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Photographers and their studios : creating an efficient and profitable workspace
Boursier, Helen T., 1960-
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Publication Information:
Buffalo, NY : Amherst Media, [2001]

Physical Description:
120 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
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TR550 .B68 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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The interior design of photographers' consultation rooms and camera rooms can affect the efficiency and profitability of studio photography businesses. This book explores the studios of 20 top professional photographers and examines the design problems each faced, and the solutions they devised. Photographers will learn that their space must be an efficient and practical environment in which to create their photography and that it must convey to prospective clients the quality and character of the work they can provide. From studios in urban high-rises to small-town corner operations and even home-based studios, this book covers all the options available to studio owners.

Author Notes

Helen T. Boursier is a professional writer, photographer and studio owner. She is the author of Black and White Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, and Watercolor Portrait Photography: The Art of Polaroid SX-70 Manipulation

Table of Contents

Mike Boursier and Helen BoursierEd Lilley and Sue LilleyNancy GreenJulia Russell and Jay GoldsmithAndy MarcusAlvin GeeElizabeth HomanDwight Okumoto and Kay OkumotoGary Fong and Marci FongRalph RomagueraDavid ZiserDeborah Madearis and Roy MadearisSandra Thibeault and Gary ThibeaultAlphonse Micciche and Thomas MiccicheDavid Clapp and Susan ClappPatricia Beltrami and Chris BeltramiDoug Box and Barbara BoxRon SimonsLouise Simone and Joseph SimoneIb Larsen and Kitty ReedorfMargaritha Straw and Peter StrawHugh Jacob
Introductionp. 5
Seaside Resorts
Cape Cod Artistsp. 8
Seaside Tourist Villagep. 17
Lessons Learnedp. 21
Separate But Equalp. 27
Urban Sprawl
New York City, Second Generationp. 36
Dream Studiop. 41
Homey Professionalp. 49
Honolulu Primep. 53
L. A. High-Risep. 57
Greater New Orleans Triop. 61
Metro Residentialp. 65
Dallas-Fort Worth Welcomep. 68
Small Town U.S.A.
Converted Garagep. 74
Father-Son Studio Teamp. 77
Feng Shui and Psychographicsp. 82
Four Studiosp. 86
Rural Retreats
Texas Rural Remotep. 94
Studio in the Woodsp. 99
International Flavor
Quiet Canadian Elegancep. 105
Danish Design and Decorp. 108
Converted Leather Factoryp. 112
Small Space Successp. 117
Indexp. 121