Everyone needs someone to talk to.

Everyone needs someone to talk to.

My photography assignments vary. Sometimes I am photographing products to be marketed on a shopping cart website. Other times I am photographing a commercial facility for a builder or architect.  Included in much of my other work are people. I shoot for Appleton...
Top of the Zuelke Building (again)

Top of the Zuelke Building (again)

Back in 2014 I was commissioned by the Fox cities Convention & Visitors Bureau to photograph College Avenue at dusk.  The view was looking down the avenue west.  It was shot from the roof of the iconic Zuelke Building in the heart of the downtown Appleton.  The...
Development

Development

When I think of why I originally was drawn to photography many years ago, I remember using an instamatic camera to preserve, or to stop time, on family vacations.  I was using Kodak cartridge 126 color film and occasionally flash cubes snapped in on the top of the...
A New Website for Business

A New Website for Business

A professional photographer’s website is their most important marketing tool.  I am on my third website since going into business for myself in 2010.  Back then, responsive sites were non existent, or at least not offered by designers.  With the proliferation of smart...
How to Photograph Groups in Business

How to Photograph Groups in Business

Typically, when I am hired by a business to shoot in their facility, a group photograph will be requested at some point. It may simply be the owners of the company or various department heads.  Many times it will be the entire staff.  Let’s take a look…...
Influenced Vision

Influenced Vision

An attempt to dissect and condense a life of influences that fuel a passion for photography would be a great undertaking.  To put into words, the puzzle of fragmented inspirational snippets from music, art exhibits, mentors, smells, pop culture, movies, sunsets,...
New Way to Light, (for me)

New Way to Light, (for me)

I have been a professional photographer for over 20 years. I have used only three types of lighting: ambient, strobe and tungsten. These 3 lighting sources have served me well in architectural, industrial, corporate and product photography.  Sometimes, I mix them...
My Favorites from 2016

My Favorites from 2016

It’s that time of year, to look back and present my favorite 10 images shot or utilized in the last 12 months, some for money, some for fun.   Here they are, in no particular order… Those are my choices for 2016.   I am thankful that I am able to do what I...
Tilt Shift

Tilt Shift

Nikon has announced a new PC convenience 19mm F4E ED tilt-shift lens (which the company calls ‘Perspective Control.’) When I received the email notice from Nikon prior to it’s release, I knew this lens would be an indispensable tool for photographing...

Thank You !

October marks seven years in business for Craig Augustine Photography.  I am thankful every day that I am able to work at something I have a passion for.  Back in high school and then college, my photographer instructors laid the technical foundation for what I take...