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Congrats to CX National Champion 2017 Stephen Hyde – Team Cannondale Cyclocrossworld

Congrats to CX National Champion 2017 Stephen Hyde – Team Cannondale Cyclocrossworld

Yesterday Stephen Hyde crossed the finish line first at the Cyclocross National Championship in Hartford, CT!   In 2015 Coppola Photography had the opportunity to photograph Team Cannondale Cyclocrossworld at the Cannondale Headquarters in Connecticut.  Stephen was a soft-spoken gentlemen with a quiet fierceness about…

Swimming Athlete Portraits- Personal Project

Swimming Athlete Portraits- Personal Project

Swimming athlete portraits.  This was brand new territory for me.  As a swimmer, Zach spends hours upon hours on a pool deck, acquainting himself intimately with the cold pool, the chlorine-filled air, and the hot, stuffy atmosphere.  To him, this is home.  But to me,…

Fitness Photography: Personal Project

Fitness Photography: Personal Project

  Our ideal client is Nike, Under Armour, Adidas, Reebok.  We want to be the creatives behind their imagery and we know we have what it takes. But they don’t know it… yet.  So we have to show them.  And creating a personal project focusing…

What Your Head Shot Says About You

What Your Head Shot Says About You

Professional head shot. Facebook profile pic. Match.com image. What do all of these things have in common?  Hopefully not much.  We’re guessing that the people you’re trying to impress on Match.com aren’t the same type of people you’re trying to impress in the business world. …

Finding the Right Model: Connecticut Lifestyle Photography

Finding the Right Model: Connecticut Lifestyle Photography

Finding the right models for lifestyle photography shoots is always interesting.  Sometimes, depending upon our client’s budget and needs, we can cast professional models for a role.  Other times times, especially with athletic and sports photography, we’d rather cast models who are good at the…

Connecticut Education Photography

Connecticut Education Photography

  One area of photography that I have really enjoyed shooting is Connecticut education photography.  At first, it may not seem as glamorous as photographing Olympic Mountain Bikers or CEOs of huge businesses, but being in schools and helping them to promote a diverse and…