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TJ’s Daily Blog #65- Headshot Photobooth at the Clintonville Chamber Awards Dinner

The Daily Blog #65 Headshot Photobooth The Clintonville Chamber of Commerce had an awards dinner Friday night celebrating the Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year, and Volunteer of the year. Since the Chamber is all about supporting small businesses, we decided to set up a business-savvy ‘Headshot’ photobooth. I decided to use the projector screen that was already set […]

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Gear Review, MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Wireless Pro Audio For All with Guest Blogger Erik Naso

This is a guest blog post by Erik Naso! When in the market for a wireless system you want to find a solid performing system with a good quality lavalier microphone. These two don’t usually come together but it does with the RodeLink Wireless Filmmaker Kit. It comes with a version of the proline Rode Lavalier! Same high quality […]

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Gear for a “Same-Day-Edit” Wedding Video by Brad Seidenfeld of Oceanwide Studios

Gear for a Same Day Wedding Edit by Oceanwide Studios This is a guest blog post by Brad Seidenfeld of Oceanwide Studios. Check out Oceanwide Studios website to see more of their work! Normally, we always are shooting our Canon C100s and C300s because of the wonderful images and great dynamic range. But, because we were delivering […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Find the Right Paper for Your Prints

This post is written by MPEX Imaging Specialist Angela Smith. She can be reached at imaging@mpex.com for anything printing or imaging related! When looking for ways to enhance your creative endeavors with photography do not forget to explore the realm of the photographic print.  With endless possibilities in how you can print, what can be printed […]

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Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Hands-On with the Westcott Zeppelin

By Spencer Lookabaugh This image is from a fashion shoot that I did recently while testing out the incredible Westcott 59″ Zeppelin Parabolic Softbox. This modifier is fantastic for full body portraits because of its large size. This helps to maintain even, soft lighting while the modifier can stay far out of frame. A Profoto B1 […]

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Telling the Story with Light: Guest Blog with Andrew Tomasino

This is a guest blog from Andrew Tomasino, a portrait photographer based in Allentown, Pa. Storytellers. That’s all we are as photographers. We’re all trying our best to tell a story with light, using whatever tools and talent we may possess. This particular image needed to be handled with great care, and the story of […]

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Gear Review, MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Why I Still Shoot Sunsets (Even If the Internet Says It’s Lame)

For some, shooting a sunset/sunrise is a big cliché. Online wisdom will tell you that if you want a strong portfolio or website, that you should avoid the overused sunrise and sunset shots. I agree that if you want to stand out from all the other photographers in the world, you may want to put something with more […]

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MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

The Importance of the Photographic Print

This post is contributed by Midwest Photo Exchange’s Imaging Expert Angela Smith. The Importance of the Photographic Print Prints are the way we photographers see our images come to life…  People want the tactility of an image and not just a digital file that you can view on your computer screen. -Louise O’Rourke As photographers […]

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MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Fall Food Photography for Beginners

My dad went to the apple orchard last week and went a little crazy, bringing home a fridge-full worth of apples that no one wanted to eat.  I decided it’d be a good idea to make an apple pie, because who the heck was going to eat all those apples? I love fall as much as […]

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MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Why Card Readers are Actually Important

I’ve always been one to try to get away with buying inexpensive accessories for my camera to save a few bucks. A few months ago, I wanted to grab a card reader so that I could upload my CF card to my computer and picked the least expensive option. It should theoretically do the same […]

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