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Eric H. Adeleye

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002/365 - Never Forget September 11, 2001

Published January 21st, 2012

© 2011 Eric Adeleye Photography.

This is a HDR photograph of the 9/11 memorial created by Cape Fear Community College interior design students. The memorial was unveiled to the public and dedicated on September 11, 2011 at a ceremony in Castle Hayne, North Carolina.

September 11th, 2001 was such a terrible day that I'll never forget. On this day 10 years ago, I was at work in Bristow, Virginia at New Skies Satellites in the Network Operation Center. It was so surreal to witness the tragic events of this day. In the face of evil, the world changed on this day. The loss of lives of loved ones on that day and in the wars to follow are so tragic. As a veteran of the United States Army, this consequences of this tragic event hit home for me in a very real way. My fellow service members would be called upon to defend our country again. It was time for my generation to face this latest incarnation of evil that plagues our world. I knew 9/11 that at some point, the United States ...

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Project 365: 001/365 - You Can't Cool This Heat...

Published January 21st, 2012

© 2011 Eric Adeleye Photography.

Lista (Model) MM # 1891900

This is day 1 of my Project 365. What better way is there to kick off my photographic odyssey than by discussing the photo shoot with Ms. Lista that took place on 10 September 2011. I often collaborate with my good friend Tommy Penny of Tommy Penny Photography who setup the shoot with Ms. Lista through Model Mayhem. Ms. Lista was phenomenal, very professional, and showed no fear when it came to trying various poses in and out of the water. Tommy and I have a very good rapport and we kind of feed off each other creatively at times during shoots which is always good. When Tommy and I work together, we function like wrestlers at a tag team match. Tommy and I also help each other out with holding light stands and reflectors too, I don't have a dedicated assistant. I'm not the greatest photographer and I always believe that I can learn from anyone regardless of where they are as a photographer or model. Photography is abo ...

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