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Mike Kemp
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Attended Lyon College
Lives in Conway, AR
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I may have become a beach person after all.
Crystal has heard me say it many times: I'm not a beach person. It's nothing against the lapping waves and white sand, either. It's beautiful. It's relaxing. But, given the choice of a vacation, I ...
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I tried sharing this earlier, but for some reason it defaults to privately sharing, which isn't really sharing, right?

Anyway, here's my latest blog: 
You know it's bad when the intellect of a junior in high school is intimidating to you. That's how I felt during a recent shoot for the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts. Heck,...
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One of my favorite subjects needed a new headshot today. My beautiful daughter!
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The blog where I avoid prom attendees, squirrels and smelly fruit to make some portraits. Do I survive? Read on and find out!
Some sessions are just smoother than others. The trick is to not get upset by the bumps in the road. Linley's senior session took some patience. Not because of her; she was great. Anything we sugge...
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A favorite from a recent senior session. Linley did an outstanding job!
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Two covers unveiled for 501 Life this month. The December issue is always a food-themed cover, and this month marks the launch of 501 Life Kids, a publication aimed at parents of youngsters. I was pleased with how they both turned out!
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An outtake form 501 Life Magazine that was actually one of my favorites. She was pretty patient with my failed attempts at finding soccer goals.
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Some updated portraits of some of my favorite subject matter, my daughters!
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We didn't let a little rain (actually, a lot of rain) prevent us from getting this shot of UCA's Jacob Campbell for the spring issue of UCA Magazine. 
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An ad I had the pleasure of photographing for the Arkansas School of Mathematics, Science and the Arts. #arkansasphotographer
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Quick edit from Linley's portrait session today. The fall colors were just right for a backdrop.
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Work
Occupation
Photographer
Skills
Portraiture, product, food, editorial and commercial work
Employment
  • Mike Kemp Photography
    present
    I am a central Arkansas photographer specializing in portraiture, editorial and commercial photography.
  • University of Central Arkansas
    Photographer, 2015
  • Log Cabin Democrat newspaper
  • Forrest City Times-Herald
  • Batesville Daily Guard
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Currently
Conway, AR
Previously
Desha, AR - Blytheville, AR - Forrest City, AR
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Being tall and bald, I'm easy to spot in a crowd.
Introduction
I'm a lover of coffee. Not the flavored stuff, mind you. But a good, rich roast made in a press or pour over cone, not something that's belched from a single-serving machine.

I love motorcycles. And cars. And airplanes. Things with motors that move people. I just wish I could fix them.

I have an awesome family, with a beautiful wife and two great daughters. I'm not wealthy, but I have a pretty rich life.

I have started a photography business in central Arkansas. I would love to take your portrait and talk about stuff you find interesting.
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Two daughters and a beautiful wife
Education
  • Lyon College
  • Desha High School
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Portraits of Famous People Shot Using Various Photographic Techniques
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