make a big deal about (something)
to exaggerate the seriousness of something
I wish that my friend would not make a big deal about every small problem.
Portrait Photography tips for Beginners
Get to know your subject
This tip is often overlooked by photographers who frankly don t have the skill yet to take a portrait that reflects the person s personality, but it is absolutely vital. I recently shot my brother in law s engagement photos. Since I know he is more of a traditional person, I already knew what type of shot he would and would not like. Take the time.