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.
Sports lifestyle photography of the top NFL rookies for Panini America by Chicago Sports Photographer John Gress
Sports lifestyle photography by Chicago photographer John Gress was hired by Panini America to take portraits of the Top NFL rookies in Los Angeles for their trading cards.
During this lifestyle shoot Gress worked to capture a a male lifestyle model playing the role of a father and the child lifestyle model playing his daughter. The pair were playing and doing the dishes in a Chicago living room and kitchen.
When I was just starting out in photography, I really looked up to other photographers who had a lot more experience, because I realized right away that when you looked at their work, you could easily recognize that it was their work, because they had a sense of style.
Over the course of my career I have used White Lightning, Elinchrom, Alien Bees and Profoto lights. I wanted to share with you today why I switched and what I learned along the way.