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5 simple photography tips to help you shoot like a pro

5 simple photography tips to help you shoot like a pro

I’ve been fortunate enough to gain a fair share of recognition for my photography here at rolling out. For that, I’m eternally grateful. And while I have a ways to go before reaching my photographic zenith, I still get asked on the daily to share some tricks of the trade by novice photographers who wish to [...]

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center: ‘Women Hold Up Half the Sky’

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center: ‘Women Hold Up Half the Sky’

The “Women Hold Up Half the Sky” exhibition is coming to a close in less than 10 days at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center located at 50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 (Phone: 513.333.7500 or Toll Free: 877.648.4838). Closing on March 31, 2013, the exhibition brings to life a story written by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas [...]

Untitled. Mobile, 1956.

Gordon Parks in L.A. (Lower Alabama)

A new generation of film aficionado was introduced to the character of Shaft when Sam Jackson starred in the 2003 re-make. While it was a fresh attempt at modern storytelling, the film didn’t quite have the same intensity or ‘storytelling without words’ feel that the original had. What was missing? The touch of famed photographer [...]

Beyoncé sparkles on ‘Vogue’ cover

Beyoncé sparkles on ‘Vogue’ cover

Beyoncé has become quite the style icon. The wife and mother is fresh off a post-Inauguration “Star Spangled Banner” lip-sync scandal and is still wiping off the dust left after a storm of scathing comments about Super Bowl 2013 performance photos that she never wanted anyone to see. In Queen B style, she more than [...]

Beauty and Success Through Lens

Beauty and Success Through Lens

Cynthia Bailey is a world renowned model, amazing mother, and business savvy entrepreneur. rolling out photographer DeWanye Rodgers explains how amazing it was to see Bailey shed her reality show cover, And there it was … that was the moment I had been anticipating. That was the instant when I realized why Bailey always felt [...]

Beauty and Success Through Lens

Beauty and Success Through Lens

Laura Govan has graced the cover of rolling out magazine October edition. We have only seen Laura’s reality star side, but photographer DeWayne Rodgers sees a whole other side of the Hollywood scarlet. He says, As the photographer on the shoot, the real story to me was the inner beauty that Govan is now working [...]

Pharrell: Places and Spaces I’ve Been

Pharrell: Places and Spaces I’ve Been

Pharrell Williams is releasing a coffee table style book which will feature conversations between himself and friends such as Anna Wintour, Nigo, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Hans Zimmer and Chad & Shae. The book can be pre-ordered at Rizzoli with the release set for October 16. Regular editions of the book will cost $55, but there [...]

Wilda Gerideau Squires

Wilda Gerideau Squires

Wilda Gerideau-Squires is an award-winning fine art photographer who has received international recognition for her abstract images. As the jurors for the ARTROM Gallery of Rome, Italy said of her abstract works in awarding her “Second-Place” for overall excellence in their 2007 exhibition “ABSTRACTIONS”: “Wilda’s photographic images isolate details of common forms and exalt them, [...]

A Picture (of Love) is Worth a Thousand Words

A Picture (of Love) is Worth a Thousand Words

The words that pour through my pen often represent a concentrated overflow of all of the passion, pain and promise that I’ve experienced throughout my 30+ years on earth. And while I work through my ability to freely share all that I am, and all that I hope to become, I take solace in the [...]