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November 05, 2014 - Tired of seeing my watermark all over the Web? For the price of a McDonalds lunch, you can get rid of my name splashed...
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Adventures in Baby Photography {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

March 03, 2014 - "Look at the camera...look here...look at the camera!" Sounds familiar? If you've ever attempted to photograph a baby,...
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Favorite photos of 2013 {Photographer Michael Tortorich}

December 30, 2013 - Where did 2013 go? That's what I'm asking myself, and you may be as well. These years seem to pass so fast. Sign of ge...
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Facebook fame counts for something, right? {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

July 11, 2013 - When I first began taking photos and writing articles, I would always get a thrill from seeing my creations in print. I...
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Experience your life first, then shoot photos {Photographer Michael Tortorich}

July 04, 2013 - This has been killing me for a while, so excuse me while I vent. As a photographer, it's easy for me to just say shoo...
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Photography now and forever {Photographer Michael Tortorich}

June 27, 2013 - The following is a real-life conversation that could have been overheard at a local restaurant on a recent evening......
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The 50% off coupon returns! {Coupon extended through the end of June}

June 05, 2013 - Birds gather on the beach in Navarre, Florida during an early June afternoon. Photo by Michael Tortorich. I recently...
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T. Rex wedding photo shows creativity {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

May 30, 2013 - Baton Rouge area photographer Quinn Miller, an LSU student, conceived the idea to photograph a wedding party running fro...
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Play Dirty Adventure Trail Run photos coupon {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

May 29, 2013 - Check out all of the photos from the May 18, 2013 Play Dirty Adventure Trail Run at the Baton Rouge Fairgrounds. The...
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COMING SOON | Play Dirty Adventure Trail Run Baton Rouge photos {Photographer Michael Tortorich}

May 08, 2013 - Image courtesy Play Dirty Adventure Trail Run Michael Tortorich Photography LLC has agreed to be the official photograp...
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How to use juxtaposition in photography {Photographer Michael Tortorich}

April 17, 2013 - An experienced and advanced photographer can create interesting photos by implementing juxtaposition. What is juxtaposi...
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More mud than foam...memoirs of the 2013 Baton Rouge 5K Foam Fest {By Michael Tortorich}

April 12, 2013 - If you haven't heard of the 5K Foam Fest, you don't know what you've been missing. It's a fun way to get filthy clean....
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How to make a great picture even greater {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

April 11, 2013 - It would be difficult to argue that a photograph with a great subject is not a great photograph. Yes, if there are beau...
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Q&A: Which camera should I buy? {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

March 18, 2013 - I recently received an email from Niki, a visitor to my website. I gave a fairly involved answer, so I wanted to include...
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File under: REASONS YOU SHOULD HIRE A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

March 08, 2013 - Today I met a vacationing man who was clicking away, taking picture after picture. He saw that I also had a camera and...
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River Road Talent Night premieres at Cypress Cafe in Donaldsonville {Michael Tortorich}

February 21, 2013 - The River Road Talent Night at Cypress Cafe in Donaldsonville was a rousing success Wednesday. A wide range of artists...
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Playoffs! {Donaldsonville photographer Michael Tortorich}

February 14, 2013 - Congratulations to all four Donaldsonville high school basketball teams on qualifying for the 2013 LHSAA playoffs. As y...
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Donaldsonville Chamber of Commerce awards {Donaldsonville photographer Michael Tortorich}

February 11, 2013 - Here's how to reach me: Michael Tortorich on Facebook - https:/​/​www.​facebook.​com/​tortorich Michael Tortorich Phot...
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You look better than you think you do {Photography by Michael Tortorich}

February 07, 2013 - It's widely held that Beyonce is a beautiful woman. It would be rather difficult to argue that point. But even the most...
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Does your team have one of these? {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

February 04, 2013 - I really, really, really wish someone would have taken photos of my basketball team when I was in 8th grade. Do you kno...
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An ode to abandoned downtown {Photographer Michael Tortorich}

February 04, 2013 - There is a haunting quality about an abandoned downtown. It reminds us of who we once were. By no fault of its own, it...
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Keep the Super Bowl crowd {Louisiana photographer Michael Tortorich}

February 04, 2013 - In life, I never follow the crowd. Crowds are not wise. Crowds consist of followers. Followers don't make history for...
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All print products on sale {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

January 28, 2013 - In appreciation of the overwhelming support of Michael Tortorich Photography, prices on all prints and photo products ha...
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Michael Tortorich Photography senior contest guidelines {Baton Rouge photographer}

January 21, 2013 - SENIOR CONTEST I realize some families out there simply cannot afford to pay for senior photos. As a way of giving back...
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Rain? What rain? The photo shoot must go on! {Baton Rouge family photographer Michael Tortorich}

January 18, 2013 - See the above photo? It almost didn't happen. Here in south Louisiana, it's been raining seemingly nonstop for several...
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News flash! Katherine Webb is pretty! {And other musings on beauty in our world}

January 10, 2013 - I feel as though I can tie everything in life back to photography. This article may not be a pure photography subject, b...
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Do you know of a local high school senior who is looking for a photographer?

