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FIVE PHOTO STORY CHALLENGE – “Human Can Opener”

FIVE PHOTO STORY CHALLENGE- "HUMAN CAN OPENER"  For this challenge I had to tell a story using only five photos with this Five Point Plot Structure. All images must follow the basic rules of frame composition. This is a great exercise in both storytelling...

Dating Profile Photography

Dating Profile Photography I can not press enough how powerful images have on your online experience.  When people are searching for a companion online, the images are the first thing they based their decision on.  Your images should be up to date and...

LOOKING TO SHOWCASE YOUR NEW COLLECTION ON YOUR WEB SITE?

LOOKING TO SHOWCASE YOUR NEW COLLECTION ON YOUR WEB SITE? E-Commerce fashion apparel photography is one of the most powerful tools to ensure sales. Whether we realize it or not, our opinions are formed by the first image seen. Therefore, your online cover...

Advance Selfie Challenge – Motion & Stillness 

Advance Selfie Challenge – Motion & Stillness Advance Selfie Challenge –Motion and Stillness using  long exposures on location. This is my second selfie challenge project! I decided to try express a broken heart and moving onward. Settings 1/3 sec – 16-22...

Advance Selfie Challenge – Long Exposures

Advance Selfie Challenge - Long Exposures Advance Selfie Challenge - Long Exposures in Studio This is my first selfie challenge project! I decided to try long exposures in studio using one strobe light with a soft box. Settings 1/30 sec - 2.8 F/Stop - ISO...

Dealing With Distracting Backgrounds in Photography

Dealing With Distracting Backgrounds in Photography Photography backgrounds are very important since they add different elements to a photo. As you strive to choose the right camera and lens, you need to also think about the background that will be right...

A Photographer’s Legacy Continues – Lecture

A Photographer's Legacy Continues - Lecture The Photograph Society of Philadelphia (Now a proud member myself),  asked me if I would provide an hour lecture on July 18, 2018 at The Plastic Club.   Naturally I chose to talk about Joe Chielli , founder of Church Street...

Beauty Head Shots For My Muses

Beauty Head Shots For My Muses I discovered my muses through by going out and approaching them on a random note to model for me.  Arielle I met on NYE at Front Street Cafe and Gwenn I met through an Uber car share ride.  Both of them I found to...

What’s Next for Great Promotional Head Shots

What’s Next for Great Promotional Head Shots Photos of Gwenn Kathryn by ArtChick ® Written by Joe Chielli / Church Street Studios At Church Street Studios we’ve been photographing head shots for actors, models, dancers, musicians, and business people for...