What a year!

I’ve been having one crazy busy year in the life of Adam Shane Photography!

With a few advertising clients, unit still photography and promo shots for a sci-fi short film, producing my first music video, large concert and festival coverage, several out-of-state and international jobs, a few great new clients and finishing construction on my studio space right off the Las Vegas Strip…. there hasn’t been much time to update this blog or my portfolio.

I do apologize about the lack of news, and have set aside time to catch up on sharing all the great new photos I’ve been accumulating since 2012. I’m currently chipping away at my ridiculously large portfolio of favorite images, and I hope to release a new online portfolio by this weekend. Stay tuned to see some really cool new work =)

In the meantime, I have been re-posting my more social-media active client’s posts on my Facebook fan page… head on over to http://www.facebook.com/ashanephoto to check it out.

NFR 2012 Promo Wall Wrap

Here I am, standing next to my largest non-billboard print to date. Didn't check the exact dimensions, but it's about 15'x11'.  The image behind me is from the NFR 2012 promo campaign for LVE, featuring 2 time world-champion steer-wrestler, Dean Gorsuch and the Las Vegas skyline.  Next time you visit the Thomas & Mack Center is Las Vegas, NV you can see it on the left hand side of the main entrance to the concourse.

Here I am, standing next to my largest non-billboard print to date. Didn't check the exact dimensions, but it's about 15'x11' (As a frame of reference, I'm 6'4").  Next time you visit the Thomas & Mack Center is Las Vegas, NV you can see it on the left hand side of the main entrance to the concourse.

The image behind me is from the NFR 2012 promo campaign for LVE, featuring 2 time world-champion steer-wrestler, Dean Gorsuch and the Las Vegas skyline.

Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012!

New Years Eve 2012 - Las Vegas StripHappy New Year!!!  =)   To start my first post of the year off with a bang… here is a short time-lapse video of the fireworks over the Las Vegas Strip from my 14th floor studio:

Thank you for following my photography this past year.  It’s been a fun one, full of diverse and fascinating shoots.  I’ve never felt more lucky to do what I love to do for a living!

Last January started off great with conclusion of the post-work and release of the   Luxor national advertising campaign.  Shortly afterwards, I found myself on German prime-time TV photographing the finalists of a reality game show, shooting promos for 6Pool Gaming and Evil Dead the Musical.

One of the more unique shoots was for a series of postcards, where I had to play scavenger hunt for the locations and angles in a series of historic photos of Las Vegas landmarks from 50-100 years ago.

Another focus of the year was 3D photography.  I used a state-of-the-art beam-splitter mirror rig with two Nikon D700′s with matched prime lenses to freeze staged action scenes in true-stereo:  Fire Dancers, Celebrity Impersonators, Breakdancers, Welders, Fire-Eating Bartenders and even a blackjack scene at the Sahara Casino.  It’s been an intense process refining the technique and adapting the video rig for dSLRs.

The year hasn’t all been just creating photos.  I’ve also had the pleasure of capturing some of the more unusual sporting events like Monster Jam, Supercross,  Lingerie Bowl, Major League [Video] Gaming, and the otherworldly Kaiju Big Batel Monster Wrestling.

It’s been a slow year for travel with only shoots in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Arizona, Dallas and San Fransisco, but 2012 is about to kick off with 2 weeks in Thailand!  Now that my social media and blog are fully functional, expect TONS of updates throughout the coming year!!

 

Fire Performers Stereoscopic Photo-Shoot

In an ongoing series of 3D action shoots, I’ve been using state-of-the-art stereoscopic technology to freeze dynamic scenes in true photographic 3D.

One of the more interesting shoots was with a group of Fire Performers at the dry lakebed.  The following time-lapse video shows what happened behind the scenes followed by a montage of un-retouched 2D stills

Fire Performers Stereoscopic Photo-Shoot: Behind the Scenes Time-Lapse Video

Vegas Characters Stereoscopic Photo-Shoot

Using state-of-the-art stereoscopic technology, I’ve been producing a series of 3D action photo-shoots.  One epic session featured a few of Las Vegas’ most unique characters, street performers and impersonators.

This time-lapse video is a behind the scenes perspective on the stereoscopic process and hyper-speed record of the10-hour shoot.

http://vimeo.com/23498534

Vegas Characters: Stereoscopic Photo-Shoot – Behind the Scenes Time-Lapse Video

About a minute and a half in, you’ll see photographer Adam Sternberg doing a VR panorama of the shoot. You can see the finished 360° photo here.