How to Photograph your Maestro, his Symphony and Soloists
Private, Individualized, Evaluation & Instruction on taking and preparing your photographs
for Grant Applications, the various Media and Advertising


~ GETTING THE BEST PHOTOGRAPHS OF: ~
The Maestro
Orchestra
Musicians
Soloists
Composers
Introducers
Honored Guests
Audience

~ TIMING WITH THE MUSIC ~

~ WORKING WITH THE CREW ~

~ PREPARING THE VENUE ~

~ SOLVING VENUE PROBLEMS ~

~ MAKING THE BEST USE OF YOUR EQUIPMENT ~

~ DETERMINING THE PHOTO NEEDS FOR ~

The Traditional and New Media
Advertising
What appeals to Grant Givers
Grant Application forms
Your Donor Base

~ HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH ~
Rehearsals
Lectern Introductions
Performances
Bows
Receptions
Fund-raising events
Photo-Ops with donors

Photo ops for media
Interviews on TV
Musician Portraits


~ PREPARING & SUBMITTING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS ~

Selecting your best images
Preparing your images in Photoshop
Submitting your images to the media
Putting your images on-line
Prepare your images for print advertising





D'Lynn Waldron has had experience over decades in live music performance production both in backstage management and in producing video, audio and photographs and in publicizing classical music organizations and performances in all media, including for network broadcast.

Dr. Waldron received the Association of California Symphony Orchestra's Most Valuable Player Award in 2004 for publicizing classical music using her images in the media, advertising and grant applications.
The Santa Monica Symphony was awarded five successive National Endowment for the Arts Grants to bring Artistic Excellence to all ages and segments of the community as show in Dr. Waldron's photographs.

Dr. Waldron is an elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society for photographic studies.

Dr. Waldron's work is commissioned by movies and media and sold all over the world by her agent Corbis.
Tavis's Smiley had D'Lynn Waldron to do all the art, photography, audio and video he used on PBS/NPR/IPR for his appearance with the Santa Monica Symphony .

D'Lynn Waldron has worked for many years in any or all of these capacities:
- Stage production for live performance, network broadcast and Web streaming-
- Creation of DVDs, CDs, Web sites and Web streaming media -
- Publicity in Print, on TV, Radio and the Web
- Still photography, videography, photo-digital art, and digitally painted portraits -
- Public Relations and Community Outreach -
- Coordinating the various aspects of live performance production -
- Work agented all over the world by Corbis -

for the following
Los Angeles County Museum of Arts' Sundays Live concerts: Executive Committee and media production
The Santa Monica Symphony
TheOrchestra Santa Monicay
The Doctors' Symphony
UCLA Philharmonia
The American Youth Symphony
The New West Symphony
The Occidental-Caltech Symphony
The Santa Monica-Malibu School District Webmaster & content creator SMMARTS.info
Tavis Smiley concert appearance: Stage Production and creation of all Broadcast and Web materials*
CNN Special- all of Artwork, Animation and Music
Digitally painted portraits for Jonathan Demme's new movie on Bob Marley
California Arts Council photographs of the Governor
Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce
Stairway for the Stars
Palisades Chamber Orchestra
La Senora Concerts
LA Chamber Players
Santa Monica Symphony Woodwind Quintet
Vista Winds and Vista Chamber Players

Nevada State Opera
Ocean Park Chamber Singers
Capitol Ensemble
Santa Monica Symphony String Quartet
Katya Popov, Danielle Belen, Martin Chalifour, Jessica Rivera
Gary Bovyer, Joseph Meyer
Elizabeth Pitcairn, David Shostac, Peter Sculthorpe, David Avshalomov
Plus many other soloists, choruses, orchestras and chamber groups
and composers of classical music and movie scores.
British Acadermy of Film and Television Arts - BAFTA

D'Lynn's digitally hand painted portraits and animations are featured in publications and on TV shows all over the world. A small selection of her recent work is below
The artwork, animation and music commissioned for the CNN Special 'Chasing Life'
Digitally hand painted portraits of famous New Yorkers for the NY Daily News.
Digitally hand painted portrait of Princess Diana commissioned by People Mag latest movie
Various work commissioned by the FBI for their search for Most Wantad Whitey Bulger
etc., etc.

D'Lynn has decades of proven success in publicity, promotion, and advertising including for the British Government, J. Paul Getty, major international corporations, and the entertainment industry, including symphony orchestras.

Dr. D'Lynn Waldron was made a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and of the Explorer's Club of NY
for her scholarly photo-ethnographic studies of traditional ways of life.
D'Lynn is a voting member of BAFTA, The British Academy of Film & Television Arts
and has written widely reprinted articles about movie composers, based on conversations that include their insights and advice.

NOTE: The Santa Monica Symphony has been awarded successive National Endowment for the Arts grants to bring its Artistic Excellence to the community.
(The Santa Monica Symphony and the LA Philharmonic are the only two symphony orchestras so honored in the Los Angeles Area.)
In 2009, The Santa Monica Symphony, was one of only 64 music organization in the entire United States to receive a second grant from the NEA, the $25,000 NEA economic stimulus grant to give employment to musicians.

D'Lynn Waldron reference links: http://www. DLWaldron.com


D'LYNN WALDRON AND THE SANTA MONICA SYMPHONYX