WHO TV 13 News Feature

Thank you WHO TV Channel 13 News and Laura Barczewski for the feature on the morning show today. But more importantly, thank you to everyone who I've met along the way that has helped me in one way or another on this crazy quest I've started in trying to photograph all 9 species of owls in Iowa. I certainly cannot take all of the credit as the latter half of[...]

Cityview Magazine: August Feature

Thanks to Cityview Magazine in Des Moines for the nice write-up! Justin Rogers is a Fort Dodge native who glorifies the beauty of Iowa, both urban and rural, in photo prints. A self-employed web designer in West Des Moines, Rogers has the flexibility to “chase the light” that he believes, like Monet chasing haystacks before him, makes or breaks a piece of a[...]

NOW AVAILABLE: Images From the Heart of Iowa photography book

"Images From the Heart of Iowa" - online ordering now available! An 8×10" soft cover book with 74 pages featuring 89 images from around the state of Iowa. Filled with rural landscapes, sunrises & sunsets, wildlife and other attractions – all captioned to give you a little information about each image. All orders shipped within the state of Iowa wil[...]

2017 Country Life Magazine Photo Contest Category Winner

Excited to finally be able to announce that I've been published in another magazine! One of my images was selected as the "Scenery" category winner for a Country magazine photo contest and is published in the 2017 February/March edition of their magazine. Check it out on page 30 or click here to see the other winners online!

Fort Dodge skyline 32'x4' mural dedication in City Council Chambers

In April 2016 at the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance banquet, after receiving an award for winning their annual photography competition I was chatting with Rhonda Chambers regarding photographing the Fort Dodge skyline and saying how there wasn't really a good vantage point besides the hospital rooftop. It just so happened that hospital President and CEO [...]

2016 Photo auction to support Make-A-Wish Iowa

This year I auctioned off a 20x60 Des Moines skyline metal print (estimated value $900) to the highest bidder as of 12/22/16 at 5pm CST with profits being donated to Make-A-Wish Iowa. Bidding started at $500 and Carolyn Goodwin, State Farm Agent was the winning bidder at $1,200. In total, we were able to donate $1,500 this year. Thank you to all who particip[...]