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Mona Lisa copies

Why should you buy a portrait of someone you don’t know?

Portraits were usually commissioned as a remembrance of the subject or as a part of family records. In the past, portraits were treated as a status symbol for the aristocracy. It became a medium for displaying their wealth, power and influence. Many of these portraits are now displayed in museums or kept in the private collections of other wealthy individuals. Numerous portraits painted by prominent artists are now widely reproduced and being offered for sale; certainly, paintings such as [...]

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Professional Portrait of Beau

How To Take Great Portrait Photos

Cameras today have become more available and handy. People are now able to take pictures of anyone, anytime, and anyplace. Most of the pictures people take are snapshots and few are able to take great portrait photos. Portrait photographs are great for capturing the mood and character of a person. Portraits highlight the personality of the subject and make the person more intriguing. Here are some pointers you can use to take professional looking portraits. Composition Composition is simply a way [...]

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