What's New - Mark Oehler Photography

Found a Pretty, Cool Beauty Blog

Yep, that is a little play on words. Since deciding to start work with a local hair and makeup artist for senior pictures, I thought I should find out a little more about the beauty industry. When it comes to fashion-esque topics, I’m really quite ignorant….but I’m trying. On my quest for such self-education, I
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Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair

The annual Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair was held today at Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. There were over 200 displays by Iowa students. There were junior and senior divisions. Junior entries were in individual biological sciences, individual physical sciences and teams; seniors had biological and physical science would can be team or
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Class of 2012 Senior Picture Survey

If you’re a member of the class of 2012, I want your opinion. Go here to complete a quick, five-question survey and you’ll be entered into a drawing for an Amazon gift certificate to be drawn on April 30th. Then come back here and put a comment on the blog and I’ll double your chances
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American Idol Blog

The talent of the contestants each year on American Idol always amazing me. Needless to say, I’m a fan. I recently found a blog that is pretty good. If you’re an American Idol fan, you may want to follow it. He picked nine of the top ten contestants when they were paring them down from
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Peyton, 8 Days Old

I has honored to shoot Peyton’s photos when he was just eight days old. He was a little cranky about the cold studio, but he was still a wonderful subject. I hope you enjoy. Feel free to leave a comment.

Brazilian Photographer Living in Finland

There is a photographer that I have been following for about a year. She is just starting out and it has been interesting to watch her develop (pun intended) her photographic style. I had been following her on flickr.com, but now she has her own website. If you interested in seeing nice photos taken in
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Elizabeth, Six Months

Wow, another wonderful, little six month old. Thank you to her parents for entrusting me with her pictures. I think they came out beautifully.

Sara, Six Months

I was fortunate enough to be able to shoot Sara’s six month photos. She is adorable. Check out that hair…wow!

Iowa Speed Skating

I was invited out to the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena to check out the speed skaters that practice. It took me a year and I’m really disappointed that it did, because it was amazing. The speed skating club is in the only one in Iowa. The two guys that really got it going (Brian and
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New Product Offer, Float Wraps

I’m trying a new product out for photos called float wraps. If you’re looking for a way to literally make your photos pop off your walls, this is it. The padding mounting add more dimension to your image. But there is also a raised mount on the back of the image to make it stand
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