Author Archives: Robert

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Modeling in Maine

Model Portfolio Modeling in Maine can be difficult, but it is possible.  There are a number of companies that use them and a number of agencies that represent them.  So having a good portfolio is […]

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Canadian Passport Photos

Canada has some very strict rules for passport photos.  First is that it needs to be done by a professional.  However, the term professional is a fairly loose term  now a days and half of […]

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Sebago Lake Family Pictures

Family Portraits on Sebago Lake I had the honor of photographing a very special family on the beach at Wards Cove, Sebago lake.  The occasion was mom’s birthday and all of the kids and most […]

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Holiday Family Reunion Pictures

OK, it’s the grand parents anniversary and everyone is getting together for Christmas.  This is the perfect time for a Family Portrait.  But, it is two days after Christmas and very cold outside.  I guess […]

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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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