Newspaper shoot: Final results

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jjdesanto1, Jun 12, 2007.

  1. jjdesanto1


    May 1, 2005
    Warwick, N.Y.
    John DeSanto
    You'll remember that three weeks ago I hired three NikonCafe photographers to shoot a photo assignment for the newspaper where I'm Director of Photography. Well, the story and photos were published in this past Sunday's paper with great results: Davidzvi ended up with the cover shot and Tyrone Anderson (Tommerifc) also had a shot on the inside pages. One other NC photog was stiffed by the subject and so we ended up with only 2 of the 3 people photographed. (Hey, it happens to the best of us.)

    Here is the front page:


    and the inside spread:

    View attachment 100352

    Thanks to all who stepped forward and to those who wanted to participate and gave their input. To David and Tyrone: Thanks guys - the checks are in the mail and four copies of that day's newspaper have been FedExed to your homes. You did great and I'd certainly recommend you to anyone who asks.

    I hope to try this again real soon.
  2. Thanks so much for posting the feedback on this venture John!
    I think this is way cool and I'm sure that David and Ty had a great time with this experience. I hope they will share their experience here.
    Too bad the 3rd did not happen.
  3. VERY nice!!! The cover shot is terrific, as is the inside spread. Congrats to David and Tyrone! :smile:
  4. MontyDog


    Jan 30, 2005
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  5. It was fun watching this unfold. Thanks for posting the update and the pictures. Great job by both!
  6. Way to go guys you did great
  7. Rick727


    Jun 1, 2007
    Hamilton, NJ
    Congratulations and a great job by all involved.
  8. eng45ine


    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Congratulation Ty and David, my sincerest applause to both of you for stepping up and meeting the challenge. :biggrin:
  9. That's great. Congratulations, guys.
  10. That's great John and congratulations to Tyrone and David.
  11. ibcj


    Dec 19, 2006
    New York
    Congrats to everyone on this project. I have to say it was pretty cool reading the paper and knowing where the photos came from.

    BTW - John, what happened to the photo guru blog on the record's website ? I'm not seeing it on the main page anymore. Is it still on the site ?
  12. win win win, what a great thing!
  13. Way to go David and Tyrone! Complements to John on his choice of stringers.
  14. jjdesanto1


    May 1, 2005
    Warwick, N.Y.
    John DeSanto
    The PhotoGuru blog has moved to the Main News page.

    You can find it here:
  15. Oh My G@d!!!!!!!!



  16. eng45ine


    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Take a bow buddy.....well deserved!
  17. jjdesanto1


    May 1, 2005
    Warwick, N.Y.
    John DeSanto

    That cover shot is as good as anything I'd get from a pro shooter.

    Congratulations, David!
  18. Those all turned out great! Congratulations guys!
  19. Congrats. Great collaboration.
  20. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    I liked the cover shot when I first saw it:>)))

    Way to go John, ya did the guys good.

    Good work guys

    Geezzzz got something for me to shoot

    How about a shuttle shot:>)))))
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