So, yeah… there’s another photographer named Matt Roth out there. Professionally, he goes by Matthew Aaron Roth, but to all his friends he’s Matt Roth. Luckily we shoot different subjects. I’m more of a portrait & editorial guy, and he’s an “adventure” photographer. Our only overlap is
Mychael Wright, a friend of mine, agreed to let me make a few lit portraits of him about a month ago. It was a few days after Hurricane Irene came through and his power was still out. So, I used a portable battery pack. Recently I’ve been trying to make as many
This is Stephen Michaels. He’s probably one of my favorite people.
I FINALLY got some new mods for my Paul C. Buff Einstein — an 11″ Long Throw Reflector and two grids. I went from having only a mini-sun to also shaping my light with something highly directional. The idea was to create a dark dark photo. Something moody with deep deep shadows. That’s easy. I just [...]
These are photos from a shoot held on the Bryn Mawr School campus in Baltimore, MD, Sunday, June 19, 2011 for The Collective’s “aLIVE” show at the Creative Alliance Fri Aug 26, 8pm. This shoot was a lotta fun and it went exactly how I like em’ to go… a little
Finally! Grandmommy agreed to a portrait session Saturday, August 13, 2011. She’s 83 — I know! can’ you believe it? She looks great for her age. For the occasion she made us some grilled cheese sandwiches and served ice cream cones for desert. The shoot was also during the Brave’s game. They lost. But it [...]
Since I’ve been in Atlanta I’ve been wanting to make a portrait of Rick and Mom for her Birthday — which is TODAY!!! August 17th!!! Happy Birthday, Mom! They got married last summer, and I really like Rick. He’s a great guy, wonderful to my mom, and they make each other happy. They get each [...]
Okay. I’m a little narcissistic. I have a lot of pride …in how I light stuff. But I wanna get better. Admittedly, I have a few weaknesses. One of which is making a scene not look …uh, lit. weird, right? I also have a harder time lighting indoors than I do blasting my subjects in front [...]
This is the third and final (and most fun) installment from the backyard photoshoots featuring Luceo photographers Kendrick Brinson & David Walter Banks. David has a “non-photo friend” in Ashville who sends him weekly photo challenges. They showing off how crazy their weekends were via photo texts. They call this little escapade, “Sunday Fun Day.” [...]
What’s good for the goose is good for the gander, am I right? …yeah. I know. I just called Kendrick a goose. She’ll probably have a few choice words for me. This is… uh, her gander, I guess? David Walter Banks. They’re both founding members of Luceo Images. …and
I had night time a photo shoot with the lovely lady of Luceo, Kendrick Brinson Sunday, August 7, 2011, in her and David Walter Banks‘s backyard.
Her husband Jeff and her best friend Lori celebrate Keri’s 30th birthday pool party at her brother Kyle and sister-in-law Christina’s house in Marietta, GA Sunday, July 31, 2011. Keri’s on the right, by the way. So… I decided it might be fun if I turned the day into
Instead of crashing on someone’s couch or …worse yet, a bathtub, for my 33rd birthday in Athens, GA, I decided to spring for a hotel room at the Holiday Inn Saturday, August 6, 2011. So, while I was waiting for Logan King and Melissa Holmes to get ready for dinner, I made some …uh, self [...]
Mike Heckart, 58, of Hamburg, had trouble paying $600 a month for medicine before receiving help from the state’s prescription assistance program. Now he pays about $200. I recently got to hang out with Mike Hechart for an AARP Bulletin assignment. The story — which you can read here — is about a Pennsylvania state program [...]
Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin is photographed for The Sporting News.
Brian Beutler, reporter with Talking Points Memo, and Dave Weigel’s (seen below) roommate, works at Sticky Fingers Bakery in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington DC Friday, March 4, 2011. Brian Beutler is part of a friend group comprised of increasingly influential DC political journalists and bloggers. These are some photos from a super fun [...]
Yup! they still exist. Cobblers will fix your shoes. Estefan Karan works at King’s Cobbler in Columbia, voted Best shoe repair for Howard Magazine 2010. Don’t ya just love the textures of all those machines? You know how an amazing experience can make you think a photo is better than it actually is? Well, the [...]
Drew Anthony Smith These are a few “test shots” from an Athlete of the Year shoot I
The Strobist, David Hobby.
Last November I got the chance to make a few portraits of Baltimore Ravens’ defensive back Lardarius Webb for The Sporting News. — thanks to my good friend Jeff Furticella. As expected, I wasn’t given too too much time with Lardarius. I had 30 minutes, but I was able to make a few different looks. [...]
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 [...]
Howard County Times girls soccer player of the year, Marriotts Ridge senior center midfielder Alex Price. This was a big year for me. …2010 is my last year as a newspaper staffer. In this post I’m showcasing the images that I think would easily be considered my “best” images from 2010. These are the images [...]