Frank Dries

Location:

Ballwin, MO

Member since:

December 30, 2011

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Introduction

I'm a divorced father of five kids who enjoys exercise, reading, movies, arts, business, technology, psychology, and marketing. I have a diverse business background working in international sales and program management in the high tech industry.

What would you call your style?

I have been seriously studying photography for about two years now, have learned a lot and realize there is so much more to learn and experience. My style ranges from abstract images of everyday items, to wildlife, landscapes, children, senior portraits and even some wedding photography. I love any type of shot that will capture and convey an emotion, a feeling, a story! Most of my images involve vivid colors and simple subjects, although I've recently been working with b&w images in post and even some duotones that I really like.

Is photography part of your profession?

I have a non-photography job that pays the bills. And I do take a camera with me where ever I travel and make time to shoot. I have done and continue to do some small paying jobs and working to expand that over time.

Have you had any of your work published, exhibited?

I have several photos published in my kids' high school yearbooks! The yearbook sponsor and parents come to me for photos each year--that led to the senior portrait work! I have an online site and post many of the high school event photos there. No exhibits yet except in the homes of clients and family members!

Will you be willing to assist in planning meetups

I'd be willing to help though my travel schedule (international and domestic) can be hectic and unpredictable much of the time.

What Frank Dries is saying about this Meetup Group

All of the group's events organized by Ed and co-organizers (Rich, Grover, others...) are top notch. Everyone if friendly, helpful and always a good time. And we all love talking and sharing photography.

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  • Tonya Hines

    Hello Frank and Welcome to the Photographers of St. Louis I am delighted you have joined our group and I look forward to meeting you soon.

    Dec 30, 2012 10:31 PM
  • Al Ahner

    The Saint Louis Photography Club

    Frank thank you for your comments. Just knowing that you took the time to review all of the photos posted makes the comments even more appreciated! It's really nice to have a person like you in the group.

    Aug 31, 2012 8:49 AM
  • Liway (say: LEE-y!)

    Twas great meeting you at Cedar Lake and to find another photo-phanatic!­ Just wished I didn't drool so much over that spiffy Canon. Welcome to meet ups. Looking forward to your soon "published" photos!!

    May 27, 2012 3:49 PM
  • Peggy aka Krazzy Peg

    Welcome to Livin' Life, Frank! Please check out the calendar of upcoming events, and hope to meet you soon!

    Apr 03, 2012 5:44 AM
  • Jessie

    That would be a great meetup event. Especially in the snow or spring time.

    Jan 15, 2012 9:25 PM
  • Caleb

    Hey Frank... I just created a new meetup for INFJ personality types http://www.meetup.com/St-Louis-INFJ/­­

    Jan 05, 2012 5:11 PM
  • Neale

    Dine Out on a Dime St. Louis

    Hey Frank, welcome to DoD! Hope you can make it to one of our events soon!

    Jan 02, 2012 7:02 PM
  • Edward Crim

    Frank, welcome to the night owls! We hope you can make it to our upcoming meetings!

    Jan 01, 2012 3:40 AM
  • Lisa Levin

    Hi Frank! Nice to hear from you - long time -no see. The Levins are doing great! I hope you and yours are doing well. I actually get updates from Dem and view FB, so do know some things. Love Katie and Demi's photos, they turned out great. Hopefully, I will get to see you soon to catch up!

    Dec 31, 2011 12:48 PM
  • Greg

    Welcome to Singles Cinema, Frank! I'm filling in for the real leader of the group, Matthew. You will find this a friendly group. Look forward to meeting you! Greg

    Dec 31, 2011 9:16 AM
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