Petruzzo Photography Blog

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An Engagement Session with Greg in Downtown Annapolis

Late last year, Greg & Felipe had the opportunity to capture Allison & Nick's wedding. Before that though, Greg met up with the two of them to capture some engagement photos on the streets of Downtown Annapolis. They'd soon be getting married at St. Mary's on...

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Why We Really Love Taking Portraits in Your Home

One of the first questions almost everyone asks when they’re thinking of having a portrait session, and especially a family portrait session: “Where will we do the shoot?”. Portrait sessions can happen pretty much anywhere—especially if you don’t mind running from the...

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A Portrait Session Turns Proposal in Downtown Annapolis

Shortly before Christmas, I had the privilege of working with a friend and client, Jordan, to create some couples portraits for him and his girlfriend Kayla. Little did Kayla know though, that when we hit a certain mark, Jordan would be dropping to one knee and...

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A Guide to Sharing Your Photographer’s Images Online

We all love sharing photos online, and it’s usually no different when you hire someone to take some nice photos for you. People especially like sharing their family portraits and wedding photos, and if you’re hiring someone for a headshot, you’re almost definitely...

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A Newborn In The Forest Family Portrait

This is another outstanding session from Felipe, taken during last year's beautiful autumn weather in the wooded area behind this new family's home. Felipe had the privilege of shooting this couple's wedding a while back, and when they found out they were going to be...

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The Impossible Struggle For Authentically Perfect Headshots

I have conversations with people looking for headshots all the time. In almost every conversation, I sense an internal conflict: “be the person on the business card, or be myself?”. When people are working on something they love, they can’t help but be themselves. But...

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Red Family Portrait Session

Felipe has had the pleasure of working with this family for several years now. It's always rewarding to see where the next session takes you, how kids will grow up between sessions, and how you've changed as a photographer. This year, Felipe started shooting inside...

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How a Portrait is Different From a Snapshot

We all take a lot of photos. Well, relatively speaking. We’re all taking thousands of times more photos today than say, people did 50 years ago. There are some obvious differences between the photo we take ourselves of the people we love on a daily...

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Our Last Portrait Session with 2016’s Fall Colors

The 2016 portrait season ended with a lot of gorgeous images, but some of our favorites were from the family session we did with Laurie at Fort Ward Park in Alexandria, VA. Laurie and I had rescheduled a session a few weeks earlier because the temperatures were a...

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