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Oyster Farm Productions helps connect communities. Businesses and organizations struggle to communicate because they are overwhelmed with the day-to-day work to think about clear messaging. We help people share their passions, products, and services within the community (town, city, state, or nation). We don't just bring cameras to the process, everyone with a phone has one of those. We bring creativity, visual integrity, and curiosity to your project and idea. We aren't videographers, we're your communication partners. You know what's best for your business, you know your audience; we help you have lasting conversation with them. As we succeed in our efforts, the world becomes genuinely connected with one another, businesses thrive, and communities grow.
Who We Are
A Rhode Island Based Video Production Company
+1 401 648 7496
Ron Cowie is a Rhode Island based still and motion photographer. He is the principal owner of Oyster Farm Productions, a corporate video company. He loves telling stories (most of which are kinda true).
Ron taught landscape, creative portraiture, and 19th century photography at NESOP for 20 years.
He currently teaches “Video for Photographers” in workshops.
He taught workshops and guest lectured at The George Eastman House in Rochester, NY, The Episcopal School in Alexandria, VA, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
His fine art work is in the permanent collection of the Newport Art Museum, Boston Public Library, and Study Collection of the MFA Boston. His work is represented by Jessica Hagen Contemporary Art in Newport, Rhode Island and the Photo Eye Gallery in Santa Fe, NM.
He earned his B.S. in Anthropology from the University of Cincinnati and graduated from NESOP in 1998 with concentrations in editorial and advertising photography. Ron’s editorial client list includes, Yankee Magazine, Rhode Island Monthly, Bryant University, The University of Rhode Island, SO Rhode Island, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He has a wide variety of commercial and corporate clients.
Alex Bouthillier started out as a “little bit of everything” photographer in 2006. Focusing on sports, portraits, and wedding through high school in Massachusetts and more commercial and fashion photography while pursuing a degree in Computer Science at the University of Rhode Island. Finding a passion in commercial lifestyle and product photography quickly led to branching into video in 2014.
Early video projects included promoting designers at Boston Fashion Week, showcasing members of the Southern RI Chamber of Commerce, and documenting world-class athletes at rock climbing competitions.
Over the last several years Alex has dipped his toes heavily into broadcast advertising and news production, directing commercials for advertisers throughout New England, producing promotional materials for news initiatives, and occasionally gathering news in the field.
When he’s not behind a camera or an edit suite, Alex can be found on the local bike trails or rock climbing area..