On set at Sky Harbor Airport. We were shooting the baggage handling crews on the tarmac and in the belly of the airport for US Airways. We have done quite a bit of shooting in airports across the nation but this was the first time [...]
You will love this…”We have a responsibility to awe.” How lucky we are as creatives to have the opportunity to reach for the awe so often in our work.
Portrait of Jane during a lighting check at the Long Bow Country Club in Arizona in July.
We did a very cool project for the 2012 Sassoon Cut & Color Photo Competition held in Los Angeles earlier this year. We knocked out about 50 individually lit head shots of amatuer models in about 14 hours of shooting at the Brillare Academies in Scottsdale and Chandler. The all amateur component of the shoot made this one [...]
We shot this commercial and theatrical headshot session for Pedram in June. This was his first shoot with a professional headshot photographer. I included a cell phone pic he sent us when he first contacted us. Pedram provided clear examples illustrating the look and feel of the lighting he liked. What is noteworthy here is [...]
This is a industrial video Frank Salle and I produced for Solon Energy GmbH (Germany). It includes still, aerial and time lapse photography of a solar panel array installation at the Biosphere 2 in Tucson, Arizona. The BioSphere folks were kind enough to put our entire crew up for the night in one of their [...]
We are cleaning and reorganizing our archives this month and I came across these BTS images and some unpublished editorial photography from a shoot we did in Fiji with Anthony & Sage Robbins. Being in this business is not without it perks and benes…there is a reason why unrealistic stereotypes associated with being a photographer exist…thats because [...]
You may have heard the sad news that Andy Williams passed earlier this week. I had the pleasure to shoot Andy in the late 80′s and early 90′s. He was a consumate gentleman… creative, professional, and a pleasure to work with. We broke bread at his home in Hollywood a couple of times where he [...]
Every year or two a really cool job comes in out of left field. I am going to need some help next Wednesday on one of these. I have been hired by a event photography company that is manufacturing a portable set for producing photography souvenirs at charity events, fund raisers and malls for holiday promotions. To [...]
You generally won’t find me shooting pictures out the window on plane flights…Im usually asleep before the plane leaves the terminal. We were on our way back from Charlotte last January, it was raining heavily and our crew was soaked and exhausted from 3 days of shooting. As the plane broke through the cloud cover [...]
Congratulations to Sheree Hartwell and FORD/Robert Black Agency for 25 years in business! Jane and I had a good time at Phoenix’s FordRBA Agency Anniversary party last Thurs. I took the pics below during the fashion show / Silvia Bours collection. Wasn’t able to able to find out who did the styling but it was [...]
The September issue of US Airways Magazine highlights their hub city of Charlotte, North Carolina. We did the editorial photography for this month’s story on US Airways flight attendent training center, operations and personnel. Their training facilities include an amazing array of flight simulators and training areas. All the more impressive considering the historic injury free landing [...]
I’ve seen quite a few time lapse photography sequences of NASA loading the Space Shuttle onto their 747 air taxi. Although amazing to watch they are generally much longer than necessary. Here is one that I like that is the best Ive seen and not to tedious and with some add’l camera’s angles and perspectives [...]
We were shooting corporate lifestyle photography for Deloitte at the Sedona Airport earlier this year. Mostly guys and ties getting in and out of their shiny Jet Rangers. As our crew was sitting down to lunch at the Mesa Grill, which is located right on the runway, I looked out the window as this totally bitchen, [...]