I was recently asked to shoot for a really good cause for a program called “Flashes of Hope” This is a program where photographers donate their time and services to photograph young cancer pediatric patients and their families to help in the fight against childhood cancer. It is a fantastic program that raises money for cancer research for kids and also gives the kids and their parents a nice experience of being a star for a day and the parents receive a lasting memory of their child to cherish. Special thanks go to my assistant Abdiel Thorne and my make up artist Candace Wessinger who also generously donated their time for such a worthy cause.
We recently had the opportunity to shoot the “Microsoft In Education” global print campaign. It was an awesome gig which had us creating 45 shots over the course of a fast paced 3 day shoot. Talent on the shoot ranged from young grade school kids up through collegiate age students and teachers. All in all the production from casting, scouting, prepro, shoot and post lasted just over 2 & 1/2 weeks. The Microsoft in Education program is a program that gives computers and software technology to schools around the world so that students of all ages can learn and grow. Working with an awesome team we were able to create a large amount of quality images in a short amount of time. Thanks go to our awesome clients at Microsoft, NHS and FCB. I wish all clients were as great to work with! Also could not have done it without my amazing crew! Here are a few of the first shots of some of the older students. More to come…..
Here is a compilation of video taken from the spots I recently directed for Pure Protein.
Client: Pure Protein
Director: Pete Barrett www.petebarrett.com
Cinematographer: David Hall www.iphotoinc.com
Editor: Emily Mitchell www.filmsaboutfamily.com
Here is a little stop motion behind the scenes video we did from the New Balance ad we shot for Mullen last spring.
So we recently had the opportunity to work with SapientNitro on a great job for Traveler’s Insurance. The job required shooting a guy from “the other team” pulling into a parking lot full of a sea of “home team” cars. Being the only person from “the other team” can be somewhat disconcerting to say the least. This tied in perfectly with Traveler’s tag line which is “Travelers takes the scary out of Life”.
Logistically this job was very complex. How do you get control and ability to prop an entire parking lot full of cars, fill it with fans and shoot a generic large stadium? Click more to read on… Continue reading
So what does LeBron do when he is not on the basketball court or creating a media frenzy? He sells children’s furniture! We recently teamed up with Mullen to produce a series of ads for Home Court by LeBron James. Here are the first two ads from the LeBron James Home Court shoot we did.
They also shot a great commercial to go along with the campaign. Check it out here on Brad Stephens’ website (Brad is the incredibly talented Art Director who hired us) http://www.iambrad.com/HC_1.html
Here are two of my Favorites from a recent shoot with LeBron James. He was extremely cool to work with. Open to suggestions, took direction well and gave us plenty of time to get it done right. Thanks LeBron! Also special thanks to my crew who put in long hours while we waited for LeBron’s plane to land.
Here is the final work from the gig we did recently for Regions Bank. Fun shoot. Everyone was happy and we look forward to working with them again soon!
Retouching by SmallDog Imageworks: www.smalldoggin.com
Spent a couple days shooting at the South Florida Renaissance Festival last weekend. If you’ve never experienced one before, I highly recommend going. These people are a trip. They are all “Good day to you, my lord & Me lady….” It is great how the stay and live in character throughout the festival. Tons of fun! Here is the first series of images from our our first day’s shoot.
As promised here are the final ads for New Balance. We shot these both in Miami. Had a great time working with the folks at Mullen on this one. Special thanks to Scott at Small Dog imageworks for rocking out on the post work again for us! Check out Scott’s Work at www.smalldoggin.com
Just completed another shoot for Turkel Advertising for the Greater Miami Conventions and Visitors Bureau. Continuing last year’s campaign. Shot 3 more ads for them for this year. Knee deep in retouching as we speak. Cool stuff!! Will show the work as soon as I can release it.
Well February is on it’s way out and March is coming in with a bang. I was honored to receive another feature article in PDN in this month’s March issue. They did a 3 page article in their “Tech – E Projects” on the work we did for Turkel Advertising for the current Campaign for The Miami Conventions and Visitor Bureau (MiamiCVB -Tourism).
We’ve been getting some good PR lately in PDN, with winning 1st Place in the Advertising category in the Digital PIX contest, then a small “Behind the Lens” Feature in the following month’s issue (both for the AT&T work we did with BBDO). I’m going to have to send some cookies as a thank you! :- )
To read the article, click the images of the pages to see them large.