“Ramblings of a Mad Man”John Woodward
I will start with a personality assessment program which leads to the “Wheel of Self Assessment”
Then I plan on demonstrating several things that I have” created” in my career.
My approach to facial analysis, lighting forms, hair light and “additive” school will be hands-on using audience members. It will be reinforced on screen.
The third part will be on screen and will show a different approach to HDR.
John has spent 40 years producing images for corporations such as Chase, Citibank, Viacom, Paramount, RJR Nabisco, Hawaiian Tropic, Cunard, Hyatt, Unisys and Marriott.
His work in sports includes being the Official Photographer for the New York Yankees for 6 years, He was director of photography for the Avon and Virginia Slim’s women’s tennis championships as well as corporate sponsors photographer for the Jets, Giants, Islanders, Rangers, the New York Marathon and several others.
John was the Corporate Sponsors Photographer for the United States Tennis Open for three decades. He was Unisys’s photographer for the United States Golf Open.
As an event photographer, he covered the Heisman trophy presentation, the NFL Draft, the Emmy awards, and eventually had a headquarters in the New York Marriott Marquis when it opened on Broadway in New York City.
In the world music he has had opportunities to work with the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Bon Jovi, Billy Idol and Billy Joel.
Mr. Woodward was the photographer for the League of American Theater Owners and Producers.
Mr. Woodward has photographed Heads of State, two Popes, the Dalai Lama, Presidents Reagan, Carter, Ford, Bush and Nixon and First Ladies Reagan and Bush.
“As a corporate events specialist you learn that everyday presents a new challenge.
Some days would find you shooting an interior of the corporate boardroom, portraits of the officers and then documenting a charity dinner.
ortfolio followed by illustrations for a television show. The following day would be food photography on location and then a sporting event.
The beauty of our profession is that it doesn’t have to be the same day in and day out.