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close up baby portrait by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography Dayton Ohio
black and white photography of a Mom kissing her laughing baby by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography Dayton Ohio
studio portrait of three sisters by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography Dayton Ohio
studio portrait of three sisters by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography Dayton Ohio
African American family portrait outside sitting in the grass by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography Dayton Ohio

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Photography at Kenwood Retirement facility

For the past months I have been creating photographs at the Kenwood Retirement facility on Cincinnati, Ohio.

Exterior photograph of  Kenwood Retiement building by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio

This project required me to take exterior, interior and people photographs. I really love working with people but there are times when I like working out the lighting on interior photographs. It takes skill and experience to be able to balance all the lights, the windows and rooms to create images that the client can use for all their needs.

Interor photograph of retirement facility with checkerboard by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio Interor photograph of retirement facility dining room by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio Interor photograph of retirement facility common area by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio Interor photograph of retirement apartment kithchen and bedroom by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio Interor photograph at Kenwood retirement front lobby by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio

My client used these photographs for printed pieces, billboards and even in videos that aired in TV commercials. I was very lucky that the day we did the exterior photographs there wasn’t a cloud in the sky, just blue skies. The retirement facility has a memory floor and they have found that a dog is a great help to the people who have started to loose their memory. The photograph of the nurse with the dog was a candid photography but it was one of the best out of all the images I created.

photograph Kenwood Retiement building nurse with a dog by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio

But a retirement facility is all about how they can help the elderly people on a daily basis, so many of the photographs included people. People in the pool exercising, people eating in one of the many dining areas or using the exercise room. Kenwood retirement facility even has juke boxes so the residents can have a little fun.

photograph Kenwood Retiement building of elderly woman working out in the pool by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio interior photograph at Kenwood Retiement building nurse woman with a juke box by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio Interor photograph at Kenwood retirement workout room by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohiophotograph Kenwood Retiement building dining room by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton OhioOne of the good things about a project like this is I get to use all my creative skills as a certified professional photographer. I get to work with professionals who needs quality photographs for all their public relations and marketing needs. These photographs help Kenwood Retirement facility create a warm and inviting image to the general public.

Newborn Photography

I received the most beautiful Mother's Day statement from a client yesterday. Thank you.
"Dominic's due date was 3/9/10, instead he arrived when I was 25 weeks pregnant a whole 16 weeks premature on 11/27/09 weighing in at a whopping 790 grams and 14". Unfortunately His twin brother Christian didn't survive our traumatic birth. I gave up total control to his doctors to do whatever necessary interventions to sustain life and prayed to GOD for the strength we would both survive the journey ahead. I didn't care what condition he would be in when he was given back to me, so long as one day, I could bring my son home.
After spending 5 1/2 months in the Dayton Children's Neonatal ICU, almost 6months old in this photo and barely 4lbs. He was given to me. Allowed to "fly solo".
Preemie clothes still baggy so we photographed him naked in a NB sized diapers. He is one of the few that have come through such a rough start with a lot of bumps, bruises, near death experiences, and flat lined resuscitation and plenty of Battle Scars from brain surgery from 2 strokes at birth but relatively, cognitively "unscathed". A true medical incredible miracle story that were told in articles in their medical journals of treatments they tried, protocols they made up along the way that worked to save the micro-preemies that came into this world after him.
I share these photos of us taken a few weeks after finally brought him home, on this Mother's Day because it was when I finally was able to feel like a "Mother" I didn't have to ask permission to touch or to hold or feed him, instincts took over and he was all mine. Dan Cleary captured my joy in these photos that are true artwork displayed proudly in my home and hangs on the walls & offices of each member of his incredible medical team at Children's hospital that there that against all odds and statistics, for extreme immaturity."
Happy Mother's Day.
Mother & Baby portrait by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio
Mother & Baby portrait by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio
Mother & Baby portrait by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio
Newborn baby photography by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio
Newborn baby photography by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio

Professional Portraits For Realtor Agents

Sharon Baker and Pam Cook of Baker & Cook Realtors in Bellbrook, Ohio expanded their company to five people and needed new photographs for their company.  We created head shots for each person and also did group photographs. I’ve been helping business people in the Miami Valley with their company image for over 25 years. I’ve worked with 1000s of individuals and companies create professional images. If you need a professional, honest Realtor I fully can recommend Baker & Cook. They have the experience and knowledge to help you sell your home quickly for full price. Their web site is http://www.kw.com/kw/agent/bakercookrecipeforrealestatesuccess.  Dan Cleary has been a professional photographer in Dayton, Ohio for 28 years. In 2015 Dan was named by the City of Dayton Commissioners as a proud Dayton Original. http://daytonoriginals.org/2015/03/18/dan-cleary/

studio photograph of female realtors by Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio

Kenwood Retirement Community Professional Photography

I just finished a commercial photography assignment for the Kenwood Retirement Community in Cincinnati, Ohio. They needed updated professional photography of the exterior and interior spaces of the build. The marketing firm I was working for also wanted photographs of the staff working with the residence who live there. I created a series of photographs of the staff interacting with the residence doing many different things like water therapy in the pool, eating in the dinning room, relaxing in the lounge areas. Here at Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio we work with our clients closely to create exactly what each art director or marketing company or Public Relations firm needs. Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography has been in business for over 28 years helping clients with their professional photography need.

Exterior photograph of Kenwood Retirement community building by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio Interior livingroom photograph of retirement apartment by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio Interior photograph of Kenwood Retirement lobby by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio

professional photograph at Kenwood Retirement community work out room by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio professional photograph at Kenwood Retirement community of nurse with dog by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio professional photograph at Kenwood Retirement community of nurse doing water therapy with an elderly woman by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio professional photograph at Kenwood Retirement community kitchen chef cooking by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio Professional photograph at Kenwood Retirement community car with ederly woman by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio Interior photograph of Kenwood Retirement game room by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio Interior photograph of Kenwood Retirement dining room by Dan Cleary of Cleary Creative Photography in Dayton Ohio