July 2012

Posted: 07/27/2012 in Webpost

Photo&Video Assignment/Behind the Scenes – Hopped on a flight to Minot, ND with my collegue Jim Yost to photograph facilities under construction in the oil and gas fields of Tioga and Ray, North Dakota. Are you an electrian, a welder or a skilled craftsman? If so – Go North my friend – Go North. ND Facts: NW ND has a jobless rate of .9%, it is illegal in ND to serve beer and pretzels at the same time in any bar or restaurant and the wind blows all the time. LOL.


Tioga, North Dakota

Sneak Peak by iPhone

Tower of Fire

Don Working The Camera – Images created by © Jim Yost

*Wearing full PPE while shooting in 90 degree weather is … kind of a bitch;
For safety reasons – I was forced to shave in case of a H2S leak and needed to use a respirator.

Tioga Lodge – 1200 Room Man Camp

Photo Assignment/Behind the Scenes – Traveled out to Tool King in Lakewood, Colorado to create images of Ben Skigen, E-Commerce Director for the Cover, a Feature and the Table of Contents inside the August 2012 issue of Muti Channel Merchant Magazine. *Final layouts will be posted after publication.

Just For Fun – Traveled to Alma, Colorado & the Pike National Forest to relax and create a few Just For Fun images.

Alma, Colorado. iPhotography © Don Cudney, 2012.

Paris Mill – Alma, Colorado. iPhotography © Don Cudney, 2012.

1000 + Year Old Bristlecone Pine Tree – Pike National Forest – Alma, Colorado. iPhotography © Don Cudney, 2012.

Pike National Forest – Alma, Colorado. iPhotography © Don Cudney, 2012.

Paris Mill – Interior, 2012. iPhotography © Don Cudney

South Park, Colorado, 2012. © Don Cudney

Bristlecone Pine Tree, 2012. © Don Cudney

Photo Assignment/Behind the Scenes – Created images of Jared Michalson for the Denver Vail Orthopedics website. *Final images will be posted after final selection.

Final Edit – Finally accomplished a final (photographers) edit of recent maturnity and newborn images of Kristin & Brielle Brooks – oh yeah, Steven, the Daddy was there as well.

Before …

… & After

Photo Assignment/Tearsheet – Photographed Jaime Castrillon of the Colorado Rapids for the July 2012 issue of Mile High Sports Magazine.

Graffiti Me! iPhone Application – © Don Cudney

iPhotography – Went to dinner – became bored – and these images were the result of that boredom.

Dinner Time, 2012.

Photo Assignment/Behind the Scenes – Photographed Luis Zapata of the Colorado Rapids along with his beautiful family for an upcoming issue of Mile High Sports Magazine. *Final layout will be posted after publication.

BTS iPhotography

Tearsheet – Supporting I Ride I Recycle Campaign 100% – broken/used decks are recycled into art tile instead of contributing to landfill waste. Ask your local skateshop to sign up if they haven’t already.
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Image by Don Cudney

Photo & Video/Tearsheet – Client: Dux Dental. Subjects: Gary Radz DDS & Kendra Clark, Treatment Coordinator. Product: ZONEfree Temporary Cement. Use: Print/Web/Social. Producer: Susan Goddard. Hair & MakeUp: Beth Ryan.

Photo Assignment/Behind the Scenes – Photographed 7 beautiful young women (Ali, Allison, Chelsea, Courtney, Danielle, Hanna & Shelby) for the Pi Kappa Alpha Dreamgirls 2012 calendar. Special Note: I have to give a “shout out” to the KMart at Alameda & South Broadway – if it wasn’t for their close proximity – many of my shoots would have gone … under styled. “Did you ladies bring any black socks today?” ” … and we need a football – or two.” *Final calendar will be posted after publication.

Courtney James, 2012. © Don Cudney

The Gang

Behind the Scenes

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BTS – Instagram & Facebook

Ally by iPhone

Behind the Scenes – 2011 & 2009

Just For Fun – Attended my Cousins wedding and “snapped” a few images to post on Instagram.

The Bride

Archive – I can’t remember if this (film) image was created for a local Hair Salon or just a Modeling Headshot. One aspect of digital photography that I really enjoy – Image Metadata. Image Metadata contains the date, the time and in modern smart phones – the location that the image was originally created.

Archive, circ. 1999 ?

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