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In Las Vegas for Photoshop World!Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on September 30, 2009 with Comments Off on In Las Vegas for Photoshop World! comments

Tuesday was a travel day to Las Vegas for Photoshop World. Pre-conferences are on today. I am going to David Ziser’s Wedding Photo Shoot. David is a great photographer and a wonderful instructor. I believe it’s vital for photographers today …

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ShereeUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on September 28, 2009 with Comments Off on Sheree comments

Shooting in a hotel room even when it’s a suite can be a bit of a challenge. This portrait of Sheree from Bravo’s cable show The Real Housewives of Atlanta is a good example. For all of the W’s elegance, …

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Imperial Storm Troopers march on AtlantaUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on September 6, 2009 with Comments Off on Imperial Storm Troopers march on Atlanta comments

Yesterday while walking down Atlanta’s famed Peachtree Street a commotion happened. I looked up and made this photograph before being threatened by a storm trooper in full battle gear. It pays to carry a camera. Ok. You guessed it. It’s …

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Late one Austin evening…Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 20, 2009 with Comments Off on Late one Austin evening… comments

I was in Austin, Texas recently as a presenter for Sigma Photo Corporation at a show by Precision Camera. After dinner I noticed this ashtray bucket on the porch of the restaurant. It was late in the evening. Patrons had …

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The moon landing and my first cameraUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on with Comments Off on The moon landing and my first camera comments

As I write this, the space shuttle Endeavor is in orbit along with the International Space Station. This makes the most humans in space at one time, ever. Forty years ago this afternoon Neil Armstrong piloted the Lunar Excursion Module …

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Forty years ago…Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 17, 2009 with Comments Off on Forty years ago… comments

Forty years ago yesterday a Saturn 5 rocket topped by the Apollo Eleven mission lifted off from Cape Kennedy (now it’s back to its original name Cape Canaveral.) I was in the summer before my senior year of high school. …

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Wonder wallUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 16, 2009 with Comments Off on Wonder wall comments

Like a lot of photographers I love black & white images. I explore color photographs in Photoshop and often convert them to monotone. There are so many different ways to convert full color into b&w that oftentimes I’ll spend an …

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CabbagetownUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 15, 2009 with Comments Off on Cabbagetown comments

This photograph was made during a walk through Atlanta’s Cabbagetown neighborhood. It’s an eclectic neighborhood that offers many great visual possibilities. This scene is just around the corner from Carroll Street, location of several good restaurants including the Carroll Street …

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Atlanta under threatening skiesUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 13, 2009 with Comments Off on Atlanta under threatening skies comments

Sometimes the best photographs are made at the most unexpected times. It was late one Sunday afternoon on the Jackson Street bridge. It’s a favorite spot for shooting the city. I was making Atlanta skyline photographs. The clouds rolled in …

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