Archive for the Editorial & Commercial Photography Category

Photo of cat feeding time at Caboodle Ranch in Florida by editorial photographer Scott Holstein.

Caboodle Ranch for Cats in Florida

By Scott Holstein on November 5, 2013


Out in Madison County, near a place called Lee, Florida, lived a man with 500 cats. Craig Grant loved cats so much that he bought 30 acres of rural property and opened Caboodle Ranch, a safe haven for unwanted felines. Feral cats, stray cats, abandoned cats, unwanted cats, shelter cats who would otherwise be put …

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

Photography Tips: The Poor Man’s 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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Portrait of NFL quarterback Christian Ponder's dog licking his face by Tallahassee photographer Scott Holstein.

FSU Quarterback Christian Ponder

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

Tallahassee Magazine’s Top Singles

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

Editorial Portrait Photography of Florida Gov. Charlie Crist

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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Portrait of a man at Harry T’s lighthouse in HarborWalk Village.Portrait of a man at Harry T’s lighthouse in HarborWalk Village overlooking Destin Pass.

Photography Tips & Tricks: What if the Gear Fails Mid-Shoot?

By Scott Holstein on June 24, 2010


I recently traveled to HarborWalk Village in Destin, Florida to complete a marathon of 10 portraits on location in a day for Emerald Coast magazine’s “Top Singles” feature. Efficiency is the name of the game - with a schedule like that I’m running-and-gunning - setting up and shooting quickly and moving on with very little …

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