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Photos from World’s Largest Golf Outing – Alta Vista Country Club

Photos from World’s Largest Golf Outing – Alta Vista Country Club

I had the opportunity to photograph the Alta Vista Country Club’s “World’s Largest Golf Outing” this week.  The event is a fundraiser for the Wounded Warriors Project. Terrific turnout!  Talking with the Alta Vista Country Club manager, I found out that Alta Vista Country Club had the single largest donation to the cause in the […]

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Conner Haverstick-Class of 2013 – Senior Portrait Magazine

Conner Haverstick-Class of 2013 – Senior Portrait Magazine

Conner Haverstick Senior Portrait Magazine By Jon Haverstick in Senior Portraits Magazine 20 pages, published 6/3/2013   Hi friends, Just finished Conner’s senior portrait magazine, and it’s available for preview via the link above.  This is a terrific way to present a senior portrait session for your graduate – and one that not many of […]

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Jeep Jamboree 2013-Big Bear, CA

Jeep Jamboree 2013-Big Bear, CA

Hi Friends, If I mention, “John Bull Run,” or “Gold Mountain,” or “X-Trails”, or “3-foot Southern Pacific Rattlesnake” what comes to mind?   The 2013 Jeep Jamboree in Big Bear, California, of course!  Great turnout this year, and absolutely PERFECT weather!  I saw more of the mountain that day than I ever have before (and […]

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Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads…

Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads…

Hi Friends, We had a blast last weekend 4-wheeling in Big Bear with our friends, Michael and Bobette, Michael’s brother Marlon, and my good friend and fellow shooter, Royce. It’s the first time my wife and I have ever done something like this, and I guarantee it won’t be the last! It was a dusty […]

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Video and Stills: Photographing the Bienheim June Classic Grand Prix Horse Jumping Show

Video and Stills: Photographing the Bienheim June Classic Grand Prix Horse Jumping Show

Hi Friends, I had a great opportunity to photograph the Blenheim June Classic Grand Prix horse jumping show in San Juan Capistrano this weekend.  As you see from the short video above, and the action images that follow, what an amazing partnership between horse and rider!  To witness a half-ton of hoofed mammal so [apparently] effortlessly sail […]

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Sports Portraits – Teens

Hi Friends, Sorting through the archives and thought I’d post a few sports-oriented portraits. I love doing images like these that show the athlete in his or her natural element. Thanks for dropping by! Jon        

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Location Football Portrait-Andrew B.

Got a call from some good friends in need of an “emergency portrait” for their son, Andrew — kicker for Corona Del Mar HS varsity football.  I had a couple local football fields in mind for the shoot, but none were available at a time that worked for Andrew.  (Between school, church, and football, finding […]

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Track Portraits of Conner – Hard Lighting

Headed over to our local college track to do a few portraits of Conner in his CCHS track uniform today.  Had in mind to do them with strong backlighting for an edgy look and long cast shadows. Setup involved 3 off camera strobes (Nikon SB-800s).  The key light was in a 3′ octagonal softbox, directly […]

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Photographing High School Track and Field

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXYvBQtCupQ] Yesterday was my son’s first high school track meet.  Didn’t get to run, but had a blast hanging with his friends all day.  Weather threatened rain, but never materialized.  Great clouds make for dramatic photos, though. I was joined by my good friend, Royce Rumsey, who never ceases to impress me with his photographic […]

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Air! Skateboarders at Centennial Park

Stopped by the Centennial skateboard park this afternoon on my way to a shoot and grabbed a few quick stills with the D2x / Nikkor 12-24mm combo.  I’d love to go back and do it right sometime, but this sated my need to shoot something today… [clearspring_widget title=”Animoto.com” wid=”46928cc51133af17″ pid=”4ac03cdfec479a62″ width=”432″ height=”240″ domain=”widgets.clearspring.com”] Thanks for […]

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