Category Archives: Photography tutorial

a photo shoot with k-state’s kyle weldon

Recently, I photographed K-State golfer Kyle Weldon for the team’s new poster. For Kyle’s portrait, we set up in the K-State Fieldhouse Development Indoor Facility. I lit him with three White Lightning X1600 flash units: a key light with an umbrella in front of him and two kickers … Continue reading

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a photo shoot with k-state’s akela jones

Recently, I photographed Akela Jones who won the NCAA 2015 Division I heptathlon in Eugene, Oregon on June 11, 2015. The K-State junior from Barbados scored 4,023 points during day one competition to smash the old record of 3,942 points set by Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee in 1985. Jones … Continue reading

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The ROAR of the Jacksonville Jaguars

Recently, I photographed Claire, a former dancer with the Kansas State Classy Cats, who is now a professional cheerleader for The ROAR of the Jacksonville Jaguars. She graduated with an accounting degree in May 2015 and her first game with The ROAR will be against the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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the 2015 kansas relays

K-State’s Adam Deterding competes in the decathlon long jump on April 16, 2015. K-State’s Sarah Kolmer competes in the heptathlon shot put on April 16, 2015. K-State’s Adam Deterding competes in the decathlon high jump on April 16, 2015. K-State’s Adam Deterding … Continue reading

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2014-15 k-state women’s golf team poster shoot

K-State’s Anne Willman K-State’s Chandler Gallagher K-State’s Connie Jaffrey K-State’s Madison Talley K-State’s Olivia Eliasson Recently, I shot individual portraits of K-State’s women’s golf team for a promotional poster. I used a standard four light setup (a key light, a fill light, an accent light and a kicker) with … Continue reading

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2014-15 k-state track and field poster shoot

Erica Twiss, combined events Devin Field, long jump Alyx Treasure, high jump Sara Savatovic, hammer throw Reinis Kregers, combined events Carlos Rodriguez, sprints Ivan Hartung, javelin Tia’ Gamble, sprints Sonia Gaskin, sprints Recently, I shot portraits of K-State’s nine track and field All-Americans for … Continue reading

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a journey to philadelphia and washington d.c.

August 9, 2014: Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest inhabited residential street in the United States. August 10, 2014: A barber’s chair in one of Eastern State Penitentiary’s abandoned cells. August 10, 2014: The City Hall clock tower stands above downtown Philadelphia. August 10, 2014: A statue … Continue reading

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the 2014-15 k-state football poster

The K-State football team huddles around Coach Bill Snyder before their practice at the New York Jets Atlantic Health Training Center in Florham Park, New Jersey on December 27, 2010. The K-State football team huddles around Coach Bill Snyder during a photo shoot for the … Continue reading

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photo shoot in aggieville

Recently, I was asked to shoot some scenics in Aggieville, a six-block dining and shopping district near Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, for some promotional and marketing materials. I approached the managers of the Wabash Bar and Grill, located at 1116 … Continue reading

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k-state hires coach jeff mittie

A portrait of K-State’s new women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie on March 19, 2014. Recently, I had to shoot a portrait of K-State’s new women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie. He was the women’s basketball head coach at TCU before K-State hired him on … Continue reading

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