Portrait Archives - Brian Parkes Photography

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Portrait Inspiration
10 13 2017

Portrait Inspiration

I visited the National Portrait Gallery in London today. I was impressed with the thought and skill that had gone into the painted portraits. Due to a number of factors I was less impressed with the photographic portraits....

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Calling All Models for Free Portrait Shoot
03 05 2017

Calling All Models for Free Portrait Shoot

When I first started taking photography seriously around 2000 I had a lot of help from my Wife and a few other volunteer models posed for me while I figured out how to shoot people rather than the architecture I had been shooting...

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School Prom Photography - Libby & Shannon
06 27 2015

School Prom Photography - Libby & Shannon

School Prom Photography I was really pleased to get a phone call from one of my old Army Cadet Force friends (Laura) a few months ago. Her daughter Libby who I also know from the Army Cadets has just about to finish her school...

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Taking Better Family Photos Cheaply
03 11 2015

Taking Better Family Photos Cheaply

Taking Better Family Photos There are very few of us who look back a our family albums and wish we had taken less pictures over the years. Sometimes we take good pictures, sometimes average, but taking better family photos is in...