Meet Victoria! (our new radtern)

"Radtern" (rad + intern) is a word we just made up because we couldn't find an existing word in the English dictionary that does Victoria justice. She's our first ever intern and we're stoked to have her on board with us this summer! We hand–picked Victoria to join our crew because she's got a lethal combination of talent and personality. She's a senior at the University of Iowa studying Cinema Production and South Asian Studies. Victoria will be helping with our busy portrait workflow and will also be filming several video projects that we have in the works. (details are hush hush for now, but we'll be releasing some no–holds–barred educational photography content that will be off the hook!) Just how rad is Victoria? Since a picture is worth 1000 words, we've summed it up for you in approximately 9000 words:

 

McStudio's New Ride

If you see an orange box of awesomeness whizzing around Ames, chances are it's our new ride! We sadly said goodbye to Bob (our 95' Ford Contour) and we're saying hello to our yet-to-be-named Honda Element. It's a significant upgrade for studio purposes because it holds crazy amounts of stuff when you take the back seats out. Not to mention the suicide doors make it feel like we're driving our very own Turtle Van (which is a childhood dream come true for both of us). If you're working with us this summer, you may very well get a ride in the tangerine machine! To commemorate this significant event we documented the new wheels for strictly historical purposes: