I miss being a kid and perhaps using photography the old me channels the young me. With this shoot, I was trying to capture the imagination of youth that seems to dissipate with age. Or maybe I was just trying to have fun with a cardboard box and fog machine. Let me know which you … Continue reading Thinking outside the box, inside the box.
The more I photograph, the more I see room for improvement. I want to consider myself "good,” but how do I define that? I want shots that stop people in their tracks. I want a single image that causes someone to bring a friend over and say, "look at that!" These shots are rare, yet … Continue reading Studio Experimentation with Helen Mills
If you’ve been following along with my blog, you may have noticed some foreshadowing at the end of my previous article. I had spent the day with Aubrey Johnson, taking some great photos of her at unique locations, but they were almost exclusively done indoors. We could see in the forecast that good weather was … Continue reading Aubrey Johnson Seniors – Part Deux
Sometimes you schedule a session far in advance and when the day comes, the weather is hot garbage. Well, perhaps in this case, it's better to describe the day as cold garbage because the temps were freezing and it was incredibly windy. To top it off, the pictures were being taken out of town in … Continue reading The Future is Female – Senior Portraits with Aubrey Johnson
With the weather starting to turn cold, it was nice to get in a senior photoshoot on a lovely weekend before everything freezes. Unrelated, but it should be known that I hate cold weather. Aaron is related to a friend I go way back with so it was my pleasure to take his senior photos. … Continue reading Aaron Ward Class of 2021!
The saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words and with the photos I took after my most recent shoot, you would think I wouldn't have much left to say. If you spent a day with the absolutely confounding Helen Mills, you'd agree that 24 pictures just aren't enough. So, why is Ms. … Continue reading Sometimes pictures aren’t enough. A day with Helen Mills in Bloomington, IN.
We had the pleasure of shooting Olympic Medalist Chris Kappler's riding clinic at Burnett Farms in Lebanon, IN this past weekend. The riders were amazing and being able to get up close to the horses and jumps allowed for some rare photo opportunities. Below are links to all of the riders' galleries. Let us know … Continue reading Chris Kappler Clinic At Burnett Farm Galleries
We've got the Indiana Eventing Association Leg Up Horse Trial galleries live now. Click the link below to see all the pictures. All photos are in order of rider number. Let us know if you have any questions! Indiana Eventing Association Leg Up Horse Trial Many thanks to the IEA for having us out!
The DPO.Photos crew was at Hill Top Stables Summer Horse Show Series in Zionsville, IN for an Indiana Hunter Jumper Association event June 13th and 14th. We did our best to cover all three rings and shoot as many riders as possible across all disciplines. All of the galleries are now up and photos available … Continue reading Hill Top Stables Summer Horse Show Series June 13th & 14th Galleries
With two weeks time to spend in Carroll County and the Spring weather improving day-by-day, eventually I'd have to get out an explore. The intent was to stay away from public places and go off the beaten path. With my adventurous quarantine partners, my mom and dog, we spent a day or two looking for … Continue reading Carroll County, IN Self-Quarantine Exploration