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(Stay tuned for part II)
|A new helmet to go with a new bike for a Liberian refugee to get to work.|
|A chance to put my bike knowledge to work assembling a new |
machine for a refugee, with the help of "Bike Lady"
Jackie, a fellow journalist.
|One of the images in question, Oak Creek.|
|Our model for the morning, with no special lighting technique.|
|Bottles show when light is pushed through them.|
|Testing the rim light|
|Every client needs options, so vertical|
as well as horizontal with room for type.
|Two backround/rim lights, two umbrellas and a gobo, right, to keep out lens flare from the light on the right. O yeah and a couple of traffic cops to secure the location at the intersection of two hallways.|
|The final image with room for design, as requested.|
|Child-friendly docs at Goodnight Pediatrics.|
|Louis Basile, creator, owner of Wildflower Bread Company.|
|In the Prisma Graphic printing facility the hardest part was picking just one or |
two spots to photograph Bob Anderson, center, owner.
|Photographing a talented colleague in Dan Vermillion, a little like photographing old friends.|
|Beau Lane and crew, working on new campaigns,|
some having SOMETHING to do with pro football.
|...and for all of their hard work? Lots of hardware, |
including, for Beau, an Ad2 Ad Person of the Year in 2013.
|Notice a more complete sense of place, photographing owner, Jo Gemmill through a |
frame of patrons, with the Queen "presiding" from the corner.
English Rose Tea Room, an oasis of a proper English Tea.
|Kerry Dunne of R-Entertainment, loves a good show.|
|Groom reaches for a textbook grab on the run for big yards.|
|Bride shows her mad skills....|
|...until someone makes her pay for her, um, reception.|
|unphased by triple coverage|
|so.... does that count as a catch?|
|Brother of the groom reacts to the rain-soaked turf, but maintains balloon control|
|Karen and Shane Mustoe take care of all of their client's vintage and exotic car needs at Brighton Motorsports|
|Bob Bové grew his business from two to 54 |
service facilities that changes oil and maintains
other vital fluids and filters through his Jiffy Lube
franchise in the Valley.
|Howard and Pat Fleischmann operate five Community Tire auto repair |
shops in the valley. Although tires are a part of their name, the Fleischmanns'
shops are primarily auto repair centers.
How many lights do you think this one took? (not including sunlight!)
|Tom Higginbothom continues to grow the Sun Devil Auto repair shop his |
father started in 1978 with new shops in Las Vegas and Austin.
|Shane Mustoe and crew install a |
rebuilt engine in a classic muscle car.
How DOES one wrap light around the firewall of the car to get into the faces of the mechanics?
|Making the business pictures is about being a little different. I'm grateful to Pat Fleischmann who had not problem risking the white pants to make a fun picture.|
|John Stonecipher, CEO of Guidance Aviation in Prescott|
|Framing up the image as one of the flight school managers, left, prepares to radio |
instructions to a helicopter that will hover in my background for the final image.
|With intermittent sun causing some squinting by our subject, |
Guidance Aviation's photographer, Bryan Matuskey graciously
volunteers to cast some shade.
|Okay, hold the helicopter right there and smile....|
|Secondary shot, getting light inside the bubble, and getting |
the camera positioned for the picture. Unfortunately there was
no room for the photographer.
|The secondary image, CEO and flight instructor in the bubble of one of the school's birds.|
|Gary Haydon and crew were happy to reposition a |
crane to fill the background of this quick portrait.
|The Four Peaks crew is adding a brewing |
space to the roster to keep the Kilt
Lifter, Eighth Street Ale, Hop Not and
other favorites flowing not just into the
restaurants but into stores around
|How to light large stainless steel tanks |
without taking over the brewery? Use
hidden surfaces of the tanks as giant
reflector panels, of course!
|Phil and Christy and their General Manager |
Lonnie keep you comfortable in Sedona.
|Baseball, softball and volleyball venue, |
Mike and Kim's Victory Lane.
|Heating up the Z-Tejas menu|
|Steven, keeping the energy high at Z'Tejas|
|Keeping you cool, Sissy Shank keeps the tradition going at Chas Roberts.|