Category: Projects

Capoeira

I photographed this young man a few weeks ago.  He needed some shots of him performing the martial art Capoeira.  I’m not sure I really understand it fully, more like a Brazilian martial art and dance performance art.  He was certainly fit and very athletic. Playing agin with dramatic side lighting.  Need to store my seamless upright!

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Powergirls Model search

Below are shots I did at a day long model Search for PowerGirls.  I was contacted by Peace Robinson and asked to be one of several photographers shooting many models register to compete to be the first Powergirl.  I was the fiorst photographer to show up (on time at 7 am Saturday) and got my choice of several sets.  I choose the casual set in a open courtyard.  In the morning I had my choice of open shade or low sun, later I had straight up sun to work with.  In my wandering around the complex, I saw a car shop and shot some of the girls in there. It was a fun challenging shoot, well organized with very nice models, I wish Powergirls well.  You can see more of the images on my website www.mpk-photo.com/projects

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Fight Club gym

As you will shortly see I have recently shot some local MMA Mixed Martial Arts fighters.  I will shortly post images from the amateur fight at the Palace of Auburn Hill in April.   The images below are some of the fighters training at Fight Club Incorporated in Waterford MI.  http://www.fightclubgym.com  Mike Grable was nice enough to give me access to some of the fighters training in this new facility.

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