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Shooting In The Dark | Introduction To The Histogram | Soft Lite Studios

Part one in a series on the mighty Histogram.

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Gear Review, guest blog, Hands-On Impressions, New To You, SoftLiteStudios

Hasselblad X1D | Medium Format Redux | Soft Lite Studios

Go West Young Man (And Take A Hasselblad X1D With You) Introduction: A while back, ok a long while back, I had a medium format camera, a Mamiya to be exact. I had this medium format camera because if you were a professional, you had one. Now mind you I wasn’t a professional, I just […]

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guest blog, MPEX Experience

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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Gear Review, guest blog, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

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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guest blog, Hometown Heroes, MPEX Experience

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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Gear Review, guest blog, MPEX Experience

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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guest blog, MPEX Experience

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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guest blog, MPEX Experience

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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Gear Review, guest blog, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

Newly Released GoPro HERO6 Black: An Even Better Action Camera

  With the release of the new HERO6 Black, GoPro continues to advance and refine what we can expect out of an action camera. Released just one year after the HERO5 Black, the HERO6 Black has all the right upgrades in all the right places. First, let’s look at what hasn’t changed. The HERO6 retains […]

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Gear Review, MPEX Experience

The New Profoto A1 – Natural beautiful light. Easy to use. Never miss a shot.

We all know and love the legendary lighting manufacturer that is Profoto. For decades, they have produced and supported the most durable, powerful, and consistent lighting equipment for professional photographers around the world. In recent years, they have pushed the lighting industry forward with the introduction of the B1 and B2 and their OCF system. […]

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