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Corporate headshots don't need to be boring. A few shots from this past week. #corporateheadshots   #headshotsshouldbefun  
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When reviewing their photos right after a shoot my clients often remark how amazing it is that seemly subtle changes can really make or break an image. A new study in Psychological Science seems to confirm what we already intuitively know. #profilephotos #headshots
Subtle aspects of your photo could greatly affect how people view you.
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Pretty neat technology- turn a cell phone selfie into a high end portrait in the style of your favorite photographer. #Adobe #MIT


Style Transfer for Headshot Portraits
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Short docu-feature on Clark Little. Beautiful and unique wave photography. Also take a look at his instagram...pretty inspiring.   #wavephotography   #clarklittle   #clarklittlephotography  

http://instagram.com/p/nZk-l9qu4f/

http://vimeo.com/92529798
Getting tossed around by shorebreak and slammed into the sand day after day is a rough go; Clark Little wouldn’t have it any other way. In fact, for the North Shore…
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I'm actually pretty excited about this new Lytro camera...it has some seriously interesting implications for lens design and macro photography. Not to mention the day when 'pulling focus' on video becomes something you can do in post...

http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/22/5625264/lytro-changed-photography-meet-the-new-illum-camera
"Okay, can I take it out of the box now?" Lytro product director Colvin Pitts wants to show me the camera he’s been working on since 2007. He cautions that it’s just an early model,...
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It's finally here!
In 2013, Adobe’s Tom Hogarty teased an iOS app that could edit raw-formatted photos on an iPad. Nearly a year later, that proof of concept has matured into Lightroom mobile 1.0, an iOS extension of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 that both syncs your images and offers many of the editing features found in the desktop version. The basics If you have an iPad 2 or later running iOS 7 or later, you can run Lightroom mobile. (According to Adobe, an iPho...
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Got a great response to my 'Behind the Scenes' blog post today. Was picked up and featured on +PetaPixel as well! #locationheadshots   #mixingstrobesandambient  
Behind the scenes on location at a recent shoot I did for Waste Management that was featured in Fortune and then picked up by People.
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+Adobe Photoshop CC previews their new feature focus masking. masking the subject is something I already do on almost every headshot image to subtly tweak the backdrop...this feature could make life much easier. #photoshop #focusmasking
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Recent portrait shoot has been featured in +Fortune Magazine and +PEOPLE this week! Wonderful profile of Arnold Harvey for Fortune's 'Heroes of the 500" series. In addition to his full time job at +Waste Management  Arnold founded Gods Connection Transition. A charity that helps over 5000 families a month. Congrats Arnold!
Discovering homeless parents and children on his route, "it just turned my heart," Arnold Harvey says
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I read the BTS article on PetaPixel. Great work! :)
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Just published a blog post with more in depth thoughts on the +Lytro Illum. A bit of a theoretical look ahead at what might be possible...

#lytroillum  
Thoughts on Lytro's latest camera and potential implications for making photographs.
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The story behind (likely) the most seen photograph ever taken. Just incredible.
The story behind the wallpaper we'll never forget
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408 L St SE Washington, DC 20003
408 L Street SoutheastUSDistrict of ColumbiaWashington20003
(202) 642-3686arsnovaimages.com
Portrait StudioToday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am – 7:00 pmTuesday 8:00 am – 7:00 pmWednesday 8:00 am – 7:00 pmThursday 8:00 am – 7:00 pmFriday 8:00 am – 7:00 pmSaturday 8:00 am – 7:00 pmSunday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Ars Nova Images Headshot Studio was founded in 2008 and is a one person operation. I'm dedicated to consistently delivering only the highest quality headshots that show my clients in their best light. I’ve been fortunate enough to shoot TV personalities, broadway stars and work for many large DC based firms as their corporate headshot photographer. Headshot photography is my passion and I shoot literally hundred of headshots each year. I’m obsessed with great lighting, great color and high quality retouching to show all of my clients in their best possible light.
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Kathryn Carter
4 months ago
I recently had to have a corporate headshot done for my company. I decided to go with ArsNova Images and I am very happy I did. The work was professional and Joe took his time explaining the process and he helped me choose the best possible headshot after taking a lot of pictures. The end result: He MADE me look good!! No small feat. I highly recommend Joe and plan to use his services again in the near future.
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Miriam Chen
a year ago
Joe & Ars Nova Images does amazing headshots. He was great to work with, and had great attention to detail both when photographing shots as well as editing the pictures thereafter. His location was very convenient for me, as it is in the district. He was very professional, but was also congenial enough to put me at ease while being photographed. I would definitely recommend his work!
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Andrew Satten
a year ago
Booking Ars Nova Images for your headshots is a slam dunk business investment. I have booked them for multiple sessions and they provide a highly efficient customer experience and the final photos have significantly contributed to advancing a professional image for my business.
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Tony Chen
a year ago
Excellent experience. Joe is extremely detail oriented, providing a vivid and crisp product.
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Justin Vélez-Hagan
a year ago
I could not have had a better experience. I think everyone is fairly uncomfortable with the whole idea of a photo shoot of themselves, but Joe made it absolutely comfortable. My wife used him previously, so I already had an idea of how he works, which is why I returned to him without hesitation. However, the entire experience was as good as can be asked for, from the ease of parking, to his home studio (which is located on the ground floor of his home in a very professional environment, so no reason to be concerned about walking through his personal space!), to the background music he has playing, the offer of refreshments, to the easy going conversation that made me feel comfortable in the not-so-comfortable situation. I was in and out of his studio in a half hour and Joe consistently underpromised and overperformed, getting my pics back to me faster than promised, while also throwing in a freebie or two. I wouldn't write a review unless I thought it was a great experience, but it was and Joe is well worth every penny (in fact, I would've paid more).
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Mike Schierloh
a year ago
I highly recommend Joe! He's highly competent and professional. He assures that you don't feel rushed and it's clearly important to him that you're a satisfied customer who leaves with the high quality picture(s) you want. If you're driving, his studio is easy to find and it's easy to find on the street parking.
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Stephen O
a year ago
Joe is a true professional and a natural behind the camera. My company and I have worked with Ars Nova on several occasions and are consistently thrilled with the results.
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david kuney
a year ago
Ars Nova is excellent. I highly recommend them. They are great to work with, very patient, and take truly professional photos.