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60- or 90-Minute Outdoor Photo-Shoot Package with Image CD from Shot by Renae (Up to 77% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Professional photographer directs posing and lighting, resulting in CD full of images, some of which can be edited to clients' preferences

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Valid only within 50 miles of zip code 19901. Appointment required 2 weeks in advance. Subject to availability. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Must use promotion value in 1 visit. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

A good photographer can manipulate lighting, exposure, and the emotions of the tiny man inside the camera who draws everything. Enlist an expert with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

$59 for a 60-minute outdoor photo-shoot package ($250 value)

  • One outfit
  • Retouching of five best images
  • CD copy of all images provided same day
  • Up to 175 frames (25 test frames and 150 finals)<p>

$79 for a 90-minute outdoor photo-shoot package ($350 value)

  • One wardrobe change
  • Retouching of seven best images
  • CD copy of all images provided same day
  • Up to 200 frames (25 test frames and 175 finals)
  • Hair and makeup assistance, if needed<p>

Exposure: Let the Light Shine in

Whether creating a glossy print or a digital JPEG, photography is still all about capturing light. Check out Groupon’s examination of exposure to explore one tool for getting the perfect image.

As complex as it seems, photography is a simple phenomenon requiring only light-sensitive material inside a dark box and a hole with a shutter. As the shutter opens, light streams through the lens, exposing a piece of film or an SLR's digital sensor to the image outside the box. Thanks to that exposure, the once-fleeting light becomes a photograph, rendered in precise detail and preserved for all posterity.

The exact exposure depends on the shutter speed, which can last as short as 1/2500th of a second to as long as several hours. A faster shutter speed captures faster action but requires more light and therefore a larger opening—or aperture—which shortens the field of focus. Conversely, a slower shutter speed needs a much smaller aperture to capture the same amount of light, though this also exposes the camera to the image for a longer time, making the stars look like lines drawn across the sky or a waterfall look like a solid white curtain draped from a giant's towel rack. Of course, a proper exposure is a matter of balance—too much time in bright light, and the photograph will wash out. Not enough time in the darkness, and the world will be nothing but shadows.


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