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Ashley Gregoire Photography

(228) 257-3750

Serving the MS Gulf Coast & Surrounding Areas

My Personal Style of Editing Photos

Ashley Gregoire

August 24, 2017

It’s that time for me…. Time to edit pictures! I love how much potential each image has to transform into a work of art. What some people can accomplish with photoshop BLOWS my mind! With my personal style and preference as a photographer, I try to stay away from photoshop. Don’t get me wrong…I by no means am against photoshop. Like I said, I LOVE seeing the awesome images photographers (and graphic designers) create with photoshop! It’s just not a tool I use. Every artist has his/her way of creating. I like for someone to see their picture and think “yes!.. that looks just like me ‘but on my BEST day’. I look amazing.” When editing photos, I don’t manipulate the body shape or change facial features. I prefer to keep things as natural as possible.  I will, what I call, tweak photos in order to maximize it’s potential: such as adjusting colors, lights, and shadows. I do edit out blemishes such as pimples – it’s a temporary blemish that’s not a part of person’s identity or personality, so I’m totally okay with getting rid of it. Ultimately, I don’t want to take away from the feeling of the moment the photo took place.

I want for a person to be able to look at their photo and think, “I remember when my fiancé kissed me under that tree. Those peeking sunbeams are just as magical as I remember! But, oh my gosh… it was so cold out that day.  I didn’t want to take that blanket off it was much warmer snuggling together. .”

Engagement Portraits by Ashley Gregoire Photography

Or “Awe look how beautiful my little girl looks! I remember when she spotted that little red flower and just HAD to pick it. She loved it so much we brought it home and put it in a tiny dish of water and created a little floating flower bowl.” Photos for ME are all about a memory and a feeling!! So, I don’t want to do anything with my photos that may distract from my main goal.

Family Portraits by Ashley Gregoire Photography

 

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Located in Biloxi, MS
(228) 257-3750
ashley@ashleygregoirephotography.com
A Family and Senior Portrait Photographer

Portrait Photographer, Outdoor Photographer,  On Location Photographer, Natural Light Photographer, Family Photographer, High School Senior Photographer, Children Photographer, Baby Photographer, Newborn Photographer, Maternity Photographer, Engagement Photographer

Mississippi Photographer, Gulf Coast Photographer, D'Iberville Photographer, Ocean Springs Photographer, Biloxi Photographer, Gulfport Photographer, Long Beach Photographer

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