Rodney McClanahanPhotographer Male Pekin, Illinois, US
My Website: creative photography incMy MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/Rodney McClanahan
Mayhem # 1688327
About MeHi my name is Rodney McClanahan
I'm the photographer at Creative Photography Inc. I love what I do and the people I meet!
Every one has a story to tell about life and for me It's capturing my clients and creating a image that they will enjoy for years to come! I photograph the Circle of Life not as a photographer but as a Photographic Artist. As a Artist you need to know all about your equipment from top to bottom, cameras, lights, backgrounds, compositional elements and how to put them all together.
CreditsOver the years I have been involve with the Professional Photographers of America, Associated Professional Photographers of Illinois, Professional Photographers Association of Northern Illinois, and the Southern Illinois Art League. All of these groups have helped me become an Artist in the field of photography. Over the years I've gotten my Certification in Photography by taking a test and keeping it up every five years, a Master of Photography Degree and a Photographic Craftsman Degree. It's not over yet, each year a new camera or software comes out and it's back to the books, as a Professional Photographer and Artist I feel that I need to keep up with all the new products and know them front to back. I test myself every year with print competitions, they are judged for the 12 elements of a merit image by the PPA this helps me look deeper into my own photography. I do all of this for my clients that are looking for a work of art not just a snapshot on a piece of paper.
2012 print competition. It has been a good one I received four blue ribbons,a Loan print. I will be honored at the PPA Convention in Atlanta Georgia In January 2013. About 35,000 photographers will be at this convention from around the world. It is a great honor for me!
Thank you Rod
****** 2010 APPI State Print Competition and Convention
Springfield, IL. Rodney McClanahan of Creative Photography Inc. in Pekin IL recently competed in the Professional Photographers of America State Print Competition hosted by the Associated Professional Photographers of Illinois at The Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL, on October 24, 2010
McClanahan submitted 6 prints for the judging, all 6 prints were selected for awards of excellence in photography. He took first place and best of show in the illustrative category.
APPI every year has a Top 10 photographers in the state award. This year McClanahan was award the top 10 for his work in photography.
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