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Photography ArticlesWelcome to my photography articles page. So, what is my photography articles page all about? Glad you asked. As a Northwest Arkansas professional photographer, I’m always getting invited to go to this event and go to that event, try this product and try that product. There’s usually a reason people ask you to try new things. Technology changes. Fashions change. Life, in general, changes.

What’s popular today may not necessarily be popular tomorrow. It’s important that I go to some of these invites so I can stay on top of current trends in both technology and fashion. Professional photography events can be especially rewarding if you’re into finding new tricks of the trade.

From cameras and lighting to hair styles and clothes, I’m going to write a little bit about everything. Most of what I write about is going to come from personal experience. There are some things you simply can’t talk about unless you’ve had a particular experience in a particular situation.

I’m not just a model photographer from Northwest Arkansas. I’m also a wedding photographer, a sports photographer and, well, a photographer in general. You get the idea, I’m sure. The bottom line is this; I’ll photograph just about anything. As a result, you’ll see many different articles about many different things. You’ll also see a wide range of photography issues

Be sure to check back here often and see what’s happening. You can also sign up for my newsletter if you wish. I don’t send out a lot of email. You will, however, get the most current promotions, discounts and advance notice of our casting calls.

  • Facebook Messenger
    The Truth About Facebook Messenger
    I don’t know about you, but the Facebook Messenger Privacy Issues have me a little worried. Someone sent this video to me and...
  • The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017
    The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017
    The total solar eclipse of 2017 was one of the most awesome things I've ever been able to witness with my own eyes....
  • Murrah Building Bombing Memorial
    Oklahoma City National Memorial
    The Oklahoma City National Memorial is a memorial in the United States that honors the victims, survivors, rescuers, and all who were affected...
  • Brittany's Senior Pictures
    Brittany’s Senior Pictures
    Taking Brittany's Senior Pictures was an extremely difficult and proud moment for me. Brittany is my baby girl. She's my youngest daughter and...
  • Bella Vista Flooding
    Bella Vista Flooding
    The Bella Vista flooding is probably the worst we’ve seen in almost a decade. We’ve seen Bella Vista Flooding before, but this time...
  • Hindsville Search and Rescue
    Hindsville Search and Rescue
    As a first responder, I have the unfortunate responsibility to see things I wish I didn’t have to see. Yesterday was one such...
  • Model Photography - Misty 2.0
    Model Photography – Misty 2.0
    Misty not only helps me with my model photography, she also happens to be one of the best make-up artists in the state! Of...
  • Old Building Photography - Picher Oklahoma
    Old Building Photography – Picher, Oklahoma
    They say Picher, Oklahoma is nothing more than a ghost town. Having heard from one of my old building photography friends that it...
  • Lake Avalon in Bella Vista, Arkansas
    Nature Photography – Lake Avalon in Bella Vista, Arkansas
    Lake Avalon in Bella Vista, Arkansas is known is known for being the Original Lake in Bella Vista. Construction of the lake was completed...
  • Model Photography - Alixandra 2
    Model Photography – Alixandra 2
    Our latest model photography with Alix was planned well in advance. Our photo shoot started in an old abandoned church in West Fork, Arkansas.  Having...
  • The Gateway House
    The Gateway House
    I love to photograph old buildings. When I travel around the country, it’s hard not stop every few miles because of some rustic...
  • When is the Best Time to Take Senior Pictures?
    When is the Best Time to Take Senior Pictures?
    Your senior year is going to be filled with memories that will last a lifetime. So, when is the best time to take...
  • Family Portrait Giveaway 2016
    Family Portrait Giveaway 2016
    We officially have a winner for our Family Portrait Giveaway for 2016. I would officially like to congratulate Virgil Lee as our family...
  • From Canon to Sony
    From Canon to Sony
    A photographer loves his or her camera. It’s treated like a family member. Going from Canon to Sony was not only a huge...
  • Nature Photography - Dogwood Canyon
    Nature Photography – Dogwood Canyon
    I knew I wanted nature photography pictures from Dogwood Canyon, but I didn’t really know what to expect when I arrived the other...
  • Model Photography - Little Red Riding Hood
    Model Photography – Little Red Riding Hood
    One of the most fun model photography shoots I’ve had in a while was once again complimented with talented make-up artist, Misty. While she’s...
  • Hot Air Balloon Festival
    Hot Air Balloon Festival
    I’ve never really thought about hot air balloon photography until someone mentioned it in a Facebook group I’m a member of. I started looking...
