Making Not Taking Photographs

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Posts Tagged ‘Event Photography’

Best Holiday Party 2008

Posted by Mike on December 14, 2008

Every once in a while you run across a class act sort of guy who really knows how to do things that just get people laughing, motivated, and forgetting all the problems of the world.

Here is that guy!

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Mustang for Make a Wish

Posted by Mike on June 30, 2008

We recently did a job for Car Star (nationwide chain of auto repair shops). They were going to sell this car they rebuilt (to almost race standards) and give the proceeds to Make a Wish.

The trick photographically was to get rid of the busy background so we split the photo into two layers and used a lot of blur in the lower layer… painting back the car with a layer mask.


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The “Dukes”

Posted by Mike on May 18, 2008

I was photographing a party for Perkins Coie (the large law firm) and was asked to make sure I got a photo of the two senior partners together….

Immediately I “saw” Mortimer and Randolph Duke from the movie “Trading Places” with Eddie Murphy et al…

So here they are, Seattle style….the-dukes

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