Author Archives: Robert

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High School Senior Portrait composite for an Artist

I am very excited about this image.  It is the first artist loft portrait I have done.  While I have done quite a few of sports, I have been trying to get an artist in […]

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Sports Composites in big Demand

This was a special session with Cole a Senior who pitches on the Varsity Baseball team.  We met a a local Gym and struck up a conversation about sports and school.  After a few minutes […]

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Composite Senior Portraits, pictures that get people talking

Today and everyday Robert Akers Photography pushes the boundaries of high school senior pictures.  Composites are just one of the ways we do it.  A composite is a picture made up of many different pictures.  […]

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Cropping Family Portraits for Maximum Impact

Ratios for Cropping Pictures Here are the most used crops for family pictures; 4:5, 5:7, 2:3, 1:2, 1:1.  Just so you know what this is here are some examples of how the different ratios are […]

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What makes a Beautiful Beach Portrait? Can you do it your self?

There are so many things that go into a Family Beach Portrait.  And they involve experience, time, communication, and equipment.  So as a professional and a PPA Master photographer my job is to use every […]

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Choosing what to wear for your family Beach Portraits

This is one of the most important parts of planning your family beach photos.  What to wear?  Most of the time it is a woman who is putting this all together.  And for those women […]

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Senior Pictures and Sports with Maine’s Best Senior photograher

Sports picture done as part of a High School Senior Session is a must if you are an athlete.  Today we are all so busy and never has this been more true than for a […]

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The Magic of Christmas

So many movies and cards we have seen throughout our life have capture the magic of Christmas. But how often do we do it in our own Christmas Cards? Well that is exactly what I […]

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Sunset Family Pictures on Fortunes Rocks, Biddeford, Maine

Sunset Pictures on the coast of Maine are spectacular. The Maine coast is known world wide for it’s beautiful rock formations, sea grass and sandy beaches. The great thing is in many cases you can […]

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Senior Pictures – Keeping it REAL

Today there are too many photographers OVER USING photoshop. Senior Pictures are a celebration of who you are. They are all that you have become !!! Please don’t get me wrong I use photoshop a […]

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