Art Strategies Review Required

Cars speeding along Kessler Blvd that continue onto Fox Hill Rd do not slow for stop sign. There is an elementary school near that corner, pedestrians and children playing. In one week I’ve witnessed two car accidents due to high speeds at the intersection. A speed bump is needed on Fox Hill between Kessler and …

Road bump needed @ Crows Nest Fe & Fox Hill Rd Read More »

Please change the ordinance that allows this kind of business to be operated so close to where children live and play! If this kind of business was here when we moved into Holly Hills, we would never have bought this property. This business doesn’t give visitors a positive view of Indianapolis and this area. Everytime …

Lions Den Bookstore on Southport Rd. Read More »

Sometime in the late 20th C it was determined inappropriate for the Nativity scene to be depicted on public property and the crecehe that had been traditionally located on Monument Circle was relocated to the yard of Chirst Church Episcopal. When I was working with Terry Bradbury on the design for a new choir balcony …

Christ Church Cathedral Read More »

Locksley Wellington “Slide” Hampton is an American jazz trombonist, composer and arranger. Described by critics as a master composer, arranger and uniquely gifted trombone player, Hampton’s career is among the most distinguished in jazz. The family first came to Indianapolis in 1938. The Hamptons were a very musical family in which mother, father, eight brothers, …

Slide Hampton Read More »

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For great visuals:

  • Shoot videos and selfies horizontally, not vertically. (Turn your phone sideways)
  • Hold the camera as still as possible or put it on a tripod or other fixed location.
  • Keep the camera at eye level and look directly into the camera lens.
  • Film in natural light if possible. If inside, film near a window with the light in front of you, not behind.
  • Do not alter images or video with filters, color correction, text, emojis, etc. We’ll handle that in final editing! Send the original files.

Below are two examples taken outside with correct lighting. 

Two selfies with good light

Below is an example of a selfie that is backlit and another where the light source is in front of the person.

Good and bad selfie example

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  • Find a quiet location.
  • If having someone film a video for you, please make sure they are close enough to capture good audio.

For video files:

  • Video files may be uploaded as H.264, MOV, WMV, or MP4.
  • Please don’t shoot any larger than 1920 x 1080p and no smaller than 720p.
  • Shooting in 4K is not necessary and will create a large file.

Submission Guidelines

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  • No profanity, nudity, violent or sexually suggestive content.
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  • Copy may be edited if lengthy.