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About Al Reid Photography...

Al Reid Photography operates in a home-based studio and he offers his expertise and love of portrait photography to clients that appreciate the time and patience he brings to each session.

About me:

Al Reid PhotographyI began my photographic journey many years ago. My interest in photography began at a very early age. Armed with a Brownie camera and black & white film, I began taking photos of anyone or anything that would pause and pose. By the sixth grade, I was developing and printing photographs along with a close friend. Then, as a teen, my father and I began to develop and mount color slide film. You see, my father loved photography as well.

In 1980, I bought my first 35mm SLR, a Pentax K1000, and my interest in photography grew more intense. Using a fully manual camera, I had to learn the basics of aperture, shutter speed, exposure, and depth of field. By this point, I was shooting almost exclusively color print film. I took my camera everywhere I went: zoos, family events, weddings, and just wandering around the yard.

In 1996, I bought a lighting kit and began taking portraits of my daughter. In 2005, I made the move to the world of digital photography and by 2009 I was taking portraits in my living room studio for family and friends.

If you would like to see the some of the photographs that Al has taken in his spare time, visit Al Reid's Photo Gallery