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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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Photowalkin’ with the Rokinon 8mm Fisheye

Aaron Sheldon is our favorite photowalk leader and a great photographer. He recently came into a Fuji X-E2 and asked us if he could take the Rokinon 8mm Fisheye for a test run of our upcoming photowalks. We were more than happy to oblige. Here, Aaron writes about why the fisheye lens is an invaluable […]

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Holiday Lights Photo Walk with the Nikon Df

This week, we were lucky to have Aaron Sheldon set up a photo walk at Easton Town Center to capture their holiday lights display. The walk began at 6pm, and despite it feeling like -100 degrees that night (which was why I brought Freehands Photographer Gloves), the twenty or so photographers who showed up were enthusiastic […]

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Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk 2013: Columbus Edition

We were lucky that this year’s Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk coincided with our Midwest Photography Expo. On Saturday, October 4, dozens of Columbus photographers followed Aaron Sheldon around our fair city, capturing the sights of Short North during a pleasantly temperate Saturday morning. Here are some of those images. Want to capture some amazing fall […]

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Gearing Up: The Adventurer’s Camera Strap

Aaron Sheldon knows the street of Columbus very well.  He has led photo walks for the past five years in Columbus (as well as Boston, New York City and Washington, DC).  In the past year he has launched a successful mentoring and training program based on his experience leading and participating in photo walks. We asked Aaron […]

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Gearing Up: Doubling Up with Tamron

This past Saturday we hosted a Mirror Lake Photo Walk around Ohio State‘s campus. The weather couldn’t have been any better, and the campus’s beautiful architecture offered plenty of photographic opportunities. It also gave me an opportunity to take two lenses for a test run: the Tamron 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD and Tamron 70-200 […]

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MPEX Newsletter: July + August

Here’s what’s happening in and around Midwest Photo Exchange in July and August: Our July Photo Contest is now live! The theme for this month’s contest is CONTRAST and is sponsored by LumoPro. Enter now! We are running a Red White and Boom Rental Special starting today, July 2. Pick up your gear by 1 PM on Tuesday, July 2 and return […]

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The Photo Frosh’s First Photo Walk

This summer, one of our goals at Midwest Photo Exchange was to offer photo walks that would prompt area photographers to explore the various sights that our fair city has to offer. We’ve been working with Aaron Sheldon, a photo walk enthusiast and the leader of last summer’s Columbus legs of the Scott Kelby Worldwide […]

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