New Home Photography from the Ground Up

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New Home Photography from the Ground UpUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on March 5, 2015 with Comments Off on New Home Photography from the Ground Up comments

A good client of mine has been planning on building a new home for quite some time now. I’ve been hired to document the process that, if all goes as planned, will take about eighteen months. The schedule will slip, …

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Arch Portraits

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Arch PortraitsInspiration, Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on August 3, 2014 with Comments Off on Arch Portraits comments

My last post showed views inside and from the Gateway Arch in St. Louis made with a fisheye lens. This one is all portraits of the soaring stainless steel structure itself. This view is from ground level just in front …

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Inside the Gateway Arch

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Inside the Gateway ArchInspiration, Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on May 21, 2014 with Comments Off on Inside the Gateway Arch comments

Thursday, the day before the show at Creve Coeur Camera in St. Louis, Ryan Brown, Missouri’s professional photographer of the year for 2013, and I visited the Gateway Arch. As a personal challenge, I took only one lens, Sigma’s 15mm …

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Creve Coeur Camera • St. Louis

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by Kevin Ames on May 7, 2014 with Comments Off on Creve Coeur Camera • St. Louis comments

Friday and Saturday I’ll be presenting two one hour classes each day on behalf of Sigma Photo at Creve Coeur Camera in St. Louis. This event features speakers from major manufacturers every hour for the two days. Lens Exploration ~ …

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Pro shoot workshop in Kevin’s studio

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by Kevin Ames on January 1, 2014 with Comments Off on Pro shoot workshop in Kevin’s studio comments

Happy new year! I am super excited to open my studio for a workshop during the first ever Photoshop World Conference to be held in my hometown, Atlanta, Georgia. The event’s producer Kelby Training, is offering a professional level studio …

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Introducing… Kevin Ames Photography

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by Kevin Ames on July 31, 2013 with Comments Off on Introducing… Kevin Ames Photography comments

When the company started in August of 1984, calling my business Ames Photographic Illustration made very good sense. Illustrative photographs had to be composited either completely in the camera, in the darkroom or with a combination of both. The comparison …

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Photography then and now

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Photography then and nowUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on March 15, 2013 with Comments Off on Photography then and now comments

JOHN SZARKOWSKI: “Photography and the Mass Media” This was a commentary of the state of photography in 1967 with the advent of small format cameras and the ascendance of the photo editor. It is also a prescient look at photography …

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