I got a shot on a billboard...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by dbirdsong, Nov 13, 2005.

  1. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    A while back I mentioned that I had photographed Ronald McDonald with Kevin Hanson of the Motor City Mechanic hockey team for a billboard and other promotional items.
    Well Saturday night I finally got a chance to see 1 of them (I think there are 3 of them total), so I set up a tripod and snapped off a couple shots of it.
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    So it might not be Star magazine cover like Jonathan got, but still it is pretty cool to me. :cool:
    (I just wish it had paid even 10% to what Jonathan earned for his shot :biggrin:

    This is the post on the shoot.
    https://www.nikoncafe.com/vforums/showthread.php?t=52737&highlight=ronald+mcdonald
     
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  2. I'll bet that is really cool to drive down the street and see one of your pictures staring back at you from a billboard. congratulations for sure.
     
  3. Congratulations Dave. I think it is a high honor to have your picture on a billboard so don't sell yourself short because it is not the Star magazine. This could lead that way where your pics will one day be in a magazine.
     
  4. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    Well I don't know about motor sports magazines since I don't really photograph any motor sports... :biggrin:
    I have had some other "Hockey" photos published in the last year too in small magazines, but my guess is that more people have seen this than those magazines since it is on a very highly traveled road.
    Thanks Melissa for looking.

    Dave
     
  5. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    Thanks Gordon... It was.
     
  6. I am happy for you! Bigger things to come
     
  7. Cool Dave. And way to go.
     
  8. Congratulations Dave!

    Drive down the street and say, "I took that picture."

    Very nice.
     
  9. MontyDog

    MontyDog

    Jan 30, 2005
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  10. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Very cool Dave. Way to go!! :wink:
     
  11. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Congratulations Dave...a billboard today...magazine tomorrow, then.......
     
  12. DAVE VAN

    DAVE VAN

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    Feb 22, 2005
    New Jersey
    Good job Dave, Way to go!:smile:
     
  13. JeffKohn

    JeffKohn

    Apr 21, 2005
    Houston, TX
    Congrats, talk about getting published in a big way. :)
     
  14. Sorry about that Dave. I meant Hockey magazains.
     
  15. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest


    Thanks Jeff... yeah that is a pretty big... :biggrin:
     
  16. yea man!! way to go. I would be estatic!
     
  17. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest


    I thought so..
    I mentioned that I had some other hockey photos published in a magazine, this is link to the online version
    http://www.inspireyourworld.com/issue7/read.php?id=25

    I just wish they would pay me the money they own me for the 2 pictures they used.

    Dave
     
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