Photography Tips


To celebrate National Camera Day on June 29, we asked Courtney Cobb, one of our favorite utility pioneers, to share tips for catching great shots of lineworkers. Courtney shares five tactics she’s used to build a solid lineworker image library at Central Electric Cooperative in Redmond, Oregon:
1: Know your lineworkers
2: Bring treats 
3: Change your perspective 
4: Block out time
5: Ask for the shot

Learn how Courtney puts each of these steps to work for her co-op on our best practices blog.

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The greatest shots happen when we trespass others’ personal space and capture the unique beauty of the human personality. But how do you take personal photographs in these times of social distancing?

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Mobile Photo Taking Tips

Mobile Photo Taking Tips


Posted By on Dec 19, 2018

With the advent of mobile devices, preserving memories and sharing them has never been easier. Use these mobile photo-taking tips to make the most of your personal and professional holiday photos.

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Looking for a creative way to engage with your consumers?  Every year, Midstate Electric Cooperative hosts a photo contest for members. Winning photos are featured in the following year’s calendar and displayed in the utility’s lobby. Teresa Lackey, Midstate Electric Cooperative’s marketing and communications manager, says they started mailing calendars to members directly in Ruralite Magazine 5 years ago. “Before we did that, members...

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