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First Fleet: NASA’s Space Shuttle Program 1981-1986

Local Artist John Chakeres has been working in Photography as an image builder for over 40 years. From exhibiting his work at numerous galleries to teaching photography, printmaking, and digital imaging at Ohio University, Columbus College of Art and Design, and Columbus State Community College, his art records reflected light. He is currently working on, […]

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A Big Zoom at the Best Zoo. The new Tamron 100-400mm exceeds expectations.

Tom Wright is the latest addition to our ever-growing staff here at Midwest Photo. Tom, just like all our associates, is a photographer and loves to get his hands on the latest and greatest gear so he can provide the best advice to our customers. Here is Tom’s zoo-look at the new Tamron 100-400mm lens! […]

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Barcelona – Out Of My Comfort Zone

Our friend, Leonardo Carrizo, is a multi-media storyteller who travels around the world capturing the story behind the destination. Read about his journey to break out of his photographic comfort zone in Barcelona! In addition to leading a National Geographic Student Expedition in Ecuador this summer, I also taught a Travel Photography seminar with Putney Student […]

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A tour of Quito with Fujifilm X-Pro2

Our friend, Leonardo Carrizo, is a multi-media storyteller who travels around the world capturing the story behind the destination. Recently, he took the Fujifilm X-Pro2 on a photographic journey to Ecuador. Ecuador feels like a second home to me by now, I traveled to Ecuador over seven times covering most of its diverse regions and cultures. Even […]

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Streets, shadows and stars. The Fujifilm GFX 50S goes to New York.

Columbus-based photographer and our friend, Aaron Sheldon, took the Fujifilm GFX 50S on a working vacation to New York for his new photography project, Small Steps 2.0. Hey, want to see pictures from my Summer vacation?  How about if I tell you they were all taken with the Fujifilm GFX 50S and it was a working vacation?  I […]

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Prep Your Eyes (and Camera!) for the Great American Eclipse!

If you live in the United States, chances are that you’ve already heard about the Great American Eclipse, coming to a sky near you on August 21, 2017. The reason this eclipse has everyone so excited is that this total eclipse of the heart sun will span the U.S. from coast to coast – starting […]

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Squirrel on the Set! You’ll go nuts over this social media gold!

Our friend and photographer behind some social media sensational squirrels, Luna and Neville, Ashly Deskins is back with new furry photos! Ashly and her squirrel friends took over social media this winter with her photographs featuring the adorable furry crew. She captured the squirrels interacting with various human-centric scenes such as watching the Superbowl and voting. Deskins […]

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Flexing the FujiFilm GFX 50S: From the street to the moon!

Columbus-based photographer and our friend, Aaron Sheldon, took the new Fujifilm GFX 50S for a test drive around town while capturing images with astronaut extraordinaire, Harrison, for their ongoing photography project, Small Steps are Giant Leaps. A few weeks ago, Midwest Photo offered me the chance to try out the brand new Fujifilm GFX 50S for 24 […]

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Traveling to tell a Visual Story with Leonardo Carrizo

Our friend and local Columbus Photographer, Leonardo Carrizo, checks-in and takes our blog on a visual journey through Peru! “The following images are from the Peru expedition and convey how traveling can take your photography to the next level.” I am approaching eight years of teaching at The Ohio State University and I love it. […]

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Visual Storytelling with Leonardo Carrizo

Leonardo Carrizo is a multimedia photojournalist who specializes in visual storytelling for a wide range of publications, individuals and organizations including non-profits and NGOs. He also teaches multimedia journalism, photojournalism, user experience design and visual communication design at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. During the summers, he is a National Geographic Student Expeditions photography trip […]

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