National Festival of Breads

Earlier this year we were asked by the Kansas Wheat Council to photograph the winners of the 2013 National Festival of Breads in Manhattan, Kansas. Top honors went to Rosemary Leicht of Bethel, Ohio,  for her Onion Parmesan Cracker Bread, chosen from among eight finalists. As the 2013 National Festival of Breads champion, Leicht wins [...]

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Using Google SketchUp to Comp Images

We know that the days of pencil, markers, and paper have not totally expired, but if you’re in a hurry to provide a comprehensive sketch for your illustrator or photographer, you would be wise to invest a couple of hours with Google SketchUp, a free 3D program from our friends at Google (of course). The [...]

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Free Fonts!

Who doesn’t absolutely LOVE free things? We here at Chauncey Studios are always on the lookout for cost-effective tools for designers and art directors, and we’ve just discovered Font Squirrel, an online repository for all manner of typefaces; most of which are available for commercial use. They also have a large selection of dingbats (not [...]

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The Huge World of Macro Photography

Macro photography is defined as the process of photographing subjects in extreme close-ups, typically of quite small objects. The subjects in macro photography appear as much larger than real life, and often require a delicate hand. This is very true of photographer Felix Salazar and his imagery (click here to see his portfolio of reef [...]

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You Say You Want a Resolution?

It’s been said that “The Devil is in the details.” By no means do we advocate satanic worship, but should you be looking for any devil in any detail, look no further than here. We offer some of the highest resolution images available for tradeshows, point of purchase, rotary billboards, and fleet graphics. Below is [...]

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The Power of the Hasselblad H5D

And it just keeps getting better. We recently upgraded our ability to capture even higher rez images with the introduction of the Hasselblad H5D, capable of capturing 150 megapixels of information (20 x 27 inches at 300 ppi, or a 50mb file). For clients who demand the best, it presents the ultimate solution, especially for [...]

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The Guide to Professional Typography Usage

If you’re a designer of any caliber, you likely own hundreds of typefaces, all of which are ready to jump out there and make your work look absolutely spectacular… but choosing the correct one may present a bit (map) of a problem. No fear though, Card Printing.us has just released an infographic to make that [...]

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Wichita State University Alumni

All of us in this city we call Wichita are extremely proud of the heights achieved by our Wichita State University Shockers Men’s basketball team. As we write, the group is preparing to head to Atlanta, Georgia for the Final Four showdown in the NCAA basketball tournament. Our history with the wonderful folks at WSU [...]

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Bacon and Eggs

Bacon and eggs are staples of almost any American breakfast. Walk into any Denny’s, iHop, or Waffle House (The Riverside Cafe is a local favorite), and you will be hard pressed to find people not engaged in this nourishing ritual. We like to think that the simplest approach is the best, so for your visual [...]

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Bombardier’s Challenger 300

We were recently on hand to witness the initial flight of Bombardier’s updated Challenger 300 in Wichita, KS. The latest version of this super-midsize jet sports (among other modifications) winglets that provide better aerodynamics and increased fuel economy. Bombardier has delivered over 350 Challenger 300s, more than any other jet in the in the midsize [...]

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