Walking Along The Rising Tide at Myrtle Beach,S.C.

Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2017
Last month I had the pleasure to visit Myrtle Beach, S.C. One morning while sitting on a balcony 12 stories atop the beach, I started noticing the different ways in which people would walk down the beach. Some would stroll in a more relaxed fashion but some (like the person in this photo) seemed to be on a mission walking close the the tide. See below for a black and white version. Continue reading

Want to Photograph Several Hundred people in One Photo? No Problem!

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Several years ago my good friend and great photographer Paul Alers called me and asked if I would like to help out on local high school reunion shoot.

The deal was Paul and I would shoot a class photo for every year of Fort Hunt High School graduates gathered at a reunion that was in Fort Hunt Park near the City of Alexandria, Va.

Sounds easy enough Paul, I said. How many people are expected to attend? More than 1,000 people he replied. (Be sure to see below for a another photo and six great tips for photographing groups.) Continue reading