As I mentioned a few months back, I am honored to have been selected for Archive’s 200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide. Today, the book is on the shelves in bookstores that still exist, so go check it out.
Color me a skeptic, someone who judges feasibility through a scientific mind, sees believability in reputable results… and then ask me to photograph the ad for the show Finding Bigfoot. Skeptical cynicism aside, producing a photoshoot for a show that hunts a mythological creature was an idea that had never crossed my mind. Before seeing the comps, all I could think about was how much is it going to cost me to have a Sasquatch costume made or will it be easier to work with a CGI company for that? From there my mind drifted into the random abyss that it lives in, and I wondered, “I wonder if making a video of the bigfoot photoshoot is going to piss PETA off the way my River Monsters one did?” Animal rights aside, I was pleased to see the comps for the shoot focused on what I do best, portraits. Admittedly, I have never seen the show, but the concept was interesting and the characters had personalities that would work well with the camera and some good lighting. Negotiations done, we headed out to Colorado to make it happen. My career has shown me that I can work well in the […]