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The Lay Man Photojournalist’s Rights

  There has been a lot of talk in the news the last few years about what and where you can and can not legally photograph. I keep this paper from Petapixel describing my rights as a photographer with me at all times. It briefly describes your rights a photographer in case someone gives you are […]

New Personal Work with Model Brittany in Mt Pleasant, Michigan

My second shooter Nikki and I had a great time photographing the lovely model Brittany in Nelson and Island Park in Mt Pleasant, Michigan in mid September. Here are my favorite images from the session. All images included in this gallery were photographed by Ryan Watkins.

New Photos of the Chase Engel Band live in Bay City, Michigan

I had a great time photographing the Chase Engel Band in Bay City, Michigan last Thursday. Here are my favorite images from the concert.

New Photos from the Mt Pleasant Community Foundation Breakfast at the Pohlcat Golf Course

I had a great time photographing the Mt Pleasant Community Foundation Breakfast at the Pohlcat Golf Course in Mt Pleasant, Michigan in early September. Here are my favorite images from the event.

The Ryan Watkins Photography Experience – Sessions from Start to Finish

  1. Pre-Session Consultation The first step in the session process at Ryan Watkins Photography is the pre-session consultation. During the pre-session consultation we meet at a location most convenient for you and plan out your session. This is when we get to know each other, sign contracts, and discuss the specifics of the shoot. 2. Session […]

Sean and Melissa Engagement Session in Greenville, Michigan

I had a great time photographing Sean and Melissa’s engagement portraits in Greenville, Michigan in early September. Here are my favorite images from the session.

Selfie Tips for Seniors

    For the last couple years selfies have been all the rage and seem to be growing in popularity. Here are a few tips for upping your selfie game.  Pay attention to lighting. Phone cameras still have a hard time in low light so being in a darker rooms can cause your image to […]

New Photos for White Barn Wedding Venue in Clare, Michigan

I had a great time photographing the beautiful Clare, Michigan wedding venue the White Barn earlier this week. Follow this link for more information about the White Barn.

Recommended Central Michigan Wedding Vendors

This is a list of mid-Michigan wedding vendors I have worked with and would highly recommend. Venues: The Venue at 501 http://thevenueat501.com/ White Barn https://whitebarnvenue.com/ DJs: Epic Beats http://www.epicbeatsdj.com/ Wedding Invitations, Save the Date Cards, etc: Basic Invite https://www.basicinvite.com/ Wedding Planners: Splendid Events https://www.splendideventsbynle.com/ Videographers: Ben Fox http://www.benjaminmfox.wixsite.com/portfolio Florists: 3 Wishes Floral and Design Studio […]

Best Places to View the Fall Colors in Michigan

    One of the things I love about being a fine art photographer in Michigan is being able to photograph the beautiful fall colors each year.     The Pictured Rocks national lake shore is one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited in Michigan. I haven’t had the opportunity to go back up […]