Many people are familiar with portrait photography, but not everyone knows the value of the fine art style. In recent years, contemporary fine art portrait photography has been getting a lot of popularity in the premium portraiture photography market. Portraits in this genre are museum quality and make simply remarkable wall art.
Contemporary fine art portrait photographers are often called artists, and that is well justified. There is a high level of thought and skill that goes into creating authentic fine art portrait images.
These fine are photography portraits are intended to hang on your wall like a painting and often have the feel of an Old Master's portrait with dramatic dark and light.
When I photograph children in this fine art style I am looking for emotion, something special in each child, perhaps an expression that is entirely their own. These portraits are able to be enlarged up to size 40 X 48 inches and in some cases much larger