Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Details, details

How many times have you gear heads visited a car show and come home with a collection of relatively wide angle shots, taken from head level, of single, entire cars.  If your purpose in taking the shot was to document that you were in close proximity of a shiny car... fine.  Mission accomplished.  But will that really bring back fond memories of the event years from now?

Friday, May 27, 2011

A plea for basic photo organization

We've all seen it:  the proverbial shoebox full of random photos hidden away in a drawer in your parents' basement.  It's fun to look through them and be reminded of the memories they depict.  But what happens a year later when you really need to get a certain picture, but can't find it because you don't know which shoebox it was in?  Sure, laugh... but how many of our own digital photo collections are organized any better?

Wednesday, May 25, 2011


You've stumbled onto the very first post of the new blog for Prairie Rim Images.  We're a photography business based in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.  Ben Hollingsworth, the lead photographer (that's me), focuses primarily on fine art, commercial, event, product, real estate, and candid photography.  Although I have shot weddings and posed portraits, that's not really my niche.  When I said "we" above, it's because my daughter -- a talented artist in her own right -- occasionally lends a hand when necessary.

Who am I?  I'm a tinkerer -- a died-in-the-wool engineer.  I fix things.