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…

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.

Hire a Professional Event Photographer

I asked my contact where they expected the student and facility to be standing during the all-important passing of the diploma. They suggested an area in front of a projection screen (ouch!). I suggested another area two feet to the right that provided a floral background and lights. I then taped down some business cards showing them exactly where to stand. I asked them stand for a test shot and showed them the difference (much better).

Professional Photography Equipment

Recently I invested a few thousand dollars on additional lighting equipment and it got me thinking about photography equipment in general. There are many differences between a professional photographer and amateur – one of them being the tools that they bring to the job, having the right tools and knowing how to use them makes all the difference in the world.