Doug Ewing, a 38-yr-aged Keokuk, indigenous, has been a expert photographer his total adult lifetime.
He started out out capturing 35mm movie although in superior school and processing it in his mother’s boyfriend’s residence.
“A bed room was the darkroom, I rinsed movie in the bathroom, rinsed prints in the kitchen,” Ewing reported. “It was genuinely brilliant. That gave me form of a exclusive perspective, as well, simply because that is now what they call an different method.”
Ewing graduated Keokuk High in 2001 and studied images at the Artwork Institute of Colorado in Denver, going to Los Angeles in 2004 to start off a professional images profession focusing on studio and spot portraiture as very well as landscape and architectural pictures. In 2013, he returned to Keokuk to proceed his profession with an emphasis on weddings, portraits and regional landscapes.
These times, Ewing shoots massive structure landscape shots with an aerial drone and electronic digital camera. In the course of the month of August, the Keokuk Art Centre is hosting an exhibition of Ewing’s drone photography showcasing scenes around Keokuk.
“I bought the drone final calendar year. I’ve been undertaking a great deal of local tri-condition landscapes at any time due to the fact I moved back again,” he claimed. “I’ve been seeking the drone, but I was ready for the cost to come down and the high quality to go up, and previous yr that ultimately took place. So I have been serious fast paced obtaining a distinctive viewpoint on things. Luckily, everybody’s been making the most of it.”
Ewing’s show is comprised of 12 two-by-a few-foot landscapes in a person strip throughout the area.
“In advance of you even get to the door, you variety of see a few of my favorites there, correct off the bat,” Ewing mentioned. “It can be pleasant and roomy with the spotlights. A authentic gallery. It appears to be awesome.”
Ewing’s thirty day period-lengthy drone photography exhibit hangs in the Round Home Gallery located in the Keokuk Art Centre in the Keokuk Community Library developing at 210 N. Fifth St. The reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. nowadays, and the community is invited to show up at.
“I appreciate my job,” Ewing said. “It obtained me all-around. Brought me back. Fantastic instances, fantastic occasions. I’m pretty delighted.”