Entries by Bob Thompson

University of Tampa View Book Assignment

This University of Tampa grad is now part of the leadership team of College Hunks Hauling Junk, located in Ybor City. Here’s an environmental portrait we shot recently at their offices. Looks like a pretty cool place to work! This photo will appear in University of Tampa’s updated view book, something we have contributed to […]

Michelle Collazo – Maternity Photos

Michelle is a dear friend of our family.  She stayed with us in our home while she finished her PhD awhile back, and she has become like a daughter to us.  Her pregnancy has been as exciting for us as it has her own family, so I shot these images during a recent visit at […]

Special Project – Portrait Series

Many of you know that I am the proud father of what we like to call a Special Needs son.  Not crazy about the label, or any label for that matter, but from time to time I get the honor and privilege of photographing special needs kids.  Why is this a privilege?  Because once you […]

Temporary

I picked up my disabled parking permit today from the Tax Collectors Office. Took me almost a month to do this, but I did it. For those just getting on board, I’m recovering from Achilles tendon repair surgery and am in a boot and wheeling around on a knee scooter, unable to put weight on […]

Mary Lee’s House – Marketing Photo Project

Images I shot for Mary Lee’s House ,a child advocacy not-for-profit organization that provides medical and mental health services for victims of child abuse. Although in some of these images the children are happy, some are not, for obvious reasons. This was a hard hitting project that points to some pretty daunting realities for some […]

This is My Good Side – Take #1

Nothing gets in our head and acting nutty more than pictures of ourselves, and moreover, having them taken. As a photographer who has photographed literally thousands of individuals, I’ve pretty much seen it all. I’ve seen people cry on set, I’ve seen people show me the literal side of their head, saying “this is my […]

Curveball

Sometimes, life throws us a curveball. In this case, the curveball was a ruptured achilles tendon, which I just had surgery on this last Tuesday. Doc’s instructions? Stay off the foot, keep it elevated. Period. Not exactly how I’d planned on spending ANY time during this life. Okay, so here I am. On the couch. […]