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These 3 Places are Close to Bridget’s Heart.

I was welcomed with open arms when I began interning at Fracture this spring semester. As I began learning more about the office and its procedures, one of my bosses urged me to order a couple Fractures. With over 2,000 images on my phone and thousands more on my computer, I thought to myself how am I possibly going to choose what to Fracture? That’s when I decided on the idea to Fracture images of my favorite places. First up …

These Siblings Did Something Special for Their Mom

Here at Fracture, we are definitely noticing a growing trend with recreating old photos, which we find to be pretty awesome. Landon and Maggie are siblings from South Carolina. These photos of them with their arms around each other’s shoulders and bright smiles spread ear-to-ear definitely caught our eye. With the help of their father, they placed this order of Fracture prints as part of a 20th anniversary present for their mother. We caught up with Mike, the proud father of …

How to Get the Best Lighting in Your Portraits

“Photography is 50% photographer, 40% light, and 10% equipment.” Let’s look at that 40%, shall we?To keep it simple, we’ll say there are two kinds of light: hard and soft. What’s the difference? It’s like comparing a sunny day to an overcast day. Soft light reduces shadows, texture, and contrast while hard light does just the opposite. Hard light has harder edges, a more abrupt transition between illumination and shadow, and heightened contrast. Soft Hard Clouds, overcast skies, and fog …