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The Better Picture: Twin Blends - 082818

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Airs August 28, 2018, at 6 p.m. Mark and Mike Mangham posted some vintage photos of Southern Hills to a Facebook page and got a a great response. Mike blended some of the old shots with some new ones and got numerous requests for more. With his twin brother they began expanding to downtown Shreveport shots applying their then/now magic. The twins blended old and new into a search for a glimpse of the past and a desire to preserve what is left. Twin Blends was born and has moved on to time warping images dealing with drone photography combined with old scene captures. Their photos work on many levels through many ages. Mike and Mark join us on The Better Picture to talk about what they did, what they do, what is possible and more. Join us and for fullest most authentic experience dig out your old transistor radio and play alongside side your digital one. This should be fun!

Ross Foote is a Louisiana native, lawyer, and District Judge in Alexandria who is married to Elizabeth Foote, a Federal Judge here in Shreveport. He moved to Shreveport in 2010 and currently serves in ad hoc judicial appointments, mediation and arbitration, and he devotes time to his photography. Ross is 62 years old, a graduate of Bolton High, Duke, the University of Manchester England, and LSU Law Center Education. At Duke he served as Yearbook photographer. he was the photographer, photo editor, and editor for LSU law school yearbook. He has served as judge for the photo competition at RiverFest in Alexandria, taught photography classes for the Boys and Girls Club in Alexandria, and is a member of the Photographers Guild in Alexandria. Email Ross at ross@thebetterpicture.org