It was another star studded jam packed day of Sports Advertising Photography working with the top 40 NBA draft picks for Panini America at the New York Knicks training facility in Tarrytown, New York. And just like NFLPA Rookie Premier, I set up two lighting setups on the same set. so I could take more portraits in the same amount of time.
If you are interested in getting into fitness modeling in Chicago the first thing you need to do after perfecting your body is find a photographer.The biggest thing you should keep in mind is there level of experience and expertise. But most important of all is whether or not you vibe with their artistic style. When planning your shoot you want o try some dynamic action images with athletic props, like this basketball action shots.
Often times when I do a shoot I will alternate between different lighting approaches, and this shoot with fitness model Jamal Akakpo was no exception.
I just posted a video I produced with Adam McMath for Rashied Davis Charities. The NFL player’s not for profit seeks to help young students overcome obstacles to success through inspiration, preparation and discipline. A key component for accomplishing this mission is early literacy intervention.