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Short And Sweet | Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD Lens | Soft Lite Studios

“I was particularly impressed with the lens mount, as it looks well machined, and in application, it firmly mounts the lens to the camera, with a smooth twist of the wrist.” Introduction: Working on hitting the trifecta, Tamron has released a new lens which includes a very respectable 70-210mm focal range, a quality packaged compact […]

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Sony E-Mount Splash | Sigma Art Series Lenses | Soft Lite Studios

Introduction: If you are a Sony E-Mount camera fan, and many are, you’ll be happy to hear that Sigma has just announced nine (9) Sigma Art Series lenses, offered as E-Mount versions. If you have previously used any of the Sigma Art Series lenses, you are already familiar with the fit, finish, and quality of […]

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A Triumph of Triangles Part II – Magazine-Style Photo Shoot with a 1957 Triumph TR3

Our friend, Leonardo Carrizo, is a multi-media storyteller who travels around the world capturing the story behind the destination.  In this stateside 2-part blog entry, Carrizo takes us behind the scenes of a vintage car photo shoot with Canon and Lumopro gear! This is a follow up post to A Triumph of Triangles – A Magazine-Style […]

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A Triumph of Triangles – A Magazine-Style Photo Shoot with a 1957 Triumph TR3

Our friend, Leonardo Carrizo, is a multi-media storyteller who travels around the world capturing the story behind the destination.  In this stateside 2-part blog entry, Carrizo take us behind the scenes of a vintage car photo shoot with Fuji and Lumopro gear!   It’s Sunday June 11, 2017.  Instead of packing for Monday, when I’ll be […]

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Home for the Holidays: The New Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens with Sony E Mount Crashes Thanksgiving.

As mirrorless cameras continue to grow in popularity and become more capable, increasing numbers of people are wanting to make the switch from their bulky traditional DSLR’s. However, one thing that is holding many of us back is the lack of options of quality lenses. With the release of the new 16mm f/1.4 DC DN […]

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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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