Proud to announce that Spots Films, commercial production company out of Atlanta, GA, is now repping Ben Van Hook as a director. Peter Siaggas, Principal / Director, and Scott Knollenberg, Executive Producer put together a great crew up in Birmingham, AL for shooting three :30 broadcast spots for The Campaign for UAB. Production Company: Spots […]
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Monday, 27 October 2014
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
PGA star and European Ryder Cup team member Ian Poulter has written an autobiography, available on Amazon HERE, and we got the call from his London based publisher to shoot the cover. Set up a studio at his house and he was intrigued with the 4×5 camera and the stash of Polaroid Type 55 film […]
Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Directed some new spots for long time client Orlando Harley Davidson. These were unscripted, from the heart, testimonials by team members who work there. John Atkinson, DP, edited by Adam Showen. They are airing in Florida now. We head up to New Hampshire in June to shoot some more.
Monday, 5 November 2012
Shot the cover for the December issue of Golf Magazine of golf phenom Roy McIlroy up in Atlanta, then was off to Miami to shoot Adam Scott for the same month. Roy and Adam were both great to work with, and I even got to play some guitar with Adam on his new Taylor acoustic.
Wednesday, 6 June 2012
Produced and directed 3 spots for Bob Evans with Brunner out of Pittsburgh. They let us close down a Bob Evans Restaurant in Lakeland all day for shooting. These were great folks to work with! Agency: Brunner VP Creative Director: Gordon Robertson Assoc. Creative Director: Mark Rouse Agency Producer: Janet Mason Director: Ben Van Hook […]
Sunday, 22 April 2012
Always cool to photograph a legend… Bob Toski for Golf World Magazine, probably the greatest golf teacher of all time. He even took the time to give me a lesson in the driveway. Now if I could only remember what he showed me.. Also great to be a part of the the beautiful black and […]
Monday, 16 April 2012
Had so much fun working with our friends at PUSH directing this national broadcast spot for Visit Orlando. Some BTS photos below as well.. Creative Director: Chris Robb DP: John Atkinson Editor: Kent Vanderberg
Friday, 9 March 2012
Photographed LPGA star Sophie Gustafson again, this time for Sports Illustrated. It was great catching up with SI writer Alan Shipnuck again who flew in for the story. Thanks to Yolanda Winters and Jen Sens for helping out on this shoot.
Tuesday, 28 February 2012
The ad campaign we directed, produced, and photographed for CAP Brand Marketing with client Sabal Trust won 5 gold Addy Awards over the weekend. This was a great project to work on, thanks Mark Limbach!
Wednesday, 8 February 2012
Shot a great assignment for GolfWorld last month, Sophie Gustafson LPGA player. Sophie decided to go public about her life long struggle with stuttering and Christian Iooss, Director of Photography, gave me lots of latitude on the conceptual portrait of her. Funny story…after we met at the studio I told her about an assignment I […]
Tuesday, 3 January 2012
Universal Studios Florida permanently closed the Jaws ride last night after 22 years. When I first moved to Florida I would wander around the theme parks shooting Kodachrome 200 to satisfy my fascination with all the tourists and the surreal world they inhabited. When I read about the closing it reminded me of a few […]
Monday, 31 October 2011
Thought I’d put this up since Antonio Banderas’ movie Puss In Boots was top cat at the box office this weekend with $34 million. Photographed him out in L.A. at Manhattan Beach Studios for GPD Advertising in Warsaw, Poland a few months back. The ads were for a bank located there and he was a […]
Friday, 16 September 2011
Good display in this month’s Golf Magazine of the shoot with Win McMurry of the Golf Channel. Shot at Lake Nona Country Club in Orlando. It’s the #1 Best of Everything in Golf issue. Also printed a portrait I did of Samuel L. Jackson in the same issue. Both very cool people to work with. […]
Tuesday, 19 July 2011
Got the call from Christian Iooss at Golf Digest to photograph Greg Norman for a retrospective story about his life and career for the August issue. I’ve photographed Greg on two other occasions for the magazine, both were hurried affairs with lots of waiting around followed by 5 minutes or so of craziness trying to […]