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Behind The Scene / “Only The Strong Will Survive” / Wrestling Poster

Wrestler cut out and image edited for a grunge look

A few years ago, I worked on a project for Keith Watson, aka “Watty”, head coach of the John Carroll Wrestling team (a private high school in Bel Air, MD). Watty, who is sometimes referred to the P.T. Barnum of Harford County wrestling — he is always thinking of ways to market and promote his school […]

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Behind the Scene / “In The Spotlight”

Lighting Setup of basketball photography

The other day, I posted an image titled “In The Spotlight”, and it got me thinking of creating a new category under Photography called, “Behind The Scene.”  This category will show/explain how some of my photographs were set-up. This photograph was created in my basement, on pergo flooring that looks like pine. The first challenge […]

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Only The Strong Will Survive

wrestlers

A composite made from 16 individual photos.

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In The Spotlight

Basketball Shots
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Captain, My Captain / Photographing an Oil Painting

Oil Painting of Captain John Webster

A client out-of-state needed a photograph of an oil painting of Captain John Webster, which is hanging in the Harford County courthouse, for an article he was writing. Sounds simple, right? Yes, and No. The simple part is that your subject is very good at standing very still, for as long as you need (duh, […]

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Lose The Diffuser — Outdoors

Stofen Omni-Bounce

The flash diffusers such as the Stofen omni-bounce, Gary Fong Lightsphere and the like, are great little gadgets that can help create soft light in a small room, or a room with a low ceiling. The fact is, these plastic devices that you attach to the end of your flash are not softening the light […]

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