As promised a few weeks back, I wanted to help make this month one to raise awareness and support for mental health. Whether it be through conversations or general education, my hope is that we will all grow together this month.
There will always be photoshoots that test your creativity, and sometimes there are campaigns that seem to just give you incredible images. Deadliest Catch is definitely a campaign that lends its had to stunning visuals… at the cost of your comfort.
Well, Mo Bros and Mo Sistas, it is indeed that time of year again where we celebrate a bygoned facial decoration in an effort to bring awareness to men’s health.
I can’t remember when it happened, but there was a point in my career that I started to question who could my photography help?
Still photographers and cinematographers usually exist in different circles, so you can imagine my surprise when I received word that I had been nominated for an Emmy… a cinematographer award.
Formula 1 is an addiction that there is not a 12 step program for; then again maybe there is, but I’m not going.
Recently Nikon gave me a couple of brushes and a clean canvas. By brushes I mean lenses… and the canvas was a “shoot whatever you’d like” request.
We all have to face reality, and I need to come clean about mine, I am a nerd. As a kid I watched videos of Richard Avedon and wanted a Hasselblad because he used it. Now that I am grown up, not much has changed.
Day three…. oh day three.
As it was left on Tuesday, I had undertaken a monster shoot that had more complexities that I have sanity. It was a three day shoot that would produce over 90 images, a 15, 30 and 60 second commercials, and grey hair.
On this, the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I thought I would take today’s post and speak about a reason I am where I am with my career in photography. There have been many people that I have to thank for helping me in my career, but today’s post is on one that I can’t.
The life of an advertising photographer is on par with the metaphorical tightrope walk. It is beyond the balancing act almost to a point of daredevil attribute from the inherent risk. There are many great photographers that gravitate towards different avenues of this medium because, let’s face it, advertising is a very complex dance.
With this week’s announcement of the new Nikkor 24-70 VR, I wanted to take a moment to look back on what its predecessor, the 24-70 G, has meant to me.