Baseball Factory Yankee Spring Training Experience at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg College.
Drew Anthony Smith These are a few “test shots” from an Athlete of the Year shoot I
Why oh why do I love this picture? Everything about this shoot makes me roll my eyes. First of all, I’m breaking one of my cardinal rules! I HATE HATE HATE making portraits of people holding books, or whatever it is the writer decides the story is also about. So, I don’t do it. If [...]
What a fox, huh? An outtake from my AARP Bulletin assignment in Ambler, PA yesterday. enjoy!
The world is funny, isn’t it? Or at lest that how it seems to me. …but then again, I’m the guy who laughs too much during movies. This is the second installment of my Best Runts of 2010. The first is here. Can I first start by saying I can’t stand lifestyle images. You know what [...]
…during a semi-pro football game.
In my most recent Spring Preview portrait post, I might have made it seem like the studio is not a fun place. but… …as you can see, if you give a hula hoop to some people and fun can’t not be had.
A super costume wins the costume contest for Como, 3, during the Columbia Association’s first Welcome Event of the year, Dog Day Afternoon held at Hopewell Park in Columbia Saturday, April 17, 2010. Como, a rescue boxer, was shown by his owner Jody Stacoffe, from Elkridge. I was not excited about the high noon sun [...]
Below are photos I recently made for an AARP Bulletin story about how New Jersey’s high property taxes effect seniors on fixed incomes. Corinne Bell, partially obscured by artificial flowers on her kitchen table, has lived in the home she and her husband built for 52 years. The widow now lives with three cats, Tiny, Cece, [...]
Right here… awww. c’mon. why aren’t you laughing? I made this little pun while prepping for a shoot involving several thousand dollars (5 figures!) worth of gems and jewelry yesterday.
Saturday, September 26, 2009. My assignment was to shoot the football game. But this kid was too cool to ignore. The 10am Update is a regular feature showcasing some of the best images from my archive.
I was building my lighting set up for a recent shoot and it resulted in a really cool, dark, creepy image. The best thing about it, is that it gave me lighting ideas for my upcoming Athletes of the Year shoots. Sunmee Huh is lit with two gridded alien bees to her right and left.
Reservoir’s David Kuper, bottom, lost to River Hill’s Evan Shebel 11-2 during the 140 weight match. Reservoir defeated guest River Hill 42-16 Tuesday, January 5, 2010. Here’s the Howard County Times story. Lesson learned: when the winning team is depicted by one of the kids who lost their match, there’s a good chance the sports [...]
Thursday night I shot the southern regional cheerleading competition at River Hill High School. Only three of the teams were from our coverage area, River Hill, Marriotts Ridge and Long Reach. Long Reach who placed third in the county, went on to place second in the region. Most of the teams weren’t in our coverage [...]
Keith Kluge, 11, from Forest Hill eyes a
I guess you could say this was my first “important” assignment. The Howard County Times, being hyper-local, wasn’t interested in covering George W. Bush’s inauguration unless there was a local hook. So, I found some. …and what kind of photographer would I be if I didn’t look for non-assignment images? So, there are a few [...]
Reigning Fashion Battle Champs, Laurel High School, hand over the crown during the 2nd annual contest held at the University of Maryland College Park’s Tawes Theatre Saturday January 15, 2005. These photos are from way back when… 2005. This was one of my first assignments as a STAFFER for The Patuxent Publishing Co. As always, [...]
If no one else is around, this is how I sometimes test out my lighting set up. Truth be told, I had a fun Maryland Family shoot article about old wives tales, specifically about how childrens’ faces are threatened to “stick.”
On a lunch table during Manchester Valley High School’s “Maverick Stampede” Wednesday September, 2 2009. The stampede was a 5K run. The School hosted an open house and a school-spirit rally, where the players were honored and the marching band unveiled the MVHS’s fight song.
Children make their way down an inflatable slide during the Sykesville annual Family Fun Day at Cooper Park, Saturday, July 18, 2009.
Sports Columnist for the Columbia Flier and the Howard County Times Stan Ber will be inducted into the Community Sports Hall of Fame later this year.
Ben Bender linked to an article on Emotional Lighting when he commented on my recent post, Shoot the Emotion! So, since I love to use lighting, I think it’s worth discussing. Now, this may not be the best photo to describe emotional lighting, buuuut, it’s by far the most convenient. I shot it Saturday. I [...]
Barely illuminated by the overhead projector, David Donaldson explains the creative writing assignment to his second 9th grade English class of the day. He is in his second year as a