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Published on Cover of Phone Guide for Isabella and Gratiot County January 2017-2018

  Huge thanks to those at the PhoneGuide for using my image on the cover of the Isabella and Gratiot country phone guide for this year and for featuring a small bio about me in the phone guide as well.

My Favorite Images from 2016

I’ve had the privilege of being able to photograph a ton of amazing subjects this year! At the start of 2016 I knew I wanted to shoot a lot more personal work this year as well as working with a lot of new models in new locations. Here are 35 of my favorite images from throughout […]

Published on Cover of Phone Guide for Clare and Gladwin County December 2016-2017

  Huge thanks to those at the PhoneGuide for using my image on the cover of the Clare and Gladwin country phone guide for this year and for featuring a small bio about me in the phone guide as well.  

New Personal Series On The Road Available as Prints, Canvas Wraps, and Smart Phone Cases

Back in August 2016 I saw one of the most beautiful sunrises of my life between Syracuse and Albany, New York. I wasn’t able to photograph it because I was driving. After several moments like this I’ve started bringing my old Nikon D40 camera with 18-105mm lens with me so I can shoot images out […]

The Best of Ryan Watkins Photography from 2009-2016 Slideshow

I end up showing people my work on my phone quiet frequently and had recently put together a folder of some of my best work over the years. I’ve compiled those images into an Animoto Slideshow. The images showcased here range from my early nature images shot before my formal education at Hallmark Institute of […]

Over 100 New Images from Fall 2016 Available as Prints, Canvas Wraps, and Smart Phone Cases

I’ve been spending October 2016 photographing the fall colors around Michigan. Over 100 new images are available as prints, canvas wraps, and smart phone cases online at ryanwatkinsphotography.smugmug.com/fall-2016/ Sign up for the Ryan Watkins Photography Newsletter

FIne Art Prints, Canvas Wraps, and Smart Phone Cases available for purchase online at ryanwatkinsphotography.smugmug.com

Fine Art Prints, canvas wraps, and smart phone cases available for purchase online at ryanwatkinsphotography.smugmug.com 

Featured in 515 Gallery’s Art Pickers Show August 25-September 23, 2016

Some of my newest work with be featured in the 515 Gallery‘s latest show “Art Pickers” from August 25th-September 23rd 2016. The opening reception will be on Thursday August 25 from 6pm to 8pm. Exhibit hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 11am-4pm. The 515 Gallery is located in downtown Clare next to Cops and Doughnuts. Stop […]

Art Walk Central Piece Featured in Three Wishes Floral and Design Studio from August 20th to September 10th

  My piece for Art Walk Central will be featured in Three Wishes Floral and Design Studio in Mount Pleasant from August 20th to September 10th. You can vote for my piece at Art Reach in downtown Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The people at Art Reach will help you in the voting process; my voting number […]

Vote for my image in Hunt’s Photo and Video Light Up the Sky Photo Contest

Vote for my image in Hunt’s Photo and Video Light Up the Sky Photo Contest  Click on the blue text to open the link to my image on their Facebook page. Click vote at the top of the image when it appears. You must be logged into Facebook to vote. Thanks for your support!  

Featured in 515 Gallery Show Open Studio from July 15th to August 6th

My work will be featured at the 515 Gallery during their latest show Open Studio from July 15th to August 6th. The opening will be on July 15th from 6-7:30 p.m. I will be giving an artist talk on July 16th at 11am The 515 Gallery is located in downtown Clare next to Cops and […]

Small Prints For Sale at 515 Gallery in downtown Clare, Mi

  Starting Thursday January 14th small prints from my #iPhoneography – Daily Life and Nature series will be for sale at the 515 Gallery in downtown Clare, Mi. Only 12 prints available. The 515 Galley is open Wednesday through Saturday 11am – 4pm.   For more information on the 515 Gallery visit. 515gallery.org     […]

