My awesome clients friends at Memphis The Musical won big at the 2010 Tonys last night taking home awards for four of their eight nominations including the prizes for Best Musical and Best Original Score. Check out the full list of Tony Award winners on the official site and go see Memphis!!!

Since they opened last year, I’ve done a bunch of work for the musical including photography of the finished Memphis production and the recording of the Memphis cast album. Here are a few of my favorite shots! Continue reading

Recently, I’ve participated in two speaking events:

TechTock Interview

Jack Howard with the Adorama Learning Center interviewed my brother Todd and I about music photography. In case you missed it at the ALC, you can listen to the 45-minute interview here.

APA/NY Panel Discussion

I spoke at a sold-out APA/NY panel discussion on “Presenting Your Work to the New Media Landscape” with Roberto De Luna, photo editor at Time Out New York; Joe Pritchard, a photo rep at Vaughan Hannigan; Alison Zavos of the industry blog featureshoot.com; Alex Wright, co-creator of Dripbook; Erin Rabasca, head of art buying at R/GA. If you missed the event, be sure to check out part one and part two of the highlights by writer/blogger/marketing consultant Kristina Feliciano.

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Welcome to the new and improved www.onelouderphoto.com. In addition to the new design, the site features several improvements that will appeal to photographers, music fans and image buyers alike. Details after the jump. Continue reading

My new business cards

I received press samples of my new business cards yesterday. I loved them so much I just had to share. The cards are printed on a matte black board-weight stock that has a texture similar to rose petals or human skin.

Sound creepy? Trust me when I say that it’s nothing short of awesome.

The text is rendered in a bronze metallic foil that reflects red-to-gold hues depending on the ambient light.

The cards are being produced by the best full-service print house in the country – Prestone Printing. When I first toured Prestone’s massive facilities they were folding tens of thousands of CD inserts for Snoop Dogg’s Rhythm & Gangsta album. If it’s good enough for Snoop, it’s good enough for me.

T-Pain performs at Hot 97 Summer Jam, in East Rutherford New Jersey. July 1, 2008

T-Pain performs at Hot 97 Summer Jam, in East Rutherford New Jersey. July 1, 2008

June 23, 2009 – The New York installment of METAsmart, was a huge success. The seminar series, which teaches photographers how meta data can be used to protect copyright, streamline workflow and increase sales, featured presentations by metadata expert David Riecks, Photoshelter founder & SEO expert Allen Murabayashi, and a panel discussion by meta-savvy photographers Lou Manna, Garfield Hall and yours truly. Continue reading