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MPI Takes Photos For New Website

MPI Photos recently worked on a project with Premiere Transportation Group. Here is the press release about the project. "ALBANY NY – Premiere Transportation Group of Albany, New York recently upgraded their website with a new design as well re-branded their name and logo. This move will allow them the growth they desire as they continue to expand their fleet and facility in the Capital Region....
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Maternity Photos

Maternity photos is a great way to express the love and compassion you are already feeling for your little one, and it's also a wonderful idea to get these photos done to share with your family. Pregnancy is a special time for both the expectant mother and father. At MPI Photos, we want to help captured this beautiful moment before it goes away! More

5 Simple Tips For Taking Headshots

Sometimes headshots can seem like something very simple to prepare for, however the little details really make the difference. When it comes to headshots, sticking to the basics is best so the viewer can focus on you as a person, and not what type of clothing you are wearing. Here a few simple suggestions when it comes to planning your headshot outfit.
  • Remember you are taking headshots...
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Dressing For Your Engagement Photos

If you find yourself standing in front of your closet wondering what you could possibly wear for this important occasion, take some of our advice. Here are some quick tips to help remove some of that stress.

Compliment Your Fiance

Look for colors, patterns and styles that will bring out the best in your partner's outfit as well as yours. Be sure not to dress completely identical,...
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Family Photo Shoots

Family photo shoots are a fun way to update your friends and family with recent pictures; it's also a great way to capture your family and create memories to hang on the walls of your home. Here are a few reminders of how to dress for this special moment.

Dress In Similar Colors And Tones

  • Cool tones are always a great choice when decided a color scheme. Think...
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Professional Head Shot “Guidelines”

If you're looking to show potential clients and associates that you are professional, reliable, trustworthy, and approachable in a single image, here are some quick dos and don'ts.

DOs

  • For men, dark suit and tie. Well fitted clothes, pressed and clean. Be sure you can sit in it and it will not “bunch up”. Bring electric razor if afternoon appointment with heavy “shadow”.
  • For women, nice blouse with...
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Senior Portraits

MPI Photos works hard to make your senior portrait as unique as you are! With that being said, here are some tips to keep your originality while taking the classic senior portrait.

Outfits

  • There are different things you should and shouldn't wear when it comes to photographing in different locations- such as outside and inside. For outdoors, think of earthy tones or dark tones; greens, blues, browns,...
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Victory

This photo was part of our "senior" session.

2012_ShaneWe had already completed the studio head-shot for the yearbook and wanted to venture out and get a "personality" shot. Two years prior we had photographed this clients older brother for his senior portrait, also a start football player. His "personality" photo was completed in studio with some...
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No Runny Nose This Time

This here image is of a long time client.

2009_BriellaWe had scheduled a fall photo shoot at a friends property with a large side yard and farmland backdrop including the classic corn stalks. The young model had a cold that day and was just not her usual self. We still did the photo shoot (including some...
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