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The 2017 Miss America Pageant

Shutter: 1/160, Aperture: ƒ/6.3, ISO: 2500, Lens: 150-600 I got to travel to Atlantic City last weekend and cover the 2017 Miss America pageant for the fifth time. As expected, it was an amazing experience. I had my trusty Sigma … Continue reading

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Sweet Week!

Shutter: 1/640, Aperture: ƒ/6.3, ISO: 640, Lens: 150-600mm My week was completely packed with awesome photo opportunities. Let me give you a run down. Earlier last week I received my Sigma 150-600mm. I rented it to use at the 2016 … Continue reading

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Gymnastics Photo Essay

Shutter: 1/1000, Aperture: ƒ/1.6, ISO: 2000, Lens: 50mm To skip straight to the final Photo essay. The following is a blog post about some of the photos I chose, and the experience. Many of you may know that my biggest … Continue reading

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My Pic of 2015 Miss America in Today’s Washington Post…

Shutter: 1/320, Aperture: ƒ/2.8, ISO: 100, Lens: 24-70mm, Flash As you know, I am a big fan of the Miss America Organization. For months now I’ve been trying to get “in” with the organization to be “their main dude” to … Continue reading

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Miss DC Pageant – Don’t Mind if I do

Shutter: 1/640, Aperture: ƒ/2.8, ISO: 1600, Lens: 15mm As you’re aware, I absolutely love shooting the Miss America pageant, but I longed to get in on a more individual level, so I reached out to the people behind the Miss … Continue reading

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DIY lighting set up for food

Shutter: 1/125, Aperture: f/1.8, Lens: 50mm, ISO: 400 I am putting together a layout featuring employee recipes for my office’s internal magazine. I needed to take a quick photo of this poundcake, but I didn’t bring my flash, remote triggers, … Continue reading

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Atlas Genius

Shutter: 1/800, Aperture: f/1.8, Lens: 18-35mm, ISO: 1600 I had one of those rockstar experiences on Sunday, it came up completely out of the blue, and kept compounding its awesomeness as the day progressed. I am currently a furloughed Fed. … Continue reading

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Shooting Lynyrd Skynyrd

Shutter: 1/250, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 15mm, ISO: 1600 Last sunday I got to shoot the Big 100.3 FM Big Concert at Jiffy Lube Live. The show featured rockers Black Stone Cherry, Bad Company, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. The biggest piece of … Continue reading

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Can I graduate? Third Eye Blind

Shutter: 1/80, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 15mm, ISO: 1600 I finally got my wish. Ever since I started shooting concerts back in 2011, my number one “get” was Third Eye Blind. They were one of my favorite bands in college, and … Continue reading

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Running at Preakness

Shutter: 1/640, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 70-200mm, ISO: 100 This past weekend was the biggest annual sporting event in Baltimore, the 138th Preakness at Pimlico. My friend Paul was contracted by USA Today Sports Images to shoot the event and they … Continue reading

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“I had a beer with Soundgarden” – Shooting the DC101 Chili Cook-off

Shutter: 1/500, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 70-200mm, ISO: 200 I was the official photographer for the DC101 Chili Cook-off, an annual summer concert hosted by the legendary radio station. I had shot an all-day festival last fall, but this was my … Continue reading

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Photos included in interview with Edward Sharpe

If you watch carefully you can see two of my photos in this ABCNews Audiofile interview with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes. Spoiler alert, they’re at the 1:30 and 4:30 mark. My name, Andy Jones, will appear on screen … Continue reading

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There she is, My big Miss America post

Shutter: 1/200, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 70-200mm, ISO: 1250 I recently got back from Las Vegas covering the 2013 Miss America pageant at the Planet Hollywood. I’m a little bit proud of getting myself credentials, but mainly I’m relieved I didn’t … Continue reading

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Rocketman

Shutter: 1/80, Aperture: f/2.8, Lens: 15mm, ISO: 200 Update: This photo was selected as one of the Consumerist Flickr Pool pics of the week. I’ve been meaning to share these pictures for awhile. I don’t typically talk about my family … Continue reading

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Following in my footsteps

I shot a local music festival this past weekend and my son came with me. He had his trusty Fisher Price Kid Tough camera and enjoyed shooting the musical acts right by my side. He also really wanted to get … Continue reading

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Firework photo!

Shutter: 16 seconds, Aperture: f/8.0, Lens: 28-135mm, ISO: 100 Now is the time to get ready to shoot photos of fireworks. Here is an earlier blog post with some tips and a plug for our mobile site TOOLS page. Visit … Continue reading

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Some updates and a great week

I overhauled my Events Portfolio with new images and added an auto-sniffer that will direct you to the mobile site if you visit the address on your smartphone. Try it! ageowns.com/events. I also had an incredible week. Within the span … Continue reading

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I want to shoot (more) shows

Me (bottom left), shooting the Naked and Famous at 9:30 ClubPhoto courtesy Pat Junvisetsak Over the last year I have tried to step up shooting more live music, I really feel a passion for it, and the summer is just … Continue reading

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Back from Toy Fair

I just got back from the 2012 Toy Fair in NYC. I’m busy posting pics on my two other blogs MillionairePlayboy.com (collectibles and cool stuff) and NonToxicReviews.com (stuff for little kids) but I did get some stuff from just walking … Continue reading

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