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WORLDWIDE BRAND SHOOT FOR OLE SMOKY MOONSHINE

Ole Smoky Moonshine

Ole Smoky Moonshine–a Gatlinburg, Tennessee based, worldwide distributed whiskey–hired us to complete a two-day “lifestyle” shoot. Working alongside Label Industries who managed the account, secured locations, […]

RE-INTRODUCE AND RE-BRAND SUPRO©

Supro DualTone Amp

Based on Long Island, New York, SuproUSA is an amplifier company under the Absara umbrella which includes Pigtronix stompboxes. The relationship began with “we don’t […]

WYOMING EXTERIORS & YELLOWSTONE

Grand Tetons, Wyoming

The town of Jackson, Wyoming is located in the northwest corner of the state and borders the southern entrance to Yellowstone National Park. As part of a $16mil U.S. National Park Service project, we were assigned to photographically document several of the parks trails for repair, restoration and redesign. […]

POST PROCESSING

In the “old days” you shot, brought the rolls to the drugstore and waited to get your slides, or contact sheets or maybe some 3″x5″ black-n-white prints back. You could develop your own film, but still, you had to wait. The only component in your hands was shooting.

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IMAGE PICKS FROM 2014

Borealis Snowbiking, WY

 

Most of our shoots are assignments with specific focus, so it’s refreshing to review a collection of images as a whole and cherry-pick some favorites for you. Contained are 79 images covering portraits, landscape, product, performance, photo-journalism and some random grab shots. Click on the thumbnail then use your […]

LINKING PRINT-TO-DIGITAL

Having worked both sides of the publisher-advertiser fence, we understand the urgency for print publishers to go digital. By producing a digital edition of their title, publishers can ride the tech wave, attract more readers, and gain additional revenue. However, advertisers need some understanding […]

DOWNTOWN MODELING

While driving the “Old Downtown Knoxville” section of town I spotted a woman struggling in an attempt to take some iPhone photos of family and friends modeling her custom designed t-shirts. Having all my gear with me for an earlier shoot, I offered my assistance gratis. […]

RAINBOW FALLS HIKE IN THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS

Smoky Mountains

Roaring Fork Tour–in the Smoky Mountains near Gatlinburg, Tennessee is an 8-mile loop with several offshoots to hike on well established pathways. We chose to hoof the moderately intense 5.7 mile round-trip to Rainbow Falls.

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MOUNT MITCHELL, NC (tallest peak east Mississippi)

Located about 90 minutes outside Asheville, North Carolina is Mount Mitchell–at 6684 ft. it’s the tallest peak east of the Mississippi, it also boast crosswinds of up to 178mph at the peak.

Getting these late dusk shots nearly caused me […]

STRAWBERRY RHUBARD PIE

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As a transplanted Yankee living in Texas for nearing 30-years, I still get the occasional hankerin’ for some northern comfort food. While a sack of sliders is out of the […]

CITRUS BRINE CHICKEN

Living in a heavily wooded, semi-rural area allows my caveman tendencies to surface on occasion, particularly when it involves fire.

Brine chicken in a cast iron skillet. My digital heat gun measured the coal temperature at 798° which means the chicken is done in […]

WATCHES OVER TIME

Lord Elgin 1952, Oscar Jr, for his 15th birthday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I find watches to be cool, captivating little pieces of art—just beggin’ for a closer look. Although these hold little monetary value, they are nonetheless heirlooms representing ticks on our families timeline. All pieces […]

Cinemagraphs

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Cinemagraphs are compact gif files, which, at first glance appear to be a video due to the motion. You quickly recognize that only a small portion of the image actually moves—the rest is static. Cinemagraphs serve simple processes beautifully and the finished file size is reasonable–making for […]

BLOG POST SCROLLBOX / iFrame 360°

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