January 07, 2013 - Do you know of a local high school senior who is looking for a photographer? If they attend Ascension Catholic, Donalds...
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Favorite photos 2012 {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

December 31, 2012 - Today is the last day of 2012, so I thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of my best (and worst) photos fr...
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Happy Christmahanakwanzika! {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

December 23, 2012 - Cypress Title held a Country Christmas Party at Varsity Theatre at the gates of LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In south...
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Lacy and Jason get married {Baton Rouge wedding photographer Michael Tortorich}

December 22, 2012 - When my friend Lacy asked me to be the photographer for her wedding, I expected to be treated to an experience like none...
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New Orleans, a lovely couple and me {New Orleans photographer Michael Tortorich}

December 17, 2012 - Ashli and Kelley next to the New Orleans sign. Photos by Michael Tortorich. I don't miss an opportunity to go to New Or...
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Big news! Michael Tortorich joins The Creole news site as Donaldsonville correspondent

December 11, 2012 - Once you get journalism in your veins, it's not easy to get it out. I have been focusing my time and energy on photogra...
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Nottoway Plantation Christmas Tree Lighting {White Castle photographer Michael Tortorich}

December 10, 2012 - Nottoway Plantation with Christmas decorations, White Castle, Louisiana. (Photos by Michael Tortorich) Want to hear abo...
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Photos of Houma Heart & Soles Half Marathon & 5K {Louisiana photographer Michael Tortorich}

December 03, 2012 - I had the pleasure of photographing the 3rd annual Houma Heart and Soles Half Marathon and 5K on December 1, 2012 at the...
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Give the gift of photography this holiday season {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

November 28, 2012 - I know the feeling. The holidays approach, and the mad scramble begins for gift ideas. Black Friday, Purple Saturday, C...
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PORTRAIT: In the age of Instagram, what sets a professional photographer apart?

November 27, 2012 - http://madebyandy.com/portrait "The great thing about photography is it changes the way you look at things." - Andria L...
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Senior portrait photography {Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich}

November 27, 2012 - 2013 Ascension Catholic senior portrait photography, Donaldsonville, Louisiana {Michael Tortorich Photography LLC} When...
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On the sidelines with the New Orleans Saints & San Francisco 49ers {Photographer Michael Tortorich}

November 26, 2012 - The San Francisco 49ers (8-2-1) snapped the New Orleans Saints (5-6) three-game winning streak with a 31-21 win at the M...
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Your photography investment - Don't tolerate a bad photographer {Michael Tortorich}

November 24, 2012 - Great photographs aren't always created in a studio. Interesting images call for interesting places. {Michael Tortorich...
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Engagement photos with Chris and Johanna {Donaldsonville photographer Michael Tortorich}

November 22, 2012 - I recently had the pleasure of shooting an engagement photo session for two dear friends, Chris and Johanna. Since we ar...
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{Photographer Michael Tortorich} Donaldsonville Avenue Evening Stroll brings history to life

November 19, 2012 - Pegasus Carriage Company gives rides via horse and carriage along Railroad Avenue in Donaldsonville, Louisiana during th...
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{Louisiana photographer Michael Tortorich} 100 things I have learned about photography

November 16, 2012 - As of November 15, 2012 1. There are no rules. 2. An expensive camera won't make you a better photographer. 3. Photog...
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{Louisiana photographer Michael Tortorich} How street photography teaches how to shoot from the hip

November 15, 2012 - Street photography is a beautiful genre. I don't claim to be a great street shooter, but I must say that I'm often insp...
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{Gonzales photographer Michael Tortorich} Good photography vs. popular photography

November 15, 2012 - Sunset photography is almost cliche. To make this photo unique, I gave it a story to tell by including a man and his dog...
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{Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich} Don't be afraid of the dark: Night photography tips

