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Family Portraits at Camelback Bridge in Normal, IL (Bloomington – Normal Photographer)

Last week I had the honor of making family portraits for this gorgeous group, whom I met through our mutual friend (and client) Katie. We met on one of our first warm, sunny, spring days, where the Camelback Bridge on Virginia … 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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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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Part 1: My Latest Personal Photography Project – Goals, Equipment, and Process (Fine Art Photography)

Personal projects are important for all types of photographers. I aim to regularly engage in projects in order to test gear, study different techniques, grow my portfolio, add to my stock inventory, and stay connected to my love of photography. … Continue reading

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