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New Photo Studio Lights Up Woodbridge

Creating a photo studio to serve commercial product photography needs of Northern Virginia businesses. Today I have the honor to announce that I am opening my photo studio in Northern Virginia. Like many photographers I started out working in my basement. Today I'm...

Quick And Easy Video

Understanding how much time (really) goes into making a quick, short video. Yaaay! It's tres magique! "I just need a super simple, easy video. Nothing complicated. It can even be a single cut from one camera angle. Isn't that how Alfred Hitchcock shot the movie...

Published In Advanced Photoshop 126

Mark Gilvey contributes three restoration tips to professional photo-retouching magazine. In August 2014, I received an email from a freelance writer who was working on a feature article for Advanced Photoshop. Based in the UK, the magazine specializes in...

From Print to Motion Graphics

Leveraging photographs for multiple media A few months ago I wrote a post about how quality photography can make a difference in your marketing. Today’s post illustrates how animation (motion graphics) can take still photographs and graphics to a whole new...

Are You Ready For Your Close-Up?

The head shot, business portrait, or the action portrait; which is best for you!? Business portraits are an important tool for anyone who needs to be recognized. Customers, shareholders, organization members, and the general public all benefit by being...

New Photo Studio Lights Up Woodbridge

Creating a photo studio to serve commercial product photography needs of Northern Virginia businesses. Today I have the honor to announce...

Connecting The Dots – Photographing Remote Tower Technology

Working with multiple stakeholders around the world to assemble content about Remote Tower technology for aviation industry...

Quick And Easy Video

Understanding how much time (really) goes into making a quick, short video. Yaaay! It's tres magique! "I just need a super simple, easy...

Picture Restoration Of A Discovered Past

OUR PHOTOS, PARENTS PHOTOS, GRAND PARENTS PHOTOS, AND GREAT GRAND PARENTS PHOTOS ARE FADING INTO MEMORY I recently had a very...

Making a Beautiful Occoquan Home More Beautiful

What goes on behind the smoke and mirrors of an architectural photographers camera during a cover shoot. Creative photography...

Woodbridge Photographer Image Chosen For Regional Magazine Cover

PHOTOGRAPHERS NOTES on photographing the Dale City Farmers Market. Ok, the title and sub are hokey! I get it. But have a bit of humor...

Published In Advanced Photoshop 126

Mark Gilvey contributes three restoration tips to professional photo-retouching magazine. In August 2014, I received an email...

From Print to Motion Graphics

Leveraging photographs for multiple media A few months ago I wrote a post about how quality photography can make a difference...

Are You Ready For Your Close-Up?

The head shot, business portrait, or the action portrait; which is best for you!? Business portraits are an important tool for...

Corporate Portrait Becomes Photo Illustration For Local Book Author

Author chooses MGC for photography and book production. Henrik de Gyor, host of Another DAM Podcast and Another...

Why hire Mark Gilvey Creative?

Because when you invest in commercial photography, your clients and customers will invest in you.