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AJ Brown
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Attended Brooks Institute of Photography
Lives in Rock Island, IL
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How to take better cell phone pictures - Tip #5
Frame Your Subject The world is full of natural frames!  We just need to learn how to see them. In the normal hustle of the day we walk/drive around going from one destination to the next totally bound by the constraints of time.   Many of us go through lif...
Frame Your Subject The world is full of natural frames! We just need to learn how to see them. In the normal hustle of the...
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The Forge in Des Moines, Iowa / AJ Brown Imaging / Architectural Photography
The Forge is part of a technology company called Pillar based out of Columbus Ohio.  Pillar is growing exponentially and has opened several new locations over the last few years.  This is their 4th location and first one in Des Moines, Iowa.  The design fir...
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Summer Classics
I recently was asked to shoot a brand new store in Highland Park, Illinois called Summer Classics Home Store.  The store is going to be featured in the up coming Hearth and Home Magazine.  For those of you that don't know Summer Classics is a high end outdo...
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Casa Caldera - A behind the scenes look at our shoot in Southern Arizona
In late October I had the pleasure of traveling with good friends and fellow photographers Josh Ford and Payton Shumaker.  We went to Southern Arizona to photograph a private residence called Casa Caldera that was designed and built by Dust Design Build .  ...
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Hamilton Elementary School / Moline, IL / Architectural Photography
A couple weeks ago I photographed the brand new Hamilton Elementary School in Moline, IL.  I have to say this shoot was unlike any I have done in the past.  I was honestly a little intimidated coming into it.  Shooting a space like this takes a lot of conce...
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Moody Bible Institute / Chicago, IL / AJ Brown Imaging
A few weeks ago we had the opportunity to photograph at the Moody Bible Institute downtown Chicago.  They had just completed a remodel of their Culbertson Hall.   It is a beautiful space and we had a blast shooting it. In todays architectural photography wo...
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The Quad City International Airport / Architectural Photography
This was an interesting project for me for several reasons.  One being that the Quad City International Airport expansion was completed in 2001.  Typically when I photograph a building or space it has just recently finished construction.  So why am I shooti...
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Casa Caldera By Dust
I've been waiting a long time to share these images.  If you recall I shared a behind the scenes look at our shoot in Southern Arizona with Dust.  Well, I can finally share with you a few of the final images. Casa Caldera was recently selected by Architectu...
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How to take better cell phone pictures - Tip #4
Shoot in sequences Like I have said before, good pictures require a commitment.  Rather than just taking a snap shot we need to spend a little time to explore our chosen subject.  Often, I find that the first picture I take of a subject is the least interes...
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Hillshire Brands Corporate Office / Chicago / AJ Brown Imaging
Fortunately, I have been really busy lately and haven't taken the time to post on the blog as much as I would like.  I did want to get on really quick and post about a shoot I did a few months ago at the Hillshire Brands Corporate Headquarters in Chicago, I...
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How to take better cell phone pictures - Tip #3
Get Closer This tip is easy, just get closer! I often say a great composition is just as much about what is in the photo as it is what is left out.   I always think of Robert Capa when I tell people to just get closer.  He famously said, "If your photos are...
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Brookstone / Chicago O'hare / AJ Brown Imaging
Earlier this summer I was contacted to photograph 3 Brookstone stores in the Chicago O'hare airport. I have photographed my share of retail spaces over the years but this was a whole different animal being in the busiest airport in the world!  I have to adm...
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Architectural / Commercial Photographer

Creating high quality, Commercial and Architectural photography that not only garner the attention our customers product deserves, but produces the advertising results our customers expect is paramount to AJ Brown Imaging. Careful attention is paid when working with our clients to accurately incorporate their goals into visually stunning, attractive, cutting edge images. With experience in working with industry leaders, you can place your confidence in AJ Brown Imaging to effectively communicate your message and broadcast your vision to the masses. 


With both experience and expertise ranging from commercial products to commercial architecture, our customers enjoy a versatile and flexible range of artistic precision and cutting edge technology guaranteed to meet our clients needs.
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    Commercial Photography
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Moline, IL - Andalusia, IL - Anaheim, CA - Costa Mesa, CA - Santa Barbara, CA - Carpinteria, CA - Davenport, IA
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