Special Notes In Preparing for Your Portrait
Remember the objective of your portrait. A beautiful, sensitive portrait, which shows the relationship and personalities of each person in the portrait. for this reason, keep the clothing very subtle - be careful, so as not to dress anyone in a outfit that is not an expression of their personality, or that they "jump" out of the portrait because he or she is dressed in a lighter or brighter outfit than everyone else. Work for balance, harmony, and color coordination. If you have any questions at all, please call us anytime! Don't worry about anything, we will help you with everything, and your completed portrait will be superb because of the careful planning.
When you discuss the upcoming photographic session with your children, do not instruct them to "smile" or "do exactly as Mr. Gresham says", etc. Simply let them know how excited you are about the photography, and leave everything else to Mr. Gresham.
One of the keys to the success and beauty of Mr. Gresham's work is his ability to help you feel at ease during the photographic session - so don't worry about anything - all of you will have a great time!
If there is anyone in your family who is particularly worried about photographs, or has a particular problem, be sure to let Mr. Gresham know, in private before the sitting. There are countless techniques and special methods which we can use to minimize these problems, so be sure to bring up anything you wish to discuss! The secret to success here is communication, we are here to help you, and our only objective is to create an outstanding portrait, which you will treasure forever!
For information on scheduling a studio
or location portraiture, contact:
Walter V. Gresham, III
P.O. Box 807 · Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
252-441-5091 · 800-887-1415