High School Athletes for Fit Nation Magazine


Photos by Brian TietzPhotos by Brian Tietz140209FitNation0368Jordan Griffith, teenage fencing phenom, photographed for Fit Nation Magazine.140209FitNation0619Photos by Brian Tietz


Fit Nation Magazine approached me with a cover idea March 2014 issue featuring high school athletes.  I initially expected athletes from the usual high school sports, football, basketball, softball, etc.

Instead I was introduced to Jordan Griffith, a fencer currently competing in matches around the country, (dig his skull and crossbones socks!).  We also had Adrian Dougherty, a spitfire 15-year-old competitive weightlifter, who kept us cracking up during the shoot with her quick witted sense of humor.

We started the shoot with Jordan and had him move through a few different fencing stances and motions. Adrian showed up shortly after with a few hundred lbs of weights that looked like giant lifesaver candies.

We shot a ton of images of the both of them and together on white seamless lighting them with a large Octa and then individual shots of them with the colored seamless using a Mola Demi beauty dish. Everything went great and we had a blast shooting these two incredible athletes.

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