This was a fun shoot that occurred at the top of one of the buildings in Winston-Salem. Â We have featured in this picture the pioneers behind the company Viewfinders Media.
Featured from left to right: Ptolemy Carr, Â Chrisann Parr Ricciardi & Antonio Davis
Behind The Scenes
A few weeks ago The Haddock family approached me about a special project for their son Marquise.Â They mentioned that he is coming out with a CD and they required both photography and graphic design.Â Â We set up a meeting to discuss some of the imagery and set dates to actually do all of the shooting.Â Once the images were captured I spent time creating the 4 pages and CDÂ label using the text, image choicesÂ and font selections from the family.Â During our meeting I had the chance to hear some of the songs and I was really impressed.Â Â This young man is extremely talented andÂ all the songs were written, arranged and produced by him.Â Â Â Below you will find some of the images from ourÂ shoot followed by the final designs.
Here is the disk label that will be printed onÂ each CD.
Listen To Sample Tracks
03 Real Deal (featuring Duceswild)
04 Why I Try (remix featuring Duceswild)
05 Hold You Down
06 Make Her Feel
07 All Alone
08 Takes Too Long
09 Donald Duck Freestyle
10 Just Chillin
11 Already Know
12 Being Me
To order your copy contact Marquise Haddock at (919) 620 – 0688
The CD insert pages are featured below.
McDonald’s is running a campaign to help inform the public that it’s business owners do more than just sell food.Â Moroch Advertising Agency handles all of the advertising for McDonald’s Corporation.Â Â I was asked to photograph several black business owners of the McDonald’s Franchise in Raleigh, Greensboro and Charlotte (North Carolina).Â Below is one of the ads followed by some of the images captured.
I’ve enjoyed my work with Fayetteville State University. Their staff and managementÂ make going to each photo job a very enjoyable experience.Â Â Just recentlyÂ FSU gave me permission to use some of the images on my website. Below are are few photographs that have been used throughout their publications and website.
I had the privilege to work with the Sanders/Wingo Advertising Agency to get three of my images into the 2010 State Farm Calendar which is featured in the January 2010 edition of Black Enterprise Magazine.
Below is the cover to the January 2010 edition of the magazine.
In the three pages below the three images are featured.Â The first is of the couple Chris & Candice out of Raleigh, NC.Â The second picture is of Julian when he played for the band at Hillside High School.Â The last picture is of my son BJ being covered in sand at the beach by Aleah.
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I have had a busy week to the extent that most of the things I thought I’d get done this weekend did not get done.Â However, on Saturday my sons and I made a day trip to Virginia to capture several different photographs for gospel artist Myscha.Â Â The purpose of the shoot was to provide her with several potential choices for her CD album cover. You can learn more about her and her music by visiting www.wix.com/all4praise/myscha
Just in case you’re wondering.Â YES, I had to get in the water to capture the shot below.
Below are some behind the scenes shots of my two sons helping me on this shoot.
I was asked by www.viewfindersmedia.com to create a series of photographs that help to put a new twist on ridingÂ the bus. The photos below are a few of the concepts that we came up with.
This past week I was asked to do a unique task.Â Â I had to photograph a car and its engineÂ then create a poster out of the images that were captured.Â Â Below are the two images I shot followed by the poster.Â I’ve never studied graphic designÂ so it was an interesting experience trying to get everything to look the way I wanted in photoshop. The car was loaned to us by attorney Ralph Fraiser, Jr. ofÂ “Frasier & Griffin Attorneys at Law, Pllc”.Â Clarence Allen of Allen’s Wrench is the automobile genius that built the engine and then married it to this pristine Chevrolet Chevelle.
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