Noel Daganta is a Los Angeles based photographer and filmmaker. His past clients include BBC, Bravo Channel, ESPN, NBC, and TV Guide. His print work has been published in magazines such as Details and Instinct. Well known fitness photographer and videographer with fitness DVD’s. Noel has degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Film/Television and served the US Navy for several years.
Peter Salama’s photographic talents are focused on fashion, but his success in the commercial work of products, people, and fitness has launched products into worldwide markets. Salama has a technological grasp of computer imaging and lighting that is based in engineering sciences. At 38, Salama has also penetrated the movie industry with posters launching independent films. Understanding the elements of film, Peter accented his film career dramatically lighting sets and stars. In 2005 he began shooting rock concerts for big names like Vertical Horizon, Collective Soul and Live. His photographic, feature layouts and covers have graced many health and ten magazines.
Peter Salama’s intuition inspires his keen direction for fashion models and attitudes that sell. Salama’s is known in the world of professional NPC body building for shooting supplement ads, fitness products, and the hottest bodies in the sport. He is an ardent student of human behavior and visual arts. His appreciation of the human body is directed and guided partially by his own work outs and additionally by the sciences and aesthetics of the male and female forms. With a degree in Computer Science from Seattle University, and a Certified Information System Security Professional, Peter uses the other half of his brain to create programs for computer security for variety of industries and beyond. For years, Peter has enjoyed the best of both worlds: the computer underground and directing the most beautiful women.
“Photography is the art of capturing images, NOT the art of editing images.”
Always having a passion for photography, Paul picked up his dad’s camera at the age of 12 to start taking photo images in B/W, and used the family bathroom to develop his own black and white prints.
Over the years, Paul has been involved with photography on and off until the 1990′s. From that time onwards, Paul’s photography interest really started to take off. Paul’s interest in photography has been God’s creation of nature and landscape. Over the years, Paul has captured thousands and thousands of images of nature and landscape.
In 2003, one of Paul’s photography friends convinced him to take a class in glamour photography. Paul was reluctant at first, but then decide to sign up for the class. For the next two years, Paul invested a lot of his time and money attending photographic schools, seminars, and workshops, learning glamour, beauty, and fashion photography.
Paul is currently a freelance photography with several magazines and multi-media firms. He is also the cover search photographer for several swimsuit companies.
Paul holds fashion and glamour workshops, helping both aspiring models and photographers building their portfolio.