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Portrait series conveys the beauty of albinism


October 2017 issue News

The soft, all-white settings in Yulia Taits’ “Porcelain Beauty” series set her portraits apart from others that address albinism. The ethereal images were captured in her living room in front of a white backdrop near a large, bright window. She purchased white props—feathers, candles, flowers, whipped cream, and more—to lend each image a fairytale look.Finding models for her portraits proved easier than expected. Israel-based Taits reached out to a Facebook follower with albinism,... Continue Reading >

License yourself for live animal sessions


May 2015 issue Business

Portraits that unite children with small animals such as rabbits and ducklings are popular with clients especially during the springtime. If you're photographing a client with their own pets, you're free and clear under the law. But if you're bringing these animals into your studio for sessions, you're considered an animal exhibitor under the Animal Welfare Act, which means you'll need to obtain an animal exhibitor license from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Animal and Plant Health... Continue Reading >

Animals in studio


May 2015 issue Business

You can't just wing itIt’s a familiar concept for springtime photos: a child and an adorable animal in a set swathed in pastels and white, a picture of all that is innocent. It seems simple. It looks great. But do you know what you’re getting into if you decide you’d like to attempt such a promotion? Federal requirements to do this lawfully are rigid and require substantial effort and preparation by the photographer. Add possible state or local restrictions, and you can see that it’s... Continue Reading >
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