The International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers is a union in the United States and Canada . They work on an apprenticeship system of training through a new generation of practitioners with on the job training accompanied by classroom work and reading taught by instructors who must be certified. These industrial photographic images are from the 35th Annual Ironworkers Instructor Training Program in Ann Arbor Michigan. Each year the they work to improve and strengthen what is already considered to be the best Instructor training Program in the industry.
Amanda is a new member of our team who Graduated from The Art Institute of Atlanta with a BFA in commercial photography in 2010. During her college years she was awarded the winning entry to the applied Arts Magazine and it’s our belief she will excel in publication photography. She is passionate about perfection and is a master with photoshop. Her clientele includes Merrill Lynch, Barton Malow, Coxe Curry and associates, just to name a few. In our rapidly growing business she is the perfect fit for art directors and graphic designers.
I used a Hasselblad ELX with 180mm Zeiss Sonnar lens. In the early nineties we were still using film, therefore, I used Polaroids to check my lighting and composition. I used three lights: one in a chimera softbox, one from behind as a hair light and sometimes a kick light as well and the third light was used on the background. I’ll add some additional images to this blog in the next few days. My wife, Bette, acted as a stylist and an assistant.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum deeply mourns the passing of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate, and international leader of the Holocaust remembrance movement. In the aftermath of the Holocaust, at a time when the world could not bear to remember, he could not bear to forget. Through his singular moral leadership, intellect, and eloquence, he gave voice to those who had been silenced forever and devoted his life to fulfilling the promise of “never again” for all future victims of genocide. The Nobel Committee described him as a “messenger to mankind.” He was one of the few whose message was not just delivered, but heard. To the end of his days, he mourned that it had yet to inspire the action he envisioned. Read more: https://www.ushmm.org/…/pr…/in-memoriam/elie-wiesel-19282016
I am a Nationals fan, after all, Washington, DC is my hometown.
Photographed at the Metro Marriott in Washington, DC