National Press Photographers Association

National Press Photographers Association

So it's a big day today. I've been accepted into the National Press Photographers Association. Yup ... I'm smilin' ... BIG TIME! 😀 #NPPA #Photojournalism #PressPhotographers #CodeOfEthics

Editorial: Background Extras and Fame in Hollywood

20th Century Fox Studios

If you are a regular reader of this blog, first ... THANK YOU! There are not a lot of you ... yet. 😉 But, you have probably figured out by now that I'm a background extra in the newly released comedy "Ted 2". And I'll admit, I've been having fun saying hey, I'm on camera! …

Ted 2 – Lots of Fun

Went to an early screening tonight and a small after-party with some of the other extras. There are definitely some funny moments in this movie! If you work in Hollywood, there are a lot of insider gags and walk-ons. Having photographed most of the references, and knowing many of them, it made it really fun. …

Where it All Began

Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, California

Hmmm ... thought I had posted this one! After reworking our About Us section last night, I came across this photo today, taken last April. Our computers were behind the blinds (open at that time) to the left of the door nearest the corner when the company was founded on January 1, 1995. #ThrowBack #PointOfOrigin …

Inner City Youth Programs

I've been reminded this morning about a couple of very important things I learned early on in my days in Hollywood from a truly stand up funny man named Sinbad. He lives by what he says, and as he did with me, he often says, "You gotta give the next guy his break." And one …

Assignment Photographers for PR Newswire

TAG Heuer Big Surf Event Activation

Roth Stock Digital Media is pleased to announce our new relationship as assignment photographers for PR Newswire. We are now accepting photography assignments from major brands and advertisers in Southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada for syndication via PR Newswire services to news organizations worldwide. Assignments include a constantly expanding mix of product launches and …

Cocktails to Benefit Kids Play International

Belamar Hotel, Manhattan Beach, California

These people do such AMAZING work, I can't tell you how honored we are to support Olympian Tracy Evans Land and Kids Play International. Last night was the 6th Annual Cocktails to Benefit Kids Play where more than 30 children were sponsored for a full year. This was our third year as official photographers for the event. …