November 13, 2012 - “I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.” - Vincent van Gogh Generally speaki...
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{Sports photographer Michael Tortorich} New Orleans Saints upset Atlanta Falcons

November 12, 2012 - Atlanta Falcons defensive end Ray Edwards reflects in the corner of the end zone before his then-undefeated team took on...
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{Thibodaux photographer Michael Tortorich} 5K benefits Bayou Country Children's Museum

November 12, 2012 - The Bayou Country Children’s Museum has recently broken ground in Thibodaux, Louisiana, near Nicholls State University....
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{NOLA & Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich} Rockin' New Orleans engagement photos

November 07, 2012 - The Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis King of France, overlooking Jackson Square, is the oldest Catholic cathedral in cont...
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{Photographer Michael Tortorich} Howie Mandel and John Mendoza perform in Biloxi

November 06, 2012 - John Mendoza, Vinnie Tortorich, and Howie Mandel at the IP Casino, Resort, and Spa in Biloxi, Mississippi. Comedians Ho...
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{South Louisiana photographer Michael Tortorich}From middle school to Monday Night Football

November 06, 2012 - I feel right at home on a football field no matter who is playing. After photographing 8th graders compete for a parish...
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{Baton Rouge La. photographer Michael Tortorich} How to get great action sports photography

October 31, 2012 - I'll admit it. I often run Google searches on my name. It's not because I'm vain (well, maybe a little). It's because G...
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{Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich} Why hire a photographer for your events

October 30, 2012 - Parties are fun. You get to see your friends and family, and a good time is had by all. The last thing you want to do...
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{Ascension Parish photographer Michael Tortorich} My favorite football photos yet

October 24, 2012 - I have been on many, many different sidelines over the years taking photos of football games. My latest game was hands-...
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{Baton Rouge photography Michael Tortorich} Why you need a photographer at your next party

October 24, 2012 - You have a three-year-old child. Your three-year-old child is having a birthday party, and practically all of your famil...
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{Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich} The 'Frequently Asked Questions' blog post

October 18, 2012 - Michael Tortorich, Michael Tortorich Photography Here lately at Michael Tortorich Photography, I've been paying attenti...
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{Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich} Family photos as unique as you are

October 15, 2012 - I have worn many different hats in my life. I have been a student. I have been a cashier at a tobacco store (ironically...
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{Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich} 5K photography in Louisiana: How to get quality images

October 15, 2012 - I love sports. I love photography. Therefore, I love sports photography. I've shot sporting events that people would...
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{Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich} Event photography means wearing many different hats

October 11, 2012 - Coming from a journalism background, my favorite type of photography involves events. No matter what you are covering, y...
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{Baton Rouge Louisiana photographer Michael Tortorich} How priceless are your personal photographs?

October 10, 2012 - As a photographer, I often order prints of the images I've created. No matter what the price may be, I don't bat an eye...
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{By Michael Tortorich} History through the lens: New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees passes Johnny Unitas

October 08, 2012 - Moments likes these...that's why we love sports. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees dropped back to pass, as he'...
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{Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich} Every business can benefit from quality photography

October 05, 2012 - Ask yourself this simple question: How much would you pay for quality photos? Depending on who you ask, you would hear...
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{Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich} Why the night time is the right time for photography

October 04, 2012 - Two kinds of people have thousands of dollars worth of photography equipment: professional photographers and rich people...
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{Photographer Michael Tortorich} Why you need me to photograph your 5K instead of 'one of the moms'

October 04, 2012 - Forgive me if I'm a little blunt with this post, but something needs to be said here. Mrs. Connie with the point-and-sh...
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{Baton Rouge Louisiana photographer Michael Tortorich} How important are quality headshots?

October 04, 2012 - Have you ever noticed some people just have their act together? Every detail has been addressed. No matter how small it...
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{Photos: Michael Tortorich} What I learned at LSU: Football, beer and a little bit about journalism

October 04, 2012 - I'm a proud 2003 graduate of Louisiana State University. I love LSU. I was raised to be a Tiger. It's becoming somethin...
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{Baton Rouge photographer Michael Tortorich} Tying the Knot: Adventures in Wedding Photography

October 03, 2012 - Wedding photography is not for the faint of heart. Not much frightens me. I wasn't the kid who fretted over monsters in...
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{Photographer Michael Tortorich} This one time...I photographed Adam Carolla and Dennis Prager...

October 03, 2012 - I have photographed many, many cool events in my career. The hands-down coolest for me? The night I photographed An Even...
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