Revisiting a Photo Shoot From 2015

by | Mar 25, 2022 | Stories & Expeditions | 2 comments

Any guesses as to which State this capitol building belongs to?

150901_James Staddon_5535 Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 70 mm, 1-640 sec at f - 8.0, ISO 200

I’ve only been to this State capitol building one time. Driven through the city many times, but only stopped in downtown once.

And the reason I was there was to take some pictures for a client!

150901_James Staddon_5542 Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 200 mm, 1-640 sec at f - 8.0, ISO 200

He was running for a State office, and wanted some photos in front of the capitol building for his campaign.

He also wanted photos of him doing other various things. Like, a photo that would represent that he loved hunting. I really like how this shot captures the action of that decisive moment when the arrow left the string!

150831_James Staddon_5275 Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 200 mm, 1-40 sec at f - 8.0, ISO 100

This is another shot I really liked. The cornfield and old barn make a perfect backdrop for a 2nd amendment pose in the State in which he was running.

150831_James Staddon_5040 Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 135 mm, 1-320 sec at f - 5.6, ISO 100

We also did a couple photos on a construction work site. That was the business he was in at the time.

150831_James Staddon_4931 Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 50 mm, 1-60 sec at f - 2.8, ISO 800

And what’s a business-man photo shoot without an office photo?! I like this one because it looks authentic and busy, yet organized and productive at the same time.

150831_James Staddon_4717 Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 35 mm, 1-200 sec at f - 4.0, ISO 100

But why am I reflecting back on this old photo shoot?

Because there is now another opportunity to photograph for current Pennsylvania State House Representative Andrew Lewis! And this time you can help provide him with some photos!

I can’t tell you yet what we’re going to be photographing for him yet. Those details will be going live when the next photo assignment is scheduled to launch next Friday. But anyone who wants to can participate! Stay tuned!

Before then, be sure to submit your photos for the current assignment.  It’s ending tomorrow!

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  1. Rhoda

    That’s so neat!! I didn’t know you took those pictures, James. Andrew is a good friend of my family!

    Small world!


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