MPEX Experience, MPEX Photo Contests

Winners of the Cityscapes: Travel and Architecture Contest Sponsored by Tamron!

We are proud to announce the winners of the Cityscapes: Travel and Architecture Photo Contest Sponsored by Tamron! The Grand Prize is the Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD lens ($629.00 value)!!! Grand Prize Winner: “Sweet Dreams” by Mark Sachs. The Second Prize is the Manfrotto Professional Backpack 50– $239.99 Value Second Prize Winner: “53rd and 6th” by Abe […]

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guest blog, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

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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MPEX Experience, TJ Hansen's Blog

TJ’s Daily Photo #22- The Empire Hotel

The Daily Photo #22- January 2nd, 2016 The Empire Hotel This shot is from a series of photos taken  in Secauacus, New Jersey. On the road at a trade show, we stayed in a hotel that had a large amount of halogen bulbs reflecting light off of its own off-white facade. It was amazing how the hotel was essentially […]

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MPEX Experience, TJ Hansen's Blog

The Daily Photo #5- Jesse Michael Barr

The Daily Photo #5- January 5th, 2016. Jesse Michael Barr Today, I happened to run into my friend, Jesse Michael Barr. He was nice enough to stop what he was doing to sit and let me shoot a couple of portraits. This guy is a musician, a multi-instrumentalist, and a hell of a model American. You should […]

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MPEX Experience

Gearing Up: Photowalkin’ at the Expo with Aaron Sheldon

Today, Aaron Sheldon shares what gear he brings when he leads photo walks to help you prepare for the Midwest Photography Expo, which kicks off this Friday night. Sign up for photo walks, classes, and speaker events here! For more insight into street photography, check out Aaron’s previous tips & tricks. We look forward to […]

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MPEX Experience

Photo Frosh: Foggy Adventures in Landscape

When I first started working at MPEX and learning about photography, one of the photographers that initially grabbed my interest was Ansel Adams, as I suspect is the case with many photographers. There’s not much that I can say about Adams that hasn’t already been said, but it doesn’t hurt to reiterate how iconic and emotional […]

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MPEX Experience

Gearing Up: Easy Mac(ro)

Summer is a perfect time to flex your macro photography muscles. The bugs are crawling around. The flowers are blooming. Doesn’t it just make you want to get out that macro lens and start shooting? Our lighting expert Steve happens to be a killer macro photographer. Oftentimes he’ll simply go out to his backyard and capture […]

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MPEX Experience

Gearing Up: Manfrotto BeFree Travel Tripod

Manfrotto BeFree Travel Tripod is the new compact, super-lightweight stabilization system from our favorite Italian manufacturers. Folded up, it’s only 40 cm long (just under 16″ for those of us not using the metric system), and reaches heights of just under 6′ fully standing. Despite its portable size, it can hold gear that weighs up […]

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