and between the viewer and subjects.

Think about how the way you compose a photograph has an effect on the photographs message. Try to compose in such a way that the whole story is told. Remember to try different angles, distances and crops to find the perfect fit for your image!

Happy Shooting! :]

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Bundles of Joy

Back in June, we shot a local TV commercial for St. Peter’s University Hospital. St. Peter’s has a large pediatric program and delivers as many as 6,100 babies each year! This commercial is meant to highlight their many advanced departments in baby and child care. It was a lot of fun shooting this commercial and casting all the babies for it. Here is one of the spots that St. Peter’s has posted on their website:

Thanks to all the babies and their parents who participated. The other spots will hopefully be coming out soon. Stay tuned!!

Check out St. Peter’s University Hospital website here: http://www.saintpetershcs.com/saintpetersuh/

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