2009 wrap up

happy new year! 2009 deserves its own update of sorts. I owe many thanks to my family, friends, second shooters, and clients.

2009 in review

  • My first shoot of 2009 was for a model moving to Dubai, followed by a shoot for Cobra Bluetooth Wireless.
  • Days later, i helped a friend pack to move to Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Harvard University built a modern, new boathouse, CRI Rowing on the Charles River in Boston and I shot the second wedding held there.
  • I shot in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • I shot in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • I went to Niagara.
  • i was hired for a commercial photoshoot for Miele USA.
  • i went to the rural outskirts of pittsburgh for the PVSC scooter rally and watched fireworks launched from the back of a scooter.
  • My grandmother celebrated her 90th birthday surrounded by family at a brunch at the famous Mission Inn in Riverside, California.
  • i was hired as the architectural photographer to photograph a beautiful resort in Jamaica.

By the numbers, just a few…

  • I had 1 lens shatter at a shoot
  • I bought 2 more cameras
  • and 3 new lenses
  • Clients spanned 5 different countries
  • I was published 6 times
  • I went through 6 rolls of seamless backdrops in my studio
  • took 24 flights
  • and bought 24 more rechargable batteries
  • I photographed 35 weddings
  • and a total of over 75 shoots