Friday, August 18, 2006

Transmission Lines

I have just returned from an interesting assignment for a long time client of mine. I was shooting in Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico. My client Tri-State Generation & Transmission is currently installing a 117 mile long transmission line. It is my understanding that the cost comes to about $225,000.00 per mile.

The power lines are installed by use of a helicopter, the pilot pulls the line about 2 miles before the line is spliced together. I also shot the construction of the power poles, these poles are of the wood type. I was told that each pole costs about $2,000 - $2,500.00 each.

On the last day of shooting, I had the opportunity to shoot the helicopter from a large bucket. I was about as high as the tops of the power poles, that was a lot of fun! I've attached a photo of me in that bucket, Eric shot this while I was working.

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Also known for his approachable personality, David has the reputation of being a person who is easy to work with who takes the worry out of corporate work. With more than twenty-two years of shooting experience, David has developed a clear understanding of both corporate and designer needs. His work successfully integrates exciting color and strong graphic compositions to effectively communicate his client’s message.

David shoots for many graphic design firms and Fortune 500 companies in Denver, Colorado and nationwide. With 22 years of annual report photography experience, David is at home hovering in a helicopter over a drill rig in the Andes, creating dramatic lighting in a laboratory setting, or shooting a CEO portrait in New York City. He is also an effective communicator, comfortable with all employees from management to support field staff, and sensitive to the political and inter-personal issues at work. David treats each assignment as an editorial essay, stressing strong, compelling images that communicate the story. Finally, he is an excellent problem solver, adapting quickly to changing conditions and technical challenges, remaining focused on the assignment goals while adhering to practical time and financial constraints.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hey David,

Great stuff! A colleague of mine in Columbus OH did a similar job for AEP and it looked like just as much fun. I love the shot of the surveyor. Really nice.
Great job!