It's been such a busy couple of months that I nearly forgot to mention that I was recently published in the March issue of Baltimore Magazine. It's a great magazine and one I hope to be doing more work for in the future. This shot was tougher than it looked because my assignment was to photograph this couple and make it look like spring. Doesn't sound that tough right? Well, in the middle of January with a foot of snow on the ground and a fast approaching deadline I had to come up with something.
Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best. We asked Lucy and Tadgh to stand on a picnic table so that we could isolate them against the dreary sky. They were great sports about standing on a picnic table in freezing temperatures while I clicked away. My assistant and I kept it simple by using battery powered strobes to light our setup. I had to do a separate exposure for the sky and then to add a little drama I tweaked the color. Ultimately, the shot turned out great and I learned a lot about Irish sports in the process.
Here's a link to the article online. Luck of the Game If you have never heard of hurling or Gaelic football, check out the videos below. Hurling is one crazy sport!