Do you think photos of your children mean they have to look like typical “say cheese” shots or dressing up as fairies? Banish the thought! These portraits are classic and timeless, with sensitive nuances of subtle shades of meaning and feeling.
In fact, you couldn’t pose these kinds of sweet, natural expressions even if you tried. So how do you capture hauntingly tender and stirring, emotive expressions like these beautiful portraits do? Here’s how: (continued below the photo)
“Rather than have the child posing for the camera smiling artificially, I seek to capture the child’s mood and personality naturally, as they really are,” says G.E. Masana, the award-winning NYC artist-photographer whose work you see here. He’s also a contributing writer to the HUFFINGTON POST and was recently selected to have his portrait sittings gifted to the 2017 Golden Globes Awards nominees and presenters. “Extraordinary moments come when children have forgotten about the camera. There’s more thought going into creating a portrait like this, so it results in a simple, refined look which stands the test of time. It becomes a more compelling portrait of your little one, so you can beautifully remember their sweet little face and hallmark these days when one day they’re no longer the little one.”
These are portraits infused with the magic of who your child is today. But there’s more. Unlike other photographers, the photo is just Masana’s starting point because what happens next is… (continued)
…brush-stroke details and hand-painted embellishments are meticulously added for those desiring Masana’s more artistic touches. Inspired by the Great Masters of Art through the ages, it reaches the look of classic paintings, yet with a modern touch. These art gallery-quality pieces are considered instant heirlooms for those commissioning them and sure to be treasured for generations.
If you have a child or children, then you’ll love this: Masana is giving away a limited number of his Masterpiece 7″ Portraits, valued at $500, absolutely free of charge as an Introductory Special so parents can try out his distinctive style without any cost, obligation or purchase required. Scheduling for the upcoming 2017 portrait giveaway is going on right now. Understandably, available spots are strictly limited so make sure you don’t miss this opportunity.
**G.E. Masana (portrait artist and Huffington Post contributer) As Seen In HUFFINGTON POST | MARTHA STEWART WEDDINGS | THE KNOT | NEW YORK MAGAZINE | BRIDAL GUIDE | BRIDES | STYLE ME PRETTY | ELEGANT BRIDE | GRACE ORMONDE | WELLWED | TOWN&COUNTRY **
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