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Extr-y, Extr-y – Read All About It: Automotive Photography Tips from Packards International Magazine

Extr-y, Extr-y – Read All About It: Automotive Photography Tips from Packards International Magazine

  Hi Friends, Recently, I wrote an article on fine art automotive photography with my good friends and fellow shooters, Bob Allen and Booker Preston, for Packards International Magazine.  You saw some of the images here: REWIND: Photographing the 1955 Packard Patrician – Finished Images and Behind the Scenes. Well, it’s now in print, along with a bunch […]

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1957 Chevy Bel Air – Shooting a Classic

1957 Chevy Bel Air – Shooting a Classic

Hi Friends, Had an opportunity today to photograph a beautifully restored ’57 Chevy Bel Air hardtop for a client who is listing this phenomenal automobile for sale.  (Unfortunately, he wasn’t interested in trading for services… Rats!).  Absolutely pristine classic car!  Thought I’d share a few of the images here…   If you have an automobile […]

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Photographing the 1955 Packard Patrician – Finished Images and Behind the Scenes

Photographing the 1955 Packard Patrician – Finished Images and Behind the Scenes

Hi Friends, Packards are meant to be driven.  Just ask any Packard owner. So, when we approached Don H. about photographing his lovely 1955 Packard Patrician, the goal was to emphasize that aspect of Packard ownership. Using an ultra lightweight boom with specialized automotive photography suction cups and clamps, we’re able to create the impression […]

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Photographing the 1950 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible

Photographing the 1950 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible

Had a wonderful opportunity recently to photograph a BEAUTIFUL 1950 Chevy Styleline Deluxe convertible.  Absolutely stunning automobile, and a gorgeous location to boot. Did a few static photos, and a few with our 15-foot boom for the motion shots.   Thanks again to Jon K. for allowing us to spend a few hours with his […]

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The Haverstick Fine Art Automotive Photography Gallery Exhibition

The Haverstick Fine Art Automotive Photography Gallery Exhibition

Hi Friends, Well, the title is somewhat tongue-in-cheek.  This week, I had the pleasure and privilege of helping Ed Simons of Simons Accountancy Corporation decorate his new office.  Ed is a car guy, and owns a beautiful 1940 Ford that I’ve photographed previously. So, when Ed moved to his larger office space in Anaheim Hills, […]

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To “Infiniti” and Beyond!  Photographing the 2014 Infiniti QX80 SUV

To “Infiniti” and Beyond! Photographing the 2014 Infiniti QX80 SUV

Hi Friends, I had the distinct pleasure of being able to photograph a friend’s new 2014 Infiniti QX80 SUV this past weekend.  Gary’s QX80 is a gorgeous blacked-out model, and it photographs beautifully – reflecting the color of the late afternoon Southern California sky like you wouldn’t believe. Our first location choice was a bust […]

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Behind the Scenes: Shooting the New “Demolition Derby” Commercial for Mercedes-Benz USA

Behind the Scenes: Shooting the New “Demolition Derby” Commercial for Mercedes-Benz USA

Hi Friends, In October of this year, my good friend and fellow shooter, Royce Rumsey, and I had the opportunity to provide “making-of” still photography for Mercedes-Benz USA for their production of a brand new TV commercial for the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The spot highlights the M-Class collision-avoidance safety features by dropping a brand new shiny […]

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Automotive Action Photography – Shooting the 2013 Hyundai Genesis

Automotive Action Photography – Shooting the 2013 Hyundai Genesis

Hi Friends, On a recent rainy day in Southern California, we met in an empty parking lot in Irvine to put my new Rig-Pro automotive photography boom to the test.   I’ve been wanting to shoot Sam’s Genesis for a while, and what better combo than a beautiful red sports car in a gray industrial […]

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Holy Head Turner, Batman! Photographing the ’66 Batmobile

Holy Head Turner, Batman! Photographing the ’66 Batmobile

Hi Friends, “Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed.” About a year ago, I had a rare opportunity to photograph the Batmobile from 1960s TV series.  The owner was gracious enough to allow us to drive in front of, behind, and alongside to shoot car-to-car, and capture this icon of my childhood in motion.  Best of […]

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The Wayback Machine-Shooting the 1962 IH Scout 80

The Wayback Machine-Shooting the 1962 IH Scout 80

  Hi Friends, In a moment of nostalgic weakness (actually, after several years of pining, I suspect), my brother-in-law, Steve, got his dream truck: a 1962 International Harvester Scout 80 4WD. Now, this truck has significance for both of us.  Both our dads worked for International Harvester most of their working careers.  My dad was […]

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