  • Nature Photogrpahy - Autumn in Bella Vista Arkansas
    Nature Photogrpahy – Autumn in Bella Vista Arkansas
    I feel fortunate that I live in one of the most beautiful places for nature photography in the fall. The Tanyard Creek Nature Trail which...
  • Model Photography - Alixandra
    Model Photography – Alixandra
    Our model Alixandra was born for model photography it seems. She’s not only a beautiful model, but she’s extremely talented. There were about 9 other...
  • Model Photography - Misty
    Model Photography – Misty
    My latest model photography shoot was complimented with a talented make-up artist. She’s a make-up artist that wanted to know what it was...
  • Nature Photography - Autumn in Bella Vista
    Nature Photography – Autumn in Bella Vista
    One of my favorite places for nature photography in the fall is the Tanyard Creek Nature Trail which is located in Bella Vista, Arkansas and...
  • Rustic Building - Moselle, Missouri
    Rustic Building – Moselle, Missouri
    To capture a rustic building, it’s important to capture what you see and how you see it. After all, you took a second...
  • Bikes and Graffiti
    Bikes and Graffiti
    What happens when I get bored? I photograph bikes and graffiti at a local park. Usually when people see bikes and graffiti in...
  • Model Photography - Ava
    Model Photography – Ava
    Here’s my latest model photography shoot with a great little model, Ava. She just so happens to be my beautiful little granddaughter too!...
  • Model Photography - Nicki
    Model Photography – Nicki
    Here’s my latest model photography shoot with a great model, Nicki. She’s been living in the Northwest Arkansas area for as long as...
  • The Faces of Whiteclay
    The Faces of Whiteclay
    Whiteclay, Nebraska. It’s a town full of regret for the Lakota Indians trying to drown their problems with a can. Beer that is....
  • Sports Photography - Pea Ridge vs Fayetteville
    Sports Photography – Pea Ridge vs Fayetteville
    Ready for some more sports photography? So am I! Pictured below are the Pea Ridge Blackhawks taking on Fayetteville and playing like true...
  • Sports Photography - Pea Ridge vs Huntsville
    Sports Photography – Pea Ridge vs Huntsville
    My latest sports photography is from the Pea Ridge, Arkansas High School softball team, the Blackhawks, taking on Huntsville. Here are a few shots...
  • Pea Ridge High School Prom
    Pea Ridge High School Prom
    It’s that time of year again. The Pea Ridge High School Prom took place last Saturday evening and I was happy to be...
  • Just Before Prom
    Just Before Prom
    One of the biggest events of the year for High School students is Prom. It’s all about the dress! My beautiful models were...
  • Amber's Senior Pictures
    Amber’s Senior Pictures
    I take pride in producing some of the most beautiful and unique Senior Pictures that you’ll see anywhere in the Northwest Arkansas area....
  • Portrait Photography - Brittany and Dani
    Portrait Photography – Brittany and Dani
    Portrait photography is another favorite of mine. Brittany not only makes for a beautiful subject in the eye of the camera, she just...
  • Hannah's Senior Pictures
    Hannah’s Senior Pictures
    Taking Senior Pictures of Hannah was an extreme blast! Knowing her for many years, I think we’ve managed to capture her personality in...
  • Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
    Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
    Explosions of beauty come to mind when you first look upon the Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel. It’s actually deceiving. Never would someone...
  • Old Building Photography - Mayfield, Arkansas
    Old Building Photography – Mayfield, Arkansas
    I don’t know the story behind this particular old building from Mayfield, Arkansas, but I do know that it made for some beautiful photography. Stores...
  • Sports Photography - Pea Ridge HS Softball
    Sports Photography – Pea Ridge HS Softball
    Shots from the Pea Ridge, Arkansas High School softball team. When it comes to sports photography, the Pea Ridge Blackhawks make the plays...
  • Nature Photography - Tanyard Creek Nature Trail
    Nature Photography – Tanyard Creek Nature Trail
    The Tanyard Creek Nature Trail is located in Bella Vista, Arkansas and is considered one of the most beautiful places to visit in...
  • Pam Tillis Concert
    Pam Tillis Concert
    The Pam Tillis concert in Tontitown, Arkansas was a blast! The 58 year old singer performed many of her top singles to a...

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Sony ProfessionalJimmy Harmon is a professional photographer based in Northwest Arkansas.

Jimmy Harmon is an award winning, published photographer using professional Sony photography equipment. From Senior Portraits and Real Estate Photography to Wedding Photography, Model Photography, Landscape Photography, Street Photography, Sports Photography and more. Be sure to look me up on Facebook.

Be sure to contact Jimmy Harmon for any and all of your professional photography needs. Based in Bella Vista, Arkansas, Jimmy is available to travel throughout the United States.

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