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Behind The Scenes Video From My Dale Earnhardt Jr Nascar Photoshoot

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Read and learn more about this shoot on Fstoppers.com If you want to see many more of my behind the scenes videos, check out my website: http://www.sondersphotography.com/Behind-The-Scenes/


My Robocop Photoshoot – Part 1 (Preview)

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Well I wrapped up 2013 with the ultimate personal photoshoot (well, my definition of it anyhow). I’ve always wanted to do my own retro Robocop-themed photoshoot and I flew to Phoenix Arizona to do just that. Why Arizona? How did I get a Robocop suit and Robocop 1990′s Ford Taurus police car? I’ll be releasing […]


Preview: Shooting Dale Earnhardt Junior’s Official 2014 #88 National Guard Nascar Team Photoshoot

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Just wrapped the 10+ hour official 2014 photoshoot for Dale Earnhardt Jr and the #88 National Guard Nascar team down in Hammerhead studios in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was awesome! I’ve always wanted to take Dale Jr’s portrait. He’s one of my favorite NASCAR drivers, so I was really honored when I was contacted to […]


Preview: My New Panic At The Disco Alt Press Magazine Covers

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Last month I was in Las Vegas shooting a cover feature on Brendon Urie, the lead singer of the band Panic At The Disco. I’m so pleased with how the entire shoot panned out. I can’t show you all of the photos until the magazine is out next month, but here are a few approved […]


LL Cool J Photoshoot Behind The Scenes

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Last week I had a photoshoot with rapper / actor LL Cool J. This was another fast session, only having about 10-15 minutes with the artist, but this is nothing new for me! LL was a true class act. Friendly and warm with  myself and the entire crew. It made my job very easy. Some […]


My Rod Stewart Portrait: 3 Minutes Of Setup And 2 Shutter Clicks

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My portrait of Rod Stewart: 3 minutes of setup (due to multiple location and schedule changes on the talent side, which is normal on a portrait taking place the same day as a concert) & literally 2 shutter clicks before the shoot was wrapped. Taken with my Phase One IQ140 with their brand new 75-150 […]


What My Last Two Weeks Have Been Like (Hint: zoom, vroom, brrrr, whoosh)

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First of all, apologies for the few blog posts the past month. It has been a wild and diverse 2013 so far! In the past two weeks alone I shot a magazine cover in pittsburgh, taught photography to 250 people in DC (taught over 600 folks in the month of January), filmed a TV ad […]


Photoshoot with UK Pop Star Conor Maynard With Lighting Diagram

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I had a quick shoot in New York City last week with the young star from the UK. He debuted his album in America just a few days ago. This setup was pretty simple. The backdrop is real and not a drop-in. Only had a total of 15 minutes or so for a 3 setups, […]


Gizmodo Just Called Me “The Luckiest Man Alive” And My Interview With Christina Hendricks

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  I’m really starting to enjoy this whole writing thing I’ve been doing recently. Never knew I would end up being a professional writer and celebrity interviewer, but here I am: A high school goof-off turned luckiest man alive. You know what? I am pretty darn lucky. Thanks to the Gizmodo and Gawker team for […]


3 Doors Down Greatest Hits Album – Check Out My Old Tour Photography!

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The new 3 Doors Down Greatest Hits album just came out and if you check out the booklet, you will see a bunch of my photos from when I used to tour with the band (such as the one above). iTunes: http://smarturl.it/3DDGreatestHitsiT Amazon: http://smarturl.it/3DDGreatestHitsAmz Want to see more of my old rock and roll tour photography? You […]


My Ed Kowalczyk Album Cover Is Now Out!