Work on Display at Clare Post Office Until Winter

  Huge thanks to Kim Kleinhardt and the Clare post office for letting me display some of my work during the fall season at the Clare post office. The work on display consist of a variety of landscape, nature, and wildlife images photographed in upstate New York, western Canada, New England, and locally around Clare, […]

Work on Display at 3 Wishes Floral and Design Studio in Mount Pleasant during Art Walk Central

One of my images will be on display at 3 Wishes Floral and Design Studio in Mount Pleasant, Michigan throughout the month of August for Art Walk Central. Feel free to stop by and buy some flowers while you are there!   3 Wishes Floral and Design Studio 612 E Broadway St, Mt Pleasant, MI […]

Work Showcased in Healing Arts Gallery June 15th – July 10th

I have the wonderful opportunity of having my work showcased in the Healing Arts Gallery from June 15th – July 10th! Admission is free. The gallery is open weekdays 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. – Noon. The Healing Arts Gallery is Located near the Towsley Auditorium within the MidMichigan Medical Center 4009 Orchard Drive, Midland, […]

My 20 Favorite Images from 2014

2014 was a great year! I got to work with a ton of great clients, travel to new places and experiment with new photographic techniques. Here are the stories behind my favorite images from last year. Church of Daniel’s Band Pine River Branch – Midland, Michigan This first image was shot for the Church of […]

My Journey as a Photographer (part 2) – The Early Years

This is a continuation of last week’s post My Journey as a Photographer (part 1). Last week’s post explained how I initially found my love of photography and this week it explains the next step in my journey to becoming a professional portrait photographer. My sophomore year of high school is when my love of […]

My Journey as a Photographer (part 1) – How I Got Started in Photography

A question that comes up during almost every portrait session is, “How did I get started in photography?”. This blog post explains just that. My love of photography started when I was fairly young between the ages of thirteen and fourteen. I was a bit of a computer nerd at the time, and a friend […]

What is New at RWP? – My Mackinac Island Trip

After shooting an amazing wedding in late July I got to take a great trip to Mackinac Island with my friends Jason and Ashley. Mackinac Island is a quant island in the middle of Lake Huron where no vehicles are allowed. Mackinac Island is full of bike trails, fudge shops, and historic sites.   I […]

Art Walk Central Piece up at 3 Wishes Floral and Design Studio until August 23rd

  Art Walk Central annually attracts artists from across the state and country to showcase their art pieces in local business in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. My work will be hosted by the lovely 3 Wishes Floral and Design Studio. Not only was 3 Wishes gracious enough to host my work but they also gave me […]

515 Gallery and I featured on Hallmark Institute of Photography Blog

My alma matter the Hallmark Institute of Photography just posted a great article about the 515 Gallery’s latest show which I helped organize. Check it out! Sign up for the Ryan Watkins Photography Newsletter

Clare, Michigan’s 515 Gallery Featuring 11 Hallmark Institute of Photography Alumni in Upcoming Show on May 31st from 6-8pm

I’m very excited about the 515 Gallery’s upcoming show! All of the featured artists are graduates of the prestigious Hallmark Institute of Photography in Turners Falls, Massachusetts and are close friends of mine. The styles of photography and photographers represented are incredibly diverse! We’ll be featuring a combination of photojournalistic, commercial, conceptual, nature, editorial, fashion, […]

10 Great Vacation Spots in Michigan

Have the winter blues? Planning a trip around Michigan can help lift your spirits. Here are ten great vacation destinations in Michigan that will appeal to the entire family, especially aspiring photographers and art lovers. 1. The Upper Peninsula Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, or U.P. as us Michiganders call it, is an amazing destination for nature […]

515 Gallery “Junk It” Show

Huge thanks to the 515 Gallery and everyone who came to the 515’s “Junk It” show today! We sold 8 of the 14 metal prints on display. These images will be on display along with Ian Humphres “Junk It Frog” sculpture until late October 2013. The 515 Gallery is open from 11am-4pm on Saturdays and […]