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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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Looking at over 20 successful photography studios in urban, residential and rural areas, this book offers tips on how to design a studio that will attract a target client demographic and boost sales. Learn design techniques for consultation rooms, sales areas, previewing areas, camera rooms, bathrooms and more. This book takes readers behind the scenes, offering an unforgettable tour of dream studios that are sure to inspire. A must for any aspiring or professional photographer. Includes 100 colour photographs.

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