I had a lot of fun with this shoot… it took a little bit of time getting the dress and the hair just right. I used two light for this shot, a beauty dish right above the camera and a second light illuminating the white wall behind her.
Anyone who knows me, knows that I am the clumsiest person on earth. After I finished shooting the Kentucky Derby Saturday I knocked over a bottle of water onto my laptop. Luckily for me, the computer was off at the time. My friends helped me dry it off and disassemble it on the spot. Water was everywhere inside the case.
I toured the new 2012 Obama Presidential campaign headquarters today with 20 of my closest friends with cameras.
I remember this day like it was yesterday. I was 4 months into freelancing again after quitting my newspaper job in Topeka, Kansas, when the Portland Tribune hired me to shoot portraits of the city’s new women’s football team. I was truly finding my voice as a portrait photographer back then. Just looking at these pictures today has me wondering how long it took me to learn not to loom over people or shoot portraits with super wide angle lenses.
I had a great time shooting the Bulls-Hawks game last night. I placed a camera inside the frame that holds up the basket for the first time in my 15 year career shooting the NBA.