What's New - Mark Oehler Photography

Macro Photography Practice Using Bellows Extensions

I don’t create a lot of macro images. Not sure why, since I had fun taking some today. I mentioned several items I had for sale at the last Linn Area Photo Club meeting . I had lots of inquiries on everything but one: a bellows extension for Nikon. I thought I priced it to
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Tori: Before and After

I photographed Tori a while ago. She was great. I was recently playing with some of her pictures and came up with this great before and after comparison. Move the vertical line side-to-side to see the difference. I’m thinking about adding a page that shows several of these before and afters. I’d really love to
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Give Your Opinion for a Chance at $20

I’m giving away a $20 gift Visa card and all you need to do is answer a quick poll. I’d like to find out from you a little more about your thoughts on senior pictures. I’m running the poll until July 31st. That is when I will randomly pick the winner. To enter just answer
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Save 20% Off Wall Portraits

Now until May 15th, you can save 20% off any wall portrait with a measurement of 20″ or longer in any direction. Wall portraits are a great way to add art to you home and with these prices, you can enjoy them for many years, guilt free. Remember, When you purchase any of single image
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Check Out the Displays from the EISEF

I finished editing the photos from the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering fair. It is amazing the see the hard work and dedication the students from Iowa junior high, middle schools and high schools put in. My son’s both stopped by while I was photographing and they were intrigued by some of the displays, too.
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Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair 2014

Students from junior and senior high schools in Eastern Iowa descended on Linndale Mall on March 15th. They displayed their work in engineering and science. I was fortunate enough to be able to photograph the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair again this year. The region includes schools from East of Des Moines to the
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Calendar Special, Until January 2014

If you have pictures that you want to display, but just not sure how you want to do that, I’ve got a solution for you. Why not put them into a calendar you can display all year long. They can make great gifts, too. For many years we gave my mother-in-law a photo calendar and
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Boyscout Popcorn Time

It’s that time of year again. The Boys Scouts of America are out selling popcorn. Both of my boys are doing it this year. I think it is a great way for them to learn some valuable social and business skills. If you’re interested in buying you can try out an SMS app I put
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Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair 2013

Good luck to all the students that participated in the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair in Linn Dale Mall today. They had another great year with entries in both physical and biological sciences. I was fortunate enough again to be able to photograph nearly all of the displays. If you’d like to see the
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Survivor Winner, Denise Stapley, Running Triathlon

Denise Stapley Running Triathlon   This past summer I was photographed a triathlon. Going through the images, I see that the newest Survivor winner ran that race. Pretty wild. Great job, Denise.