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Senior Portraits Eagan : Alyssa Oakman

This week I had the opportunity to work with a delightful young woman in an effort to capture her personality and maybe even a part of her soul for her senior portraits. Alyssa is charming and witty person, she happens to be my daughter’s (and my photographic assistant) best friend and she is a natural in front of the camera. Continue reading

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Hoarfrost, Eagan Minnesota

We sure had some amazing hoarfost in Eagan, MN today. And then it stayed for hours and hours.
I was able to capture quite a nice little collection of images today. Continue reading

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Jubilee Minnesota 2011

Jubilee Minnesota 2011

This past weekend in Apple Valley MN, more than seventeen churches got together to attempt to lift the burden for many of those in our community that need help getting by with the normal things that many of us take for granted. Continue reading

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Senior Portrait Shoot: Evan

This weekend I was out on a Senior High School Portrait shoot with a great young man from Burnsville Highschool, Evan. Evan is a huge sports kid, so much of our task would be to capture his athleticism and his masculinity. Continue reading

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Saint Paul River View

Saint Paul River View Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. Some people tend to think that St Paul is not beautiful and alive… I think I differ!!! And maybe even more in BW… ;-D If you are interested in being able to … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Skyline

Minneapolis Skyline Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. Listening to: Regina SpektorSummer in the City. Part of a recent outing… I think this whole outing was very successful!!! If you are interested in being able to take pictures like this click here … Continue reading

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Riverplace

Riverplace Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. The other day it was a rainy wet cold miserable spring day. The kid of day that makes you want to wrap up in a blacket and read a good book… But this thought in … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Historic Minneapolis City Hall and Courthouse

Historic Minneapolis City Hall and Courthouse Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. I take the train to work everyday in downtown Minneapolis and when I am coming into town I seen this fantastic historic building, Minneapolis City Hall. It has been calling … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: The Circus Comes to Town

The Circus Comes to Town Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. All kinds of things seem to come to life in the spring…. This is a concession wagon on Nicolette Mall in Minneapolis Minnesota on a glorious 86F spring day.

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What is HDR or Tone Mapping?

HDR, or HDRI stands for High Dynamic Range Imaging. It consists of taking several pictures of the exact same frame, each frame moving from a dark exposure to a light exposure, then combining the pictures. This allows for a photo in which the darkest and lightest parts of the picture have detail , where a single photo of normal exposure won’t have detail in these areas.
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