Upload & Sell: On
Lesson learned on this morning. The boats had been delivered the evening before and placed in slips at the marina. We were scheduled to meet the ad agency people, and the editor of Forbes magazine around 9 at the dock. The young guy from the factory who was in charge of getting the boats exactly where we needed them, our formation pilot for lack of a better characterization, decided the evening before that we would meet up about 5 am, and play a little before all the muckety mucks arrived.
There were so many keepers from this shoot that I couldn't begin to pick my favorite, but the half hour right before dawn was absolutely the most magical. It was so incredibly perfect that something kept telling me it was too perfect. That something was malfunctioning, a card was corrupting, we couldn't possibly be capturing what I was seeing. I double checked everything I could, pushed that negativity off the dock and kept on shooting. The photo editor at Forbes called me to say that she, in all her years at Forbes, had never had so many incredible images to choose from.
This was one of those situations where preparation met opportunity, after air to air work, water to water was second nature.