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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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Interview: Discover “Small Steps Are Giant Leaps” with Photographer Aaron Sheldon

Columbus Photographer, Aaron Sheldon and his new photography project has inspired anyone that has seen it. What started as a simple bus ride turned into a beautiful exploration of the special relationship that children have with the world. Aaron also realized that parents and adults play a major role in how our children discover and explore. I had the chance to ask […]

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Hometown Heroes: Leonardo Carrizo

Hometown Heroes profiles some of the best photographers from the Columbus area, showcasing the photographic talent of our city.  One of the most interesting things about working in a camera shop is that at any given moment you could be speaking to an absolutely amazing photographer. One of those photographers that you might run into […]

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TEDx Portraits Gallery Show March 18th with Spencer Lookabaugh and Angela Smith

Editor’s Note: The MPEX Learning Studio is proud to present an evening with the artists, Spencer Lookabaugh and Angela Smith.  Click here to register for the free open house, Friday, March 18th to hear the artists talk about the work and the process of getting these large format portraits produced. Written by Spencer Lookabaugh Through November of 2015 […]

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Maria Levitov

Here at Midwest, we’re always looking to highlight the great photographers in the area and what sets them apart! I had the honor of doing an interview with Maria Levitov, local photographer who shoots everything from wedding photography to portraiture and is always ready for a new challenge.  One of her projects, the Stranger Project, […]

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Hometown Heroes: Earcatcher

Back in March, I came into work one morning and TJ immediately demanded that I watch a couple of videos that a customer of his had made with a recently purchased BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera. My first reaction was a mixture of maniacal laughter and childlike handclapping. My second reaction was that I had to […]

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Hometown Heroes: Jon Cowley Revisited

It’s been a pretty miserable winter here in Columbus. Not only have we had to deal with ten inches of snow on the roads, piles of ice the size of baby elephants on the sidewalks and subzero temperatures, but we also have to deal with people calling into NPR wondering why their specific streets haven’t […]

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Hometown Heroes: Jon Cowley

Jon Cowley isn’t a professional photographer. Taking photos isn’t his day job. He’s just a guy with a hobby and a passion who happens to make amazing images. Ken first introduced me to Jon one day when Jon was shopping in the store for some lighting equipment. Jon took out his iPad and showed me […]

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