Doug McBride is one of Central Iowa’s most experienced and sought after professional photographer, and videographers of the past two decades. Doug studied Fine Art Photography and Motion Picture Film at The University of Iowa where he earned his degree in 1987. Since 1993, Doug’s team of experienced photography and audio/video experts have served Des Moines, Ames and residents and businesses from the mid-west with beautiful imagery from their special events.

Doug McBride PhotoCinema is a well-known name in the photography and video industry. Doug is known for his talented vision behind the camera and his fun and outgoing personality. Clients love how expertly he captures their true-to-life emotion with images that are filled with life and romance.

Whether it’s a wedding, engagement session, corporate or promotional work, Doug approaches every photo and video shoot with the same goal in mind – to produce interesting, fun, images for his clients which reveal creativity, energy and beauty.

Doug has been published numerous times and his work has won an assortment of awards and accolades. With packages starting at $500.00, Doug McBride PhotoCinema can capture the essence of an event whether 2 or 2000; Doug excels at capturing imagery that will be cherished for generations.


Photography is an expression of our soul.
Discovery is our joy, inspiration is everywhere we look.
Our passion is the imperfect we make perfect.
We don’t take photographs, we create imagery.
We struggle as we find our visual voice.
We are, PhotoCinema