About Me

Name:Ryan Austin Dean

Location: Bossier City, LA

Birth date: April 20, 1983 (29)

Occupations: Student Pastor at The Pentecostals of Bossier City (POBC) & Photographer (RyanAustinDean.com)

Family: I have an incredible, beautiful wife, Shari an awesome baby boy, Raylan, and my “doghter,” Apple.

Hobbies and Interests: I’m attempting every day to live my life to the One who is responsible for everything good in my life: Jesus Christ. He has given me a wonderful wife, an amazing family, a great church to be a part of and work for, and more blessings than I could ever begin to list. I love my youth group; they have the ability to bring out every possible emotion from me, but a concern for the roller coaster lives they live is a burden that I feel God’s put on me, and I hope to never lose it. I believe in their endless potential, and I believe God is going to touch the next generation with the same young people that some have written off.

I’m an undercover geek out of necessity; when I was younger, I realized that I would be picked on mercilessly if I let my inner geek out too often, so I waited until I got home to bust out the Star Trek VHS tapes and read the countless books that removed me from real life and allowed me to duck into my fortress of solitude. Nowadays, I ride around with an Apple sticker on the back of my car and the inner geek isn’t so “inner” anymore. I love Apple computers, photography, soccer, golf, basketball, football, music, reading (especially biographies), writing, and spending time with my family.

My main side interest these days is photography, and I can’t get enough of it. I love it. I really believe it was a gift from God in my life; it’s a constant source of stress relief. I feel natural behind a camera, and I’ll never go without one again.

My current gear: Nikon D700, primarily used with 85mm f/1.4D and 35mm f/1.4G lenses.
(note: if you’re buying photo equipment, buy Nikon or Canon — you can’t go wrong with either)

Again, thank you for checking out my blog. God bless!


9 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Toby says:

    I love your page I have been looking at it and reading it for the past hour! Great stuff..Miss you and Shari!
    Love yall

  2. ryanaustindean says:

    Tober! I have no idea how there could possibly be one hour’s worth of decent content to look at on this site, but I’m glad you found it anyways. 🙂

    Love ya too!


  3. Jasmine says:

    Ry i need you to email me i wanted to show you somethin i seen on yahoo don’t know if youve seen it..goes w/your blogs lately!
    See ya

  4. hey bro. Love the site. I am a student pastor from KY. Sounds like you guys have a lot of cool stuff happening…have a great one!

  5. Tanya says:

    Hey Ryan! I am your cousin Tanya, I am sure you don’t remember me, I haven’t seen you since you were little. I am your Great Aunt Juanita’s daughter. Your mom told me to go to RyanAustinDeanPhotography.com
    but it won’t come up, I did find you here though. Do you have a photography web site that I am missing? You can e-mail me (your mom has my addy) or shoot me a comment on myspace or everyonesapostolic if you can. Keep in touch!

  6. ryanaustindean says:

    Hey, Tanya. For whatever reason, my mom can never remember my site. It’s just http://www.ryanaustindean.com. Just the name. : )

  7. hey man my acoustic band Marielle is really wanting to hire you to take some photos for us. if you could log on and check your photography pages messages you can find more information there


  8. Jakeline Chavez says:

    hey, you’re that guy that was at youth camp, you did an awesome job with your message ‘the soul’ and your wife is a very good singer. hope the best for you. Jakie.
    P.S:My friend Ashley and I kinda stalked you during youth camp cuz we thought you were cute, SORRY!!!

  9. ryanaustindean says:

    Thank ya, Jakeline. Y’all were okay…don’t worry. 🙂

    And yes, my wife is an awwwwwwesome singer.

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