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Check out the album cover I shot for Ed Kowalczyk, formerly of the band Live, in Los Angeles this past summer. Ed’s new EP is available on iTunes now! (Ed K.) The Garden EP is available now on ITunes and Amazon.com in North America! For my international fans, you can head on over to my […]


All Time Low – November 2012 Alt Press Magazine Cover Reveal And Photoshoot Video Trailer

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Last month I had another photoshoot with the rock band All Time Low for the cover of Alternative Press Magazine. Well, 3 special edition covers to be exact. Today, the magazine revealed the covers and the trailer for our photoshoot. The November 2012 issue comes out next month (October 2012). Look forward to sharing the entire spread! […]


Rock And Roll Reunion : 3 Doors Down And The Phase One

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Somewhere about 8-10 years ago, a rock band that was soaring in the charts hired me to be their tour photographer. No, it was not that easy. It’s a long story about how I convinced a magazine to hire me, then got the band to be in the magazine after doing some cold calls, and […]


60 Megapixels Of Glory – Shooting With The Phase One IQ160

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I am excited and proud to announce I have a new partnership with the makers of one of the finest digital camera systems and capture software in the world, Phase One, and my favorite photography plug-ins by Nik Software. Digital Transitions and Phase One have provided me with a brand new Phase One body with […]


Photoshoot: Thomas Dolby Is Blinded With Science On The Cover Of Distro Magazine

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I did this shoot for Engadget’s Distro Magazine in New York City a month or so ago of singer Thomas Dolby. I only had about 20 minutes for this entire shoot due to the subject’s very tight schedule (he had a show that night). I had my lights pre-setup and ready to go by the […]


Filming A New TV Advertisement For Acura : Behind The Scenes

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The past week or so, I have been in New York City shooting a couple of projects. One of my projects was a doozie… I was hired by the ad agency Tier 10 Marketing, under the creative direction of Scott Rodgers, to produce and film a new tv ad for Acura via the New York […]


My Photoshoot With The Music Artists “Big Time Rush” And “Cody Simpson”

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I recently had a photoshoot with teen heartthrob music groups “Big Time Rush” and “Cody Simpson”. Not being a teenage girl, these  guys weren’t on my music radar beforehand, but they were all extremely nice and definitely put on a good music performance on stage. You can see more of my portraits and performance photos […]


The World Debut Of Cedric Gervais “Molly” – My New Music Video Project (NSFW)

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Just to warn you, this may be a little too racy to watch at the workplace… This is the video to the song that had everyone in the music world buzzing due to the Madonna and Deadmau5 twitter battle over it. The song, the buzz over the video, and my production company were all over […]


Have You Seen Molly? [Our Music Video Teaser]

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Below is a teaser for the music video 8112 Studios (my video production company) co-founder Nicholas Cambata and I shot recently with the Red Scarlet for a song by the artist Cedric Gervais. The final video looks crazy. Can’t wait to release it. Have you seen Molly? Apparently Madonna went on stage this past weekend and asked “has anyone […]


“Little White Doves” By Dirty Vegas – My New Music Video Release

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I shot this music video with the new Red Epic camera with my 8112 Studios co-founder, Nicholas Cambata right in Washington DC. It debuted a week ago and has over 100k views on youtube alone. Aiming for 1 million views


NBA Player Rudy Gay Photoshoot For Dime Magazine – November 2011

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My second photoshoot with basketball player Rudy Gay is hot of the presses (you can see my first shoot with him here) in the new issue of Dime Magazine. I took these at the basketball courts he played on while growing up in the Baltimore, Maryland area. Most images were taking with a large softbox as […]


Preview Of My Jack’s Mannequin / Andrew McMahon Photoshoot Spread In The New Alt Press Magazine

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My Jacks Mannequin / Andrew McMahon photoshoot in the new AltPress Magazine. What do you think? Did this shoot at the concert venue Wolf Trap in Virginia. I haven’t even seen the spread in person yet, but my buddy Joe Cereghino sent me this iPhone photo. He saw it while grocery shopping with his baby boy […]


Photoshoot With Lady Antebellum Using The Ferrari Edition Hasselblad H4D

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Had a recent photoshoot with the talented top 40 trio, Lady Antebellum. This was another one of those quick shoots where I only had 10-15 minutes to do a couple of setups due to their tight schedule. The band and their crew was EXTREMELY nice and pleasant to work with. I opted to go natural/environmental […]


Trying Out The New Ferrari H4D On Set With Lady Antebellum

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I’m shooting in 4 states this week: Florida, DC, NYC, and Montana. Yesterday I was in New York City to photograph portraits and performance of the popular band, Lady Antebellum. I will do a longer blog post about this in the next few days with some of the shots I captured and the behind the […]