18th Annual Governor’s Black-Tie Invitational Benefit Concert by Keith Urban

18th Annual Governor's Black Tie Invitational Benefit Concert by Keith Urban

On assignment for LV Photo, after dinner, community honors and a charity auction that raised more than $1,000,000 during the evening, the 18th Annual Governors's Black-Tie Invitational - Grand Bash wrapped up the night with a benefit concert by Keith Urban and his band. Supported by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, the event is produced by the Southern Highlands …

18th Annual Governor’s Black-Tie Invitational Grand Bash

18th Annual Governor's Black Tie Invitational Grand Bash

As an assignment photographer for LV Photo, many of the assignments are for extremely worthy causes. The 18th Annual Governors's Black-Tie Invitational Grand Bash showed just how deeply the Las Vegas community cares for its citizens. Endorsed by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, the evening is focused on honoring the community's most deserving, and dedicated to …

The Miracle League of Las Vegas TOPSoccer Inaugural Game For Special Needs Kids

The Miracle League of Las Vegas TOPSoccer Inaugural Game for Special Needs Kids

On assignment as a roaming photographer with LV Photo definitely has its rewards, like covering The Miracle League of Las Vegas' inaugural TOPSoccer game for special needs kids. Supporting the event and donating LV Lights uniforms for the kids, Las Vegas Lights FC owner Brett Lashbrook was joined by players Juan Carlos Garcia, Miguel Angel Garduno, …

Fireworks at Disneyland

4th of July Fireworks

Friends of mine live in Anaheim near Disneyland. They are close enough that literally every night is like the 4th of July as you can view the fireworks from their front yard. Because the setting is basically a dark neighborhood, I decided the best way to shoot last year's 4th of July was to zoom …

SCTA Land Speed Races: 2017 Season Opener

Driver Cal Rothe of Aardema Braun Lattin on his 222.464 mph run.

This was my third time to have the honor to photograph the SCTA Land Speed Races (LSR) at El Mirage Dry Lake near Adelanto, California (links to past coverage follow the gallery below). Each time, I learn more about the races, the vehicles, and SCTA - Southern California Timing Association. Together with Bonneville Nationals, Inc. …

SCTA Land Speed Races: 2016 Season Opener

Driver William Freudiger of Hall Clark on his 253.558 mph run at SCTA - Southern California Timing Association's Land Speed Races at El Mirage Dry Lake

A day at the Land Speed Races is just like any other race day. And yet, it is also unlike any other race day, except that it is held in a remote area of the Mojave Desert at El Mirage Dry Lake, California! (NOTE: We used the Official Results posted in the SCTA site for driver and …

BTS – Curacao Father’s Day Commercial Shoot

Curacao Father's Day Commercial

Shooting a television commercial is just like shooting a movie, only you have 30 to 60 seconds to tell your story instead of 90 minutes or so. This shoot for a Father's Day television commercial for Curacao stores was produced by Onac Pictures in Los Angeles. Just like in a movie, the director plans each shot. …

The Origins of the Name Roth Stock

My memorial to Old School days! A lot of people don't know the origin of the name Roth Stock for my company. Back in the "Old Days" when movies were actually shot on FILM (the F-word!) ... If you ran out of film and you had maybe, three pages of dialogue left, you didn't want …

Connie Cycling Foundation Training Future Champions

Cyclist Katie Russalov

There are so many specialties in photography, viewers are generally not aware of what it takes to get. that. shot! Having only shot inside a velodrome once before, for Connie Cycling Foundation (CCF) a few weeks prior to this shoot (photo blog), I was eager to get back to the oval and see if I could outperform the earlier …

So Much Racing Going On!

Lee Roth working the Starting Line at SCTA - Southern California Timing Association Land Speed Races

From Connie Cycling Foundation in the velodrome to the SCTA - Southern California Timing Association's Land Speed Races at El Mirage Dry Lake, it's been a fast few weeks! While we prepare the blog for the races, thought you might enjoy a little teaser video. This is what is sounds like at the starting line …