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Aerial Photography Tips

  Earlier this year, just before my water broke, I had the incredible opportunity to foray into aerial photography with a flight over downtown Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma State Capitol. It’s not every day a pregnant lady tackles aerial … Continue reading

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Oklahoma State Capitol (Oklahoma City Aerial Photography)

In addition to the Devon Energy Tower and Oklahoma City skyline, on my recent aerial photography project I captured images of the Oklahoma State Capitol. Here are two of my favorites! To license or buy prints of these images please … Continue reading

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Aerial Photos of Devon Energy Tower and Downtown OKC (Oklahoma City Commercial Photographer)

Recently I had the incredible opportunity to take aerial photographs of downtown Oklahoma City, including the Devon Energy Tower and Oklahoma State Capitol. To license or buy prints of any of these images, please contact me at holly@hollybaumannphotography.com. The Devon … Continue reading

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Part 6: Is A Camera’s Aspect Ratio Important? (Tower Theatre / Retro Oklahoma City)

Does aspect ratio really matter? I mean, you can just crop images to any aspect you’d like in post-production, right? I mentioned previously that I used three different cameras in this personal photography project. One of the reasons why I … Continue reading

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Part 5: Dynamic Range Tutorial + Camera Comparison: Hi-Lo Club (Oklahoma City Signage Project)

Since explaining my methodology for this personal fine art project in Part 1 of this series, I’ve considered which type of camera makes the best final image (Part 2) the best raw image (Part 3) Now, for Part 4: Which camera has the best dynamic … Continue reading

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Part 4: Vintage Restaurant Signs in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City Signage Project)

Without commentary…enjoy these images, both captured on 120 film with my Rolleicord.

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Part 3: Before and After Images, Ritz Theatre (Retro Oklahoma City)

Everyone loves to debate whether a “good camera” is required in order to take “good pictures.” (If photographers had a dime for every time we’ve heard “you take such great photos; you must have a really good camera” we wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City SMUG: Low-Light Shooting Tutorial in Paseo District

Last night, the Oklahoma City SMUG met in the Paseo District to practice low-light shooting. Those that arrived early enough also peeked inside Visions in the Paseo, a photography-only gallery currently showing works by Greg Davis, one of my personal … Continue reading

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Part 2: iPhone vs. Instagram vs. Full-Frame DSLR vs. Medium Format (Retro Oklahoma City)

Recently I explained the goals, equipment, and process behind my most recent personal photography project, images of retro signage around Oklahoma City. One of my intents was to study the differences in quality among various camera formats. So,  – here we … Continue reading

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NOLA #5: Streets of New Orleans

NOLA has many famous streets, and unique street signage. Traces of Mardi Gras are dotted around the city…look up every now and then and you’ll find beads. Bourbon Street Proof that I was actually in NOLA – a photo of … Continue reading

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