Hometown Heroes, MPEX Experience, Photography News

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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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #142- River Bend

Tim’s Daily Photo #142 by Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios River Bend The new riverfront greenway project is finally showing some signs of grass growth and overall Spring colors. Not the ideal night for taking pictures, as the clouds were a little flat, got this image on a recent Central Ohio Photographic Society outing. ISO 400 ­ 480” […]

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MPEX Experience, MPEX Photo Contests

Winning Photos for the Reach for Nature Contest Sponsored by Sigma

Reach for Nature Photo Contest Sponsored by  & This summer, we wanted you to get out there and show us your best nature photos with our “Reach for Nature” contest sponsored by Sigma!  The amazing entries showed us the talent of local and national photographers. Our Second Prize was provided by Ilford and The Learning […]

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MPEX Experience, MPEX Photo Contests

Reach for Nature Contest Sponsored by Sigma!

Sigma’s 150-600mm f/5-6.3 lens lets you get up close and personal with things out in nature that would normally be out of reach. Now through August 21, 2015, you can enter our “Reach for Nature” photography contest. We ask that you submit one of your best nature photographs to our website here and show us how you […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

The Autofocus We’ve Been Waiting For From Fuji

Many people know that Columbus is home to one of the best zoos, so we decided to take a group out for a Field Study class this past weekend!  Being the first sunny day in what seemed like weeks, I was stoked. In honor of this rare rainless shoot, I brought along the handy-dandy Fuji X-T1 […]

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Hometown Heroes, MPEX Experience

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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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

The Versatility of the Canon 1D-C

Many people know the Canon 1D-C as one of the best full frame cinematography cameras on the market.  With 4K shooting abilities and a durable build that protects it from the elements, this camera is a benchmark for quality. What about its still image quality?  I wanted to take this camera out to show its […]

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MPEX Experience

A Shot in the Dark

This past week I had the opportunity to go on the Columbus Night’s Photo Walk led by Aaron Sheldon. For having rained all day, it was a surprisingly great turn out with about 10-15 people or so. I was excited and nervous to be shooting long exposures with a 10-stop ND Lee Big Stopper filter […]

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MPEX Experience

Ohio Statehouse Photowalk

Last weekend, we held our first ever Ohio Statehouse Photowalk. The turnout was great and so were the photos (which you can check out at our Flickr page). I personally brought a Canon 5D Mark III and an EF 16-35mm F/2.8L lens. I knew there would be some low-light situations (without a tripod, which was […]

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MPEX Experience

This is the trailer for Samsara, a new film by the team that created Baraka (1992) and Chronos (1985), and it looks amazing. A film as much about photography as it is about human civilization, it was filmed over the course of five years and in 25 countries entirely in 70mm film. Fortunately, those of us […]

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