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Warrior Woman with Machine Gun – Rambo Parody

Creative photography of a warrior woman emerging from the water while firing a machine gun.

By Scott Holstein on June 25, 2012

"Rambabe" is my latest personal project, done just for kicks as a creative recharge. It is, of course, inspired by the Rambo movies; I own the '80s trilogy. While watching it one day I decided it would be fun to make creative images that change it up a bit and have a beautiful, tough woman …

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Photography Tips: The Poor Man’s Underwater Camera Housing

Photo of two cave divers floating in a sinkhole, created using a cheap underwater camera housing.

By Scott Holstein on October 5, 2011

The Tallahassee, Florida region lays claim to a unique topographical feature - the Woodville Karst Plain. The karst plain is made of irregular limestone and underground water channels which are tied into the Floridan Aquifer. The Woodville Karst Plain is home to first magnitude springs, sinkholes, and the longest underwater cave system in the United …

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FSU Quarterback Christian Ponder

Portrait of NFL quarterback Christian Ponder's dog licking his face by Tallahassee photographer Scott Holstein.

By Scott Holstein on October 3, 2011

Tallahassee magazine was doing a story on the local animal shelter - the Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Service Center - which was recently awarded $25,000 from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for inspiring the community and adopting out 1,200 animals in 90 days. As it turns out, local celebrity Christian Ponder, …

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Scouting at Lake Jackson in Tallahassee, Florida

Landscape photography of a dragonfly at sunset over Lake Jackson in Tallahassee, shot with an iPhone.

By Scott Holstein on July 26, 2011

A few evenings ago I was scouting a location for an upcoming photo shoot. I had already scouted a half dozen locations, none of which were really working for me. This particular evening I headed to Lake Jackson, which is on the north side of Tallahassee, Florida. I had been to this particular spot before …

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Tallahassee Magazine’s Top Singles

Portrait of a woman in front of the view of downtown by Tallahassee photographer Scott Holstein.

By Scott Holstein on July 13, 2010

I recently photographed Emerald Coast Magazine’s Top Singles in Destin, Florida. Next I was the photographer for more Top Singles for the feature in the current issue of Tallahassee magazine. Over the course of two days I created environmental portraits of 14 of the area’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes on location at Hotel Duval …

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Editorial Portrait Photography of Florida Gov. Charlie Crist

A dramatic portrait of Florida Governor Charlie Crist in the opening spread in 850 business magazine.

By Scott Holstein on June 27, 2010

When Rowland Publishing launched its newest title, 850 Business Magazine, a feature on Florida's governor, Charlie Crist, “The CEO of Florida,” was the cover story in the inaugural issue of the new magazine and I was to shoot the portraits. On the day of the photo shoot, I arrived at the governor’s office in the …

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