IMG Worldwide recently asked us to do a commercial photography shoot for Goodyear Clothing. Originating in Akron, OH, Goodyear has become one of America's most iconic brands. We shot for three days, spending a day at SpeedVegas, a day at Nelson's Landing, and a day at Valley of Fire. Each day started around 6AM, and we utilized a one or two light setup for most of the shots. We worked quickly to get the best light of the day. The best part of working for Goodyear is the variety of cars we get to use for the shoot. The photos will be used for print and online advertising.
The World Arm Wrestling League (WAL) has all the bravado of professional wrestling with the same competitive legitimacy of UFC. I arrived for WAL's annual championship held at The Orleans in Las Vegas. My main focus was on the British competitor "Mighty" Paul Maiden and his recent comeback from a life threatening illness. On the first day I setup a backdrop in the wrestler registration area for to do some portraits. On the second and third day I mostly focused on the competition and doing one light portraits around the arena. The whole event was such a blast to shoot and filled with so many interesting competitors.