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Holly Ambuehl (Holly Baumann)
Works at Holly Baumann Photography
Attended Anderson University
Lives in Normal, IL
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Commercial Photography, Architectural Photography, Portrait Photography, Event Photography
Skills
Interiors, Exteriors, Product Installations, Low Light Photography, Event Coverage, Public Speaking, Writing, Consulting
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  • Holly Baumann Photography
    Commercial Photography, 2008 - present
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Normal, IL
Previously
Bloomington, IL - Phoenix, AZ - Cheyenne, WY - Oklahoma City, OK - Boston, MA - Anderson, IN - Lupeni, Romania
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Holly Baumann Photography | Central Illinois Commercial Photographer
Introduction
I am a commercial photographer based in the Normal-Bloomington area (IL). I specialize in architecture (including product installations), and portraiture. Event coverage is available upon request. I am a member of PPA and ASMPReach me at 480.321.7466 or holly@hollybaumannphotography.com.
Bragging rights
Juried: Photo Slam, 2011, OKC Museum of Art; Oklahoma Creativity Forum; Paseo Arts Association Heart of Art 2012; 30 Days 30 Photos (OK). Published: Black & White Photography Magazine, October 2012.
Education
  • Anderson University
    Counseling & Psychology, 1996 - 2000
  • Boston College
    Social Work, 2002 - 2004
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Holly Baumann, BaumannPhoto, Holly Ambuehl, Holly B Ambuehl, Holly Baumann Ambuehl

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Industrial Setting - Family Portraits in Holland, Michigan (Central Illinois Photographer)

A couple weeks ago, my family and I spent a glorious weekend in one of my favorite places in the US: Holland, Michigan, which is one of many cute beach towns in along the west side of Lake Michigan. (If you aren’t familiar with the area, add it to your…
A couple weeks ago, my family and I spent a glorious weekend in one of my favorite places in the US: Holland, Michigan, which is one of many cute beach towns in along the west side of Lake Michigan...
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On my most recent trip to Phoenix, I had the honor of, for the second time, making generational portraits for long-time friends and clients, Ben and Sarah. In Sarah’s family, they’ve maintained a meaningful tradition through five generations of women:…
On my most recent trip to Phoenix, I had the honor of, for the second time, making generational portraits for long-time friends and clients, Ben and Sarah. In Sarah's family, they've maintained a m...
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Last week I had the honor of making family portraits for this gorgeous group, whom I met through our mutual friend (and client) Katie. We met on one of our first warm, sunny, spring days, where the Camelback Bridge on Virginia Ave. crosses my favorite…
Last week I had the honor of making family portraits for this gorgeous group, whom I met through our mutual friend (and client) Katie. We met on one of our first warm, sunny, spring days, where the...
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I’ve used Photoshop relatively rarely in the history of my career as a photographer. I feel strongly that it is more important to be a good photographer than it is to be a good Photoshopper. Additionally, when it comes to portraiture, I have a…
I've used Photoshop relatively rarely in the history of my career as a photographer. I feel strongly that it is more important to be a good photographer than it is to be a good Photoshopper. Additi...
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Last fall, I was invited back to the offices of Howard & Howard law firm in Peoria, IL, to capture a group portrait for publication in the January 2015 Illinois issue of Thompson Reuter’s SuperLawyers. Like last time, there was another photographer doing…
Last fall, I was invited back to the offices of Howard & Howard law firm in Peoria, IL, to capture a group portrait for publication in the January 2015 Illinois issue of Thompson Reuter's Super...
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Our 2014 Holiday Card (Normal Bloomington Photographer)

While last year’s holiday card was nearly impossible to top, in keeping with tradition, we managed to pull together another funny and unique Christmas card this year. Since we bought a house this summer, we decided to conserve time and resources and do a…
While last year's holiday card was nearly impossible to top, in keeping with tradition, we managed to pull together another funny and unique Christmas card this year. Since we bought a house this s...
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Debate continues among photographers about whether to contribute to stock houses like iStockPhoto, Getty, Shutterstock (etc.). I do not contribute to any stock houses. But, I’ve considered doing so; I have mixed feelings. I’ve talked a lot on this blog…
Debate continues among photographers about whether to contribute to stock houses like iStockPhoto, Getty, Shutterstock (etc.). I do not contribute to any stock houses. But, I've considered doing so...
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Thinking of loved ones and our life in Oklahoma City today on the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, and praying for peace. (See more images of the Oklahoma City National Memorial in my original post.)
Thinking of loved ones and our life in Oklahoma City today on the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, and praying for peace. (See more images of the Oklahoma City National Memorial in my...
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As I mentioned in my prior post about correcting color and eliminating distracting background elements, I try to whatever extent possible to make images that don’t require major work in Photoshop, especially in portraiture. However, in certain situations,…
As I mentioned in my prior post about correcting color and eliminating distracting background elements, I try to whatever extent possible to make images that don't require major work in Photoshop, ...
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Recently, I made family portraits for my lifelong friend Julie and her family in the snow. During my recent visit to their home in Anderson, IN, we snuck out on a snowy, cloudy, wintery morning for a family mini session. I just adore all of them, and love…
Recently, I made family portraits for my lifelong friend Julie and her family in the snow. During my recent visit to their home in Anderson, IN, we snuck out on a snowy, cloudy, wintery morning for...
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It’s been a long time since my last major photography marketing push, and now that we’ve settled in one place for a while, it was time to invest in another big outreach effort. Here was my process: Throughout this summer and fall, I started compiling a…
It's been a long time since my last major photography marketing push, and now that we've settled in one place for a while, it was time to invest in another big outreach effort. Here was my process:...
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For those of you that suffer through my long, rambling, personal posts, this one’s for you. :) It’s been quite a year for my family! Most significantly, along with proud first-time parents Ryan and Natalie, my family welcomed Miles Alexander in early…
For those of you that suffer through my long, rambling, personal posts, this one's for you. :) It's been quite a year for my family! Most significantly, along with proud first-time parents Ryan and...
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Fast, affordable, good work. Appreciate it very much!
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