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‘Fashion photography’ Category

January 17, 2022

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by: Jacques Gaines

Retouching-the necessary evil   It has always amazed me how a photo can go from ordinary to extraordinary with patience and knowledge of the Photoshop healing brush, clone stamp, dodge and burn, and the collection of adjustment tools.   About five years ago, I decided to perfect my photo retouching skills. I am very proud [...]

November 10, 2020

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by: Jacques Gaines

Subscribe to the JGP Newsletter First Name Last Name Email address: Leave this field empty if you're human: Close Fuji’s new camera body-lens combination for portraits   Making great portraits is an art. Getting the right portrait involves many factors. Most notably, 4 factors need to shine when making a portrait that stands out. In [...]

September 16, 2020

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by: Jacques Gaines

Getting better at boudoir takes a while   There is no mistaking that boudoir photography is my passion. However, like all crafts, the skill of doing it well takes a little while. Each boudoir photography shoot makes us a bit better because we learn just a little more from the last shoot we did. Nothing [...]

May 30, 2020

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by: Jacques Gaines

Where the makeup artist turns out to be the star     What I learned on this photoshoot is that no matter how much you say that each person has importance, sometimes one person stands out. In this photoshoot, my makeup artist MarieLine really really did deliver something extraordinary and exactly the look that we […]

January 12, 2020

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by: Jacques Gaines

Here is a little story about how I left my job and why. As I go on in life I realize that what impact an event has on your life depends really on your way of interpreting that event’s importance. This is the story of why I left a job a while back and how […]

November 4, 2019

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by: Jacques Gaines

Recently I had the chance to work with a circus artist called Thula. Thula specializes in aerial hoop and a bit of contorsion. She had contacted me about 2 years ago to do a shoot but schedules never worked out. It had a great deal to do with the fact that most circus artists get […]