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3 Oct

Birmingham Photographer and Handtinting Portraits

In 2001, I started taking handtinting courses from Ron Bowen and UAB and continued with the courses after Samford began “Samford After Sundown” which replaced UAB’s photography courses. After over 100 hours of handtinting classes, I started my business in my home. Last month the parents of their third child came into the studio for film (!) photos for a handtinted portrait to go with the ones I had done for their first two children. We had a fabulous time, and I used both film and digital to capture images of Hadley. As I was putting the transparent oils on the fiber based paper, I realized how much I missed this art form. I photographed the finished product to share with you. Here’s Miss Hadley in her 3rd year…

Handtinted Portrait

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