USARC Peak 2 Peak 20

Peak 2 Peak 20 Slideshow from www.atempletonphoto.com on Vimeo.   Peak 2 Peak is an annual bicycle ride through central California to raise money to help support the non profit United States Adaptive Recreation Center. USARC is recognized as one of the leading organizations dedicated to providing outdoor recreation possibilities to people with physical or cognitive disabilities. Early October for the…

Location Studio Lighting

Using Location Studio Lighting for Portraits Using location studio lighting is an easy way to produce professional results.  Most of the time I will go to a new clients location and scout their offices if they are requesting an environmental portrait.  I prefer to work without surprises. If the client wants to be outside, and there is…

Chefs Dinner 2014

It is that time of year again. Celebrity Chefs Dinner 2014. November 7, 2014 some of the finest chefs in Orange County will prepare a five course dinner with wine paring. The fundraising event for Share Our Selves a organization that serves as a life preserver for the homeless and working poor in Orange County, California. This is one of their annual events that allows them to provide food and basic medical services to those in need.

Irvine Executive Portrait

CEO’s are busy people and the marketing department was hoping to get as much as we could given the limited time this gentleman had. A lot of communication with my contact prior to arriving helped. Of course I brought an assistant. Working fast, moving lights from location to location, composing, and dealing with the unexpected makes having a second set of eyes and hands mandatory on a shoot like this.