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[Model group shot - all the famous actors at the bar together with Aaron.]

Saturday Light – Pagitica magazine shoot, Part 2

This is a continuation of the previous post, on my photo shoot for Pagitica magazine. This was our first shot of the day, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald…

[Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald entering the coffee shop, used in publication.]

Saturday Light – Pagitica magazine shoot, Part 1

[Photographer’s note: the photoshoot this two-part series is about was done in January 2015 for Pagitica, a local magazine startup.  Unfortunately, as is so common with emerging publications,…

BRENT PENNINGTON Net Driven employees and their guests revel during the annual company Christmas party, held at the Colonnade in downtown Scranton, PA, on the evening of 05 December 2015.

Saturday Light – lighting on the run

I’ve shot several different gigs lately, but instead of doing a series of Saturday Light posts about each, it makes more sense to lump them together because when…

BRENT PENNINGTON Promotional photos for The New Vintage Ensemble's 2016 production of Shakespear's "Hamlet," featuring Conor O'Brien as Hamlet. Photographed at the Little Brick Theater in Scranton, PA, on the afternoon of 07 November 2015.

Saturday Light – “Hamlet” promotional session

I joined members of The New Vintage Ensemble a couple of weekends back for a promotional shoot – this is the same group who did the fantastic production…

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A few thoughts on radio slaves

I’m still using the Yongnuo RF-602 radio slaves that I purchased back in mid-2011.  I was still shooting with Canon gear then, so the 602s have survived not…

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Saturday Light – portraits with color gels

In this edition of Saturday Light, we’re going to take a look at making studio portraits that are a bit different from the norm, utilizing colored gels to…

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Flashes and funny cycles

I completed my first major photo shoot of the new year on Sunday, a day-long engagement with a group of incredibly talented models and stylists for a local…

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Saturday Light – Lady of the Lake

So it’s a rainy, gloomy Saturday morning, a balmy 48* outside, what do you do to pass the time? Well, if you’re me, you convince your friends to…

Contact Sheet color

Saturday Light: Pride & Prejudice Headshots

Did headshots for the cast of The Vintage’s production of “Pride & Prejudice” over two evenings last week. Simple, clean headshots – nothing fancy here, just working to…

Masquerade Promo shoot pre-visualization sketch.

Masquerade Promo Pre-shoot

Tomorrow night I’m shooting some promo shots for my friends at The Vintage. You won’t see this post until Thursday, at which point the shoot will already be…

Checking Out That Seed

In The Backyard: My Little Chickadee

Chickadees have to be the easiest birds to photograph. As Brent is fond of saying, they’ll fly right up your lens. Something else they’ll do is get fearlessly…

Sara Tomkins models at McDade Park in Scranton, PA, on the evening of 10 June 2012.

Saturday Light: Sara in the summer

You’ve seen some of these photos before, in Tuesday’s OM-D portraiture review. But I wanted to go back and share a few more images from the session as…