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Amber says:

“This was a personal session for me, as the subjects are my sister and niece. My goal was to capture the close bond between the two of them.

I took them out to an overgrown area that, on camera, looks more like a beautiful meadow. The lighting on this beautiful fall afternoon was perfect, and brought out the best of the fall colors.

For their wardrobe, I purposefully dressed them in clothes that don’t really point to any particular era to try and maintain a timeless quality to the images.”

Amber’s Photography Tip:

You’ve probably read about the importance of consistency in post-processing. Knowing how to give your photos consistent editing is important! However, it is not something I feel the need to practice all of the time, or even most of the time.

It actually goes against my grain to refer to what I do as editing, because that implies making a change to something, whereas for me the portrait is just still in the process of being created!

For me, post-processing is my favorite part of photography. It is where I can really see my efforts and vision come together to create something special.

The processing of each photograph involves quite a bit of time and thought, as each images presents it own mood and requires a different approach.

This doesn’t mean I might not try out a few actions during the process, they can actually jump-start you to where you want to be!

Even if post-processing consistency is the cornerstone of your business, I challenge you to pick out a favorite from each of you sessions to process as a fine art piece. For me, even without a specific approach to my editing, I still get messages from people telling me how much they love my style.

Photography is such a competitive arena these days, it can’t hurt to have an edge in this area. See what kind of reactions you get from you clients when you present them with something a little different, a little special.






Amber used a Canon 6D with a Canon 135L lens and a Sigma 50mm 1.4 lens to capture these images.

Amber Jones is a Jonesboro, AR Portrait and Wedding photographer.

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Published by Beth Teutschmann

A big fan of food, chaos, and all things fun, Beth is the owner of Starboard Editing, LLC - a photography post-production company focusing on anything from editing to blogging and SEO. When she's required to leave the confines of her dark room, she enjoys martial arts, eating, tattoos, cooking, ice cream, sillyness, eating, and traveling. You should probably say hi.

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