Political Science Professor Sarah Stroup, photographed with a Fujifim X-Pro 2 camera and 56mm ƒ/1.2 lens. View the image in the Portraits gallery here.
From now until December 17, 2016, I'm offering a limited selection of photographs at special prices. Prices start at just $50 for the very intimately sized 6 inch x 9 inch print on 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper and go up to $100 for a large 10 inch x 15 inch print on 13 inch by 19 inch paper.
John Bartlett, photographed for Kiwanis International. John heads up the Backpack Food Distribution Program at Ticonderoga Elementary School which provides local schoolchildren with backpacks loaded with food every weekend, delivering the equivalent of 45,000 meals every year.
I photographed John with a Fujifilm X-Pro2 and 16mm ƒ/1.4 lens. There was a Bolt VB-22 (Godox AD360) bare bulb flash to camera left inside a 46-inch Photek Softlighter, triggered with a Cactus V6II radio for high-speed sync. The exposure was 1/640 second at ƒ/4 ISO 200.
"You've got to recognize the 'somebody-ness' of everybody" – John H. WhitePulitzer-price winning photojournalist John H. White recently gave a talk at Middlebury College. Afterward, he took some time to connect with a young admirer.
"I'm faithful to my purpose, my mission, my assignment, my work, my dreams. I stay focused on what I'm doing and what's important. And I keep in flight—I spread my wings and do it." – John H. White
"You sit still too long, you’re out. The derby is all about hitting."
My photo story with text by Blair Kloman about the Addison County Fair and Field Days Demolition Derby is now online at The Warbler. Head over their and check out “Collision Course”.
Above is one of my favorite images from that set. There’s something about this blonde woman sitting proudly on top of her derby entry that reminds me of a Norse warrior about to ride her war horse into battle.
You can view the entire selection of images in the Demolition Days gallery.