Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Making a living

I have been shooting a bunch of editorial this week.

I was supposed to have 15 minutes to shoot the head of a local bank but was told at the last minute he would give me 4. 4 minutes to do two set ups on 4x5. Yikes. I was looking forward to chatting with him and helping him "process" all that was going on but we never got that far.

I had not shot a frame when the PR flack called out , "two minutes!!!" WTF. I haven't even started yet.

The other shoot was a lot better. I got to shoot 810 portrait of a couple of guys who invented what looked like a giant Mylar balloon -like the kind you see at kids birthday parties. The interesting thing about this balloon was that if you got too close to it you would catch on fire. They actually demonstrated it by setting a piece of wood aflame. I think it also had some solar power application but I liked its fire starting capability.

Big hike tomorrow and need to attend to those fish in the freezer.

1 comment:

Daniel said...

Isn't it funny how everyone and their dog these days has some form of PR drone?