Road Trip: Photoshop World Vegas

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I’m off for a week of playing in the sun of Las Vegas.  That is if you define “Playing in the Sun” as sitting in dark hotel conference rooms for several days.  Yes, it’s time for the annual trek to Photoshop World.  It’ll be great to meet up with some friends while improving my Photoshop chops.  Updates to the blog will probably be sporadic this week, but rest assured I’ll be keeping busy :)

Canon Powershop G11 – 1/160 second, f/8, ISO 80

August 31, 2010 at 10:00 am by | Categories: Post

Around the Capitol

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Nikon D3, Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye lens – 1/125 second, f/3.5, ISO 200

August 27, 2010 at 4:36 pm by | Categories: Post

Driver’s Education Photo Shoot

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Here’s a quick sample from the “Driver’s Education” stock photo shoot I did last week.  Keep an eye on my portfolio for the image series to appear soon.

Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 24-105 f/4L lens – 1/125 second, f/5, ISO 200

August 26, 2010 at 11:08 am by | Categories: Post

Face Painting in the Studio

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In preparation for a certain upcoming holiday that involves costumes and candy, I had a couple nice folks in the studio for a face-painting stock photo shoot. It was really cool to watch the artist work through the process of creating the mask on the young model’s face.  Watch for this series to show up in my stock image collection soon.

Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 24-105 f/4L lens – 1/125 second, f/7.1, ISO 100

August 25, 2010 at 4:43 pm by | Categories: Post

From So You Want to Shoot Stock?

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My friend Scott Bourne did a nice write-up yesterday on the Photofocus blog about me and being a stock photographer.  Thanks for the kind words, Scott!


August 24, 2010 at 10:27 am by | Categories: Post



Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 24-105 f/4L lens – 1/60 second, f/4, ISO 200

August 20, 2010 at 10:48 pm by | Categories: Post

Bad Clown?

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Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 24-105 f/4L lens – 1/125 second, f/8, ISO 100

August 19, 2010 at 5:02 pm by | Categories: Post

Behind the Scenes Video: Theater Photo Shoot


Now here is something that I think is pretty cool. My good friend Nicole captured a bunch of video during my movie theater stock photo shoot earlier this year and has put together this ‘behind-the-scenes’ look for me to share. It’s a great way to see just how many people it takes to create some of the images that go into my stock portfolio. I couldn’t begin to do what I do without these awesome folks and their help.

Thanks Nicole for such a great video!

Update:  By request, click here to view my movie theater collection on iStock.

August 18, 2010 at 7:46 am by | Categories: Post

Faces Wanted: It’s Mugshot Madness in the Studio


Saturday August 21st, 2010 has been declared Mugshot Madness day at the RICH.LEGG.PHOTOGRAPHER studio in Draper.  I’m looking for faces to add to the collection of mugshots in my iStockphoto portfolio.  There will be a selection of costumes and a make-up artist & hair stylist on hand to help the participants get into character.

I want faces of any kind, since I will be photographing mugshots ranging from a ‘plain everyday look’ to heavily made-up characters.  In addition, if a participant has a profession that they’d be willing to portray, then by all means let’s do it!

Here are the details:

  • Who:  Anyone who wants to participate
  • What:  Mugshots taken for Stock Photos
  • When:  Saturday August 21, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Where:  RICH.LEGG.PHOTOGRAPHER studio, 584 E 12300 South, Draper UT

Everyone who participates will need to sign a model release (or if under 18 have a parent/guardian sign) to allow the images to be used for sale on iStockphoto.  Each person will receive a copy of their mugshot(s) to use (non-commercially).  Take it from me, mugshots make a great profile pic on Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc. :)

If you’re interested in participating, please drop me an email at

August 11, 2010 at 5:07 pm by | Categories: Post


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Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 70-200 f/4L lens – 1/80 second, f/5, ISO 400

August 10, 2010 at 1:53 pm by | Categories: Post