This was my second time working with Midwest Photo and Canon at the Dayton Air Show. It's such a blast. It's pretty spectacular that this trifecta is able to come together to make for the perfect environment for some stellar picture taking.
I've been with Midwest Photo for just over two years now. I have learned so much about current camera gear. Before working at Midwest, I worked at Columbus Camera Group. There we always had old, obscure, and very interesting gear to figure out. Almost every time we met with someone to buy their used gear there was a surprise or something interesting. But, at Midwest Photo, we are focused so much more on the changing tides and where the future of photography is headed. It's so cool to learn about the cutting edge gear and how people are adapting their craft to it.
Midwest Photo made their appearance at the Dayton Air Show alongside Canon USA. This was perfect combination for an airshow. Canon is well known for their lenses and cameras that are more than capable of keeping up with fast action sports. All of those big white lenses you see on NFL sidelines and on the NBA courts - most of those are telephoto Canon lenses. This type of gear was perfectly suited for something like the Dayton Air Show.
We had an absolute blast. In the morning, we had hired a couple models to pose with a beautiful steel plane. By the afternoon the USAF Thunderbirds were overhead. This will remain an event that I get excited for every year.
Every year I get excited when the Blue Jackets development camp rolls around. As a fan of the Jackets, I always feel good about how well they played in the prior season. But, after it's over I also feel like our season was a little shorter that it should'
This year, Harzell put on their Friends and Family Air Show. The last time I had gone was when I was a kid, and it's probably been at least 10 years. I didn't realize how special it was then - how close we were to the pilots and the planes.
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Every year I get excited when the Blue Jackets development camp rolls around. As a fan of the Jackets, I always feel good about how well they played in the prior season. But, after it's over I also feel like our season was a little shorter that it should' Read more