photography


Tintype photos make wonderful retro prints

Create unique memories with tintype prints I just love those old tintype photos found in junk shops. So I decided to create tintypes using portraits taken in the past — and they came out wonderfully. Flip through this short slideshow to see examples. The process can be used with any photo, and no two prints will […]


Baton Rouge Louisiana skyline photography

Red Stick in the morning

Stunning panoramic photography captures Baton Rouge skyline just before sunrise The best photo opportunities seldom allow for late wake-up calls. I set the alarm for 4 a.m. to get across the Mississippi River to set up for a sunrise shot of the Baton Rouge skyline, and about 30 minutes before the sun broke the horizon […]


Natural light can produce fantastic portraits

I learned portraiture for a basic reason: To save money when my daughter needed senior portraits. Now I spend many weekends meeting families and high school seniors capturing memories, and I love it. But I’ll admit that I developed a near-complete dependence on flashes to light the subjects. To be fair, this dependence extends years […]

Natural light portraiture by Andy Crawford

Fine Art Photography - Andy Crawford

A glimpse at the magic of fine art photography

I am often asked how great images are produced. Well, usually I just smile and jokingly credit my greatness as a photographer. But the fact is that being able to see images in your mind and being able to actually transfer that vision to the final print and turn the vision into fine art photography […]


Get out the boat for great bass fishing photography

Perspective adds dimension to photos Dozens of my photos have been featured on magazine covers since I began working in the outdoor industry in the mid-1990s. And most of them were taken when I was in the boat with my subject. The formula was pretty straightforward: Catch a fish — preferably a big fish — […]

Bass fishing photography by Andy Crawford Photography

Neon sign photography by Andy Crawford Photography

Photography backgrounds make all the difference

Pay attention to what’s behind the subject of your subjects for photography with impact Lately I’ve enjoyed finding photographic subjects that most of us don’t give a second thought and turn them into dramatic works of art. One such opportunity came with the old neon sign standing in front of the Gonzales Motel along Airline […]


Photo wall exhibit provides publicity outlet

My wife and I have a bit of a coffee addiction — OK, so maybe it’s just my addiction. But we spend a lot of time at our local cafe: CC’s Community Coffee House. One of the cool things about the small storefront is that the owners have one long wall on which they have […]