Hiland Dairy

Here is some recent work done for Hiland Dairy. We did a combined still and video shoot. More to come…  

Michael Sitorius, MD,

 A portrait of Dr Michael Sitorius, MD for Nebraska Medicine a version appeared in OneThousandOne Magazine : A Legacy of Influence    

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital Portraits – Ad Campaign

If you have known anyone in the heartland who has had a serious spinal or brain injury, you have likely heard of Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital. Over the past two years I have had the privilege of working with Molly Nance and her team on several projects. This year they wanted a campaign that told the stories of their incredible patients who they have helped rebuild their lives. […]

Avenue Scholars Foundation

Commercial portrait

Being a commercial photographer I see my fair share of mundane photo assignments. Recently however, I’ve been able to work with several clients who are doing some great work in the community. One of those is the Avenue Scholars Foundation. We photographed several of the students for the annual celebration luncheon marketing material. The idea was […]

Agricultural Lifestyle


Click on an image to see it larger Farming, Ranching and agriculture — all that makes up the Heartland and it’s life.

Food Photography – Recipe A Month

Known more recently for specializing in portraiture and editorial style photography, I also continue to pursue my love of food and food photography. Below are some of my favorite shots from a shoot I did at the end of last year for Roberts Dairy. The Food Styling was done by local Omaha Chef and Co-founder […]

What is an Environmental Business Headshot?

Business Headshot, portrait

Environmental Business Headshots (using your business environment as a backdrop). Provide the look of a sophisticated editorial style portrait. However by utilizing the same background and setup for several subjects you can take advantage of economies of scale. Besides improving your companies image, quality headshots make happier employees. I recently finished a series of business […]

Lifestyle and People Photography: Brenda

Creative Potential In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Adobe just released Photoshop Lightroom 4. Of course, I have been spending a little time exploring it’s new features. While experimenting I found some new techniques that worked great with this series of images. Almost all the tonal and color adjustments were made  PS Lightroom 4 (only minor […]

Retro Family Portrait

    There are many factors that come into play when making a portrait, whether for business, advertising, editorial or private commissions. One goal is to capture the subjects personality. The portrait below should provide an immediate impression of this family — certainly they like to have fun! No matching khakis and polo shirts here…  […]

Reasons to Consider Black and White Photography?

Black and white portrait of a girl

It’s Classic While Black & White photography may wax and wane in popularity, it’s never completely out of style. Every few years we see a resurgence in its use in advertising images. Abercrombie, the Gap,  and American express, to name just a few, have effectively used B&W in its ad campaigns over the years. You’ll […]

Featured Image: Santa Cruz Beach California

This will always be a favorite image of mine. The little girl was photographed (okay she’s my little girl) on the East Coast and the panoramic in the west Coast. Click for a bigger version.   BTW: If you haven’t signed up to be on my update list you can do it now Subscribe me!

Omaha Riverfront Pictures

The Missouri river is nearing or at record heights and threatening  to flood towns along the river  in Nebraska and Iowa. If your from the area you are well aware of whats happening. Sections of I-29 in Iowa are already closed. Today I took a trip down to the riverfront and took a few pictures […]

Portrait: Rachel’s Eyes

Portrait of Rachel shot on location in Chicago.  Philip Nealey is an Omaha Nebraska based commercial portrait and lifestyle Photographer and Photoshop expert . Posted via email from Philip Nealey

Portrait of Eric

More information about  Corporate Portraits and headshots Philip Nealey is an Omaha Nebraska executive and corporate portrait Photographer and Photoshop expert . Posted via email from Philip Nealey

Airport Portrait Panorama

Over the summer I spent several weeks documenting a family in Chicago. We had only a few hours one day to get this shot of seven planes and the eight family pilots and their spouses. We came up with the idea on the day of the shoot so no pre-production. Three of the planes had […]

Portrait of Donna

This image is part of a series featuring a new technique I’ve been experimenting with. Portrait of Sarah was done with the same technique. Philip Nealey is an Omaha Nebraska based portrait, lifestye and food Photographer / Photoshop expert . To see more phtotography and digttal imageing visit or direct Portraits, Children, Retouching – […]

Portrait of Sarah

Philip Nealey is an Omaha Nebraska based commercial Photographer and Photoshop expert . Posted via email from Philip Nealey

Before and After

2011 Site Changes

The site has been going through a few changes in the past few months mainly to integrate my client website with my main site and make it as seamless as possible. It is now sporting a lighter and a updated logo. My client area is powered by PhotoShelter and allows you to view, comment and […]

Bill’s Hands

Photo from Wyo Rodeo of cowboy’s hands close-up by Omaha photographer Philip Nealey

The Baker, Flour and Dough

Baker prepping work suface

Photo of baker flouring work surface by Photographer Philip Nealey

Portrait: Should I take off my glasses?

Many times people ask me if they should take off their glasses for a photo. I always tell them no– if your wearing glasses during the photo session most likely wear them all the time. When people take them off they are uncomfortable and they squint and in general are more uncomfortable. Glasses become a […]

Photo: Bennet Hall exterior

architectural building photography

architectural photography by Omaha Photographer Philip Nealey

The new is here.

Welcome to the “new” To best use this site think about it more as a blog than just a portfolio site. When you roll over the home page images you will see a “tool tip” near your mouse cursor. This will give you the title of the post it links to — this should […]