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Looking for family photography in Sydney? Here are 4 questions you must ask first.

Looking for family photography in Sydney? Here are 4 questions you must ask first.

Philippe Flatt of Image Technique shares some points to consider that are often overlooked when looking for  family photography in Sydney to take professional family photos When you have found a studio whose style appeals to you, other considerations are location, availability and price range but these factors alone won’t guarantee you are making the right choice. You… Continue Reading

Linkedin photos and background colour – what works best?

Linkedin photos and background colour – what works best?

The perfect Linkedin profile image should emphasize the subject above everything else. When viewed as a small image, which is usually how photos appear on line, your profile picture should stand out. If  you are not obliged to comply with your company’s branding colour palette it’s time to call the shots  with your own photo and seize… Continue Reading

Corporate portraits outdoors-only fools forget their flash

Corporate portraits outdoors-only fools forget their flash

Sydney based Corporate photographer Philippe Flatt of Image Technique explains why you should ask photographers if they use portable lighting for outdoor business portraits. How often have you heard a photographer state “I only shoot in natural light” It implies that only natural available light will yield less “artificial” and ascetically more pleasing photos. Don’t… Continue Reading

Become a better children’s photographer

Become a better children’s photographer

  Kids often ham it up in front of the camera. Sometimes it’s cute but more often than not its just cheesy. Here are 5 tips I always use when photographing children that will help you to take better photos of your kids.  More fun .  1) Create a situation or focus on an activity… Continue Reading

Yes I am photogenic ! Colour is the key to your image.

Yes I am photogenic ! Colour is the key to your image.

As a photographer one of the comments I hear so often from clients is ” I am not photogenic.” I am about to prove that theory wrong and there are no magic tricks or airbrushing involved. If you wonder why sometimes you look great and other times not so this article could help unlock the… Continue Reading

What is the best age to have my baby photographed?

What is the best age to have my baby photographed?

I am often asked what is the best age to have photos of a baby taken. The fact is any age. Most studios specialising in new born photography recommend bringing your baby in when they are from a few days old up to the 2nd week. It’s actually an easier task for the photographer because newborns… Continue Reading

Does it matter if you don’t smile in family photos?

Does it matter if you don’t smile in family photos?

I recently posted some images of my mum when she was a little girl, ( she’s 76 now ), along side another image when she was in her twenties and I noticed that she wasn’t smiling in the old family photo and neither were her siblings. A pending mother’s day prompted me to look at… Continue Reading

Are Photographic Prints Obsolete?

I was describing my photography business at a social function recently when someone asked me the question, ” do many of your clients order prints anymore ? Aren’t they obsolete? ” The question didn’t surprise me as I am aware that many people do not bother to print the photographs they take. “Why bother when… Continue Reading

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