Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience

Hands On With the New Tamron 70-200mm G2

If you’ve read any photography website or stopped into our store recently, you probably know that the creative options available to photographers are as numerous as ever. One aspect of photographic gear that has seen the most rapid expansion in quality options as of late, is lens selection. With brands like Tamron leading the way in […]

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guest blog, MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Guest Blog: Shooting Jewelry with Daniel T. Jester

This a guest blog by Daniel T. Jester. Check out more of his work on his website danieltjester.com One of my favorite things to do is leverage my skill set as a product photographer and help small businesses with their photographic presence. A business’s image identity ties directly in to their brand, but the challenge of […]

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Hometown Heroes, MPEX Experience

Hometown Heroes: Leonardo Carrizo

Hometown Heroes profiles some of the best photographers from the Columbus area, showcasing the photographic talent of our city.  One of the most interesting things about working in a camera shop is that at any given moment you could be speaking to an absolutely amazing photographer. One of those photographers that you might run into […]

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MPEX Experience, New To You, TJ Hansen's Blog

Why Local Is Better For Used Camera Gear

The cameras and lenses featured in the photos throughout this article are currently in stock at Midwest Photo, in addition to many more vintage and classic cameras. Call the shop at 614-827-1264 and ask for Casey or Jake for current pricing and availability. You can also email Casey at casey@mpex.com, and Jake at jacob@mpex.com for more information. Click […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, Photography News

Hands-on with the Brand New Nikon D5 Pro DSLR

By Spencer Lookabaugh Nikon has really outdone themselves. Their single digit line of cameras has always been the pinnacle of performance in the camera world. From the game changing D3 (one of Nikon’s first full-frame bodies), to the D3x, the highest resolution camera available at on point, to the D810, Nikon has pumping out great […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #85- Pod People

The Daily Photo #85 by Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Pod People Okay, I have not had much sleep and I am about to get on a plane…that’s the best title I could come up with. ISO 400 ­ 1/2000 @ f/2.8 at­ 400mm In this image, the use of the long lens was helpful in bringing me closer […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #79- Need Air

The Daily Photo #79 by Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Need Air If you have followed my images over the last couple of years, you will know that this is not the first time I have posted shots of this young gentleman. Always a pleasure to watch his fast moves and amazing hang time. ISO3200 ­ 1/500 @ f/2.8 ­at […]

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MPEX Experience, TJ Hansen's Blog

TJ’s Daily Blog #72- Imperfection

TJ’s Daily Blog #72 Imperfection Photographers, especially in the digital age, can get caught up in chasing perfection. We think we need the sharpest lens, the perfect composition, the best light, etc… The pursuit of perfection over all else can be smothering. Sometimes it is just good to experiment and enjoy yourself. Embrace the mistakes. Mistakes can […]

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Hometown Heroes, MPEX Experience, The Learning Studio!

TEDx Portraits Gallery Show March 18th with Spencer Lookabaugh and Angela Smith

Editor’s Note: The MPEX Learning Studio is proud to present an evening with the artists, Spencer Lookabaugh and Angela Smith.  Click here to register for the free open house, Friday, March 18th to hear the artists talk about the work and the process of getting these large format portraits produced. Written by Spencer Lookabaugh Through November of 2015 […]

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MPEX Experience, TJ Hansen's Blog

TJ’s Daily Blog #66- Passing a Protest with a 35mm

The Daily Blog #66 Passing a Protest with a 35mm Protesters, led by a farm workers coalition, marched up High St. Sunday, to protest Wendy’s treatment of its workers. For the back story on this protest check this and this out. I just happened to be passing by in a car, and had no idea what was going […]

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