Total Pageviews

Welcome!

Email: Silverimage@bessi.net

Phone: 573-239-4681
PINterest (selected images): CLICK HERE

Flickr (popular): CLICK HERE
Flickr page: CLICK HERE

Facebook: CLICK HERE

My Blog: CLICK HERE
My web page: http://www.JohnHagar.com

Harrisburg MO SPORTS (and some other images): (CLICK) GO DAWGS!!!!!!

A photo and lighting place! Here I'll post some stuff I've shot in the process of learning.

Since my move to Fujifilm equipment (sharper & better) , I now shoot with two Fuji X-E2 bodies.
(until the X-PRO2 comes along, anyway)

* Fujinon XF18-55 f/2.8-4.0 R (SHARP across the range!)
* Fujinon XF55-200 f/3.5-4.8 R (Uber SHARP across the range!)
* Fujinon XF10-24 f/3.5-4.8 R (SHARP across the range!)


Flash stuff:
* 4 Yongnuo 560-IV with commander/transmitter.
* 6 Nikon SB-25/26/28s (old, manual, reliable, nice),
* 6 ancient Sunpak 611 hammerhead flashes (really old, manual, reliable, nice) with big SLA battery packs for studio, tabletop macro and portraits
. (GN=168 = lotsa light for a $50 flash).
* (6) Pocket Wizard and (6) Yongnuo RF-603 radio flash triggers

And
tons of stands, umbrellas, soft-boxes, brolly boxes, mounts, hot & cold shoes (and some lukewarm ones), cords, spigots, clamps, pocket wizard triggers, reflectors, scrims, backdrops, adapters, snoots, grids, batteries , chargers, bags & cases, gewgaws, gimcracks, whatchamacallits, doohickeys, thingamajigs, whatnots, widgets, et cetera.

I love to shoot out on the street, but the technical aspects of photography/lighting are fascinating - and sometimes vexing. I am fortunate to shoot with motivated and inquisitive photographers.


I am available for portraits, senior photos & product photography.

Commercially printed copies (up to 24" x 30" of most photos seen here are available on high quality paper or mounted board for framing.

08 February 2016

The Model Sessions - Portrait shoot

Our local group (Through the Lens Productions) held an un-themed model shoot. I went To practice shooting portraits.

The emphasis here is on the lighting and processing. Takes a wagon to haul in the photo-junk. Well worth it.

Here's a sample of the lighting setup: Strobist: Fuji X-E2 @ ISO 200, Fujinon 55-200 @ f/5.6, (2) YN 560-IV in brollybox camera rt. @ 1/4 power, YN 560-IV gridded on bkgnd. @ 1/4 power, YN 560-IV gridded as hair light @ 1/4 power, white reflector camera left, YN 560TX as radio. 

SilverImage-Lynn Cooper 01-31-16 9667 bw p sm

SilverImage-Ciara Kennel 01-31-16 9645 r

Rachel Nesmeyer 01-31-16 9663 p sm

SilverImage-Marco Patterson 01-31-16 9584

SilverImage-Sara Rose Galbraith 01-31-16 9612 p

SilverImage-Kayla Amet 01-31-16 9591 p

Jeffrey Lopardo; Vietnam veteran - Remembered.

Jeffrey Lopardo; Vietnam veteran - Remembered.

 Jeffrey Lopardo died last December; but, his body has remained, by law, at the coroner's office for 30 days. No family, no one, has claimed his remains. On 29JAN16 the Patriot Guard Riders, along with members of several veteran's organizations and others attended full military services for Jeffrey at the Jacksonville Veterans' Cemetery.
 "Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember them."
The Last Post: Laurence Binyon
 Fuji X-E2 & Fujinon 55-200 & Fujinon 18-55


Jeffrey Lopardo 2

Jeffrey Lopardo 14

Jeffrey Lopardo 1

Jeffrey Lopardo 7

Jeffrey Lopardo 13

Out on the street, Smalltown USA

Fear of cameras

 Fuji-phobia 1 bw

Buskers - Playing in Traffic

Playing in traffic - Armand 2 bw

David Raye - 2015 55 bw

Streetcorner Blues 5

Streetcorner blues


Top o' the mornin'!

Top o' the morning 3

Streetcorner Blues 4

Streetcorner Blues 13 bw

Morning cuppa 201 bw

Waiting it out 57 bw

Big stick bw

10 December 2015

Latest from the street

David Raye - Blues, hung by the neck
David Raye - Hung by the neck 9 bw

main squeeze
Main squeeze_Painting

Family cosplay
Family Cosplay

The 8 1/2 pointer
Donald's 8 and a half pointer

Chanco o' fog
Chance of fog 1

Back to the drawing board
Back to the drawing board 3 bw

Yelling past one another
Yelling past one-another 1

Alternator
Alternator

Facebook repentance
Tweeting repentence


20 November 2015

Glitz & Glamor - The Model sessions III

M3C Productions: April L. Heckemeyer
"Glitz and Glamour"
Photographer: John Hagar (SilverImage)
Various models and HMUA (Click image for details)


Sm_SilverImage_Walter Wright1_M3C_01NOV15_8533bw

Sm_Katrina Dawn Dixon1_M3C_01NOV15_2745bw

Sm_SilverImage_Allison Smiley3_M3C_01NOV15_2772

Sm_SilverImage_Sarah Galbraith3_M3C_01NOV15_2715

Sm_SilverImage_Rachel Peneston1_M3C_01NOV15_8543BW

Sm_SilverImage_Lynn Cooper1_M3C_01NOV15_8623bw

27 October 2015

Sherry and I went to some Fall festivals

Some frog on the deck
Some frog 2015 3

Some tiger
Tiger fan 41

Old Hand
Old hand 9 bw

Liberty Jazz Band
LJB 17

LJB 12 bw - Lo Notes

Codger
Walkback in Time 2015-11 bw

Fair food
Fair food 562 bw

06 September 2015

Sports Boudoir - The Model sessions II

Spent a Sunday afternoon at a "Sports Boudoir" model shoot with M3C Productions & April Heckemeyer. Much fun. Very tiring.

A6

A1

A2

A3

FB1

07 August 2015

Birthday (and some from the street)

Birthday at Fuddrucker's
Birthday at Fudd's 2

My Sherry
Small-town fairs 2015 - 37 Sherry bw

Under the hood
Under the hood sep

Small-town fairs
Small-town fairs 2015 - 36

Multi-task
Modern Multi-tasking

Bad muffler
Bad mufflers

Bird Kung Fu
Pecking Order 3

Interesting faces
Share and share alike 1

Interesting faces 406 bw

Interesting faces 2015 - 102