Status note to friends and clients: We finished rebuilding our house in Lakeview, New Orleans and have moved home. It feels great. Although incomplete, here is the latest version of my flooded house demolition and new home rebuild timelapse movie. Our recovery from the flood would have been much more long and painful had it not been for all the help we received. Thank you.
Here are some more Katrina related pictures captured mostly in October 2005.
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6426 Vicksburg Street
New Orleans. LA 70124
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|Ray Broussard – Maritime Photographer & Industrial Time Lapse Photographer|
Maritime New Media, Inc. New Orleans, Louisiana
Also visit Ray’s www.PhotographicVR.com for non-marine project examples.
Maritime New Media is a one person company.
I’ve always been fascinated by the maritime industry – boats, ships, shipyards, ports, offshore structures, the Mississippi River, the Gulf of Mexico and South Louisiana’s wetlands. Like most South Louisiana teenagers, I spent a lot of time on and around boats – fishing, shrimping, skiing, sailing, etc. I worked on boats and offshore platforms in the 1970s as a deckhand and operator. I earned a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (BSc. 1986) from the University of New Orleans and worked as a naval architect for ten years before starting Maritime New Media. (See my resume for more details on my naval architecture career at David Taylor Model Basin and SUPSHIP New Orleans)
I know my way around shipyards and marine vehicles. I understand the complexities of shipyard schedules. I know what is relevant and of interest to people in the maritime community.
Since 1995, I’ve captured and delivered over 80,000 marine related pictures to my clients. Most of those photographs were new construction progress and milestone photos for vessel owners and still and time lapse photography for owners, charter parties and shipyards. I can very neatly organize mass quantities of project photographs and deliver online, on CD or DVD. I’ve created extensive photo documentation CDs of fire damaged vessels for courtroom use by admiralty lawyers. Vessel owners sometimes hire me as Project Photographer during new construction projects.
One of the great things about a photography career is that you train yourself to look for the beauty that is always around us. I easily find that beauty when the photography assignment is marine related.
I really like ships, boats, boat people and shipyards and enjoy being around them with my cameras – welders, painters, riggers, carpenters, foremen, project managers, yard managers, engineers, senior management, other vendors, oversight people, – to me, they are some of the most interesting people in the world. I understand their industry, their jobs, their equipment and most of their procedures. I know their product. I understand the owner-builder relationship. I know how to follow their rules, be safe and stay out of their way. Boat crews and most of their shore based people are equally interesting photography subjects.
Its fun to be an owner’s project photographer during construction. Most people on the owner’s team have huge responsibilities for schedule and budget with a never ending string of problems and are busy inspecting, witnessing and reviewing the builder’s work. I visit as needed and tour the shipyard and vessel, carefully doing my thing and photographing everything related to the project. Then I return to the studio and post process – review, sort, rename, crop, enhance, sharpen, resize, sometimes caption, compress, author, post and test the html online web album or add new pictures to the project’s online photo database, etc. The clients always act pleased and sometime even rave about their pictures. I sure enjoy my work.
Did you pick your career or did your career pick you? I became a professional photographer by accident. I was a naval architect who enjoyed multimedia programming as a hobby. I tried to start a business providing photoVR tours linked to vessel’s drawings and logistics databases as ‘PhotoShipCDs’. Maybe you saw my booth or seminar at the WorkBoat Shows or one of my ASNE or SNAME presentations in the mid and late 1990s. Boat owners started hiring me for regular photography assignments in 1996. At first I didn’t like being just a photographer and wasn’t very good, but I’ve since discovered marine photography is my thing and I do it very well. Its as if I’ve been training for 40+ years to be a great maritime photographer. I’d rather be on a maritime photography assignment more than just about anything in the world.
I’m a competent industrial and architectural photographer, but am at my best when doing maritime photography. My boat pictures come out nice because of my passion for our industry.
Take a look at some of my movies from marine time lapse photography assignments:
Bow Hanging v1 – Big ship bow module lift and fit to hull
Bow Hanging v2 – same from 2nd view
Stern Module Lift – Big ship stern module lift and fit to hull
Wheelhouse Lift – Big ship wheelhouse module lift
Deckhouse Lift – OSV dechouse Lift
Bow Hanging – OSV bow transit, lift and fit
Roll Over – OSV midbody module roll over to launch ways
Big Ship Roll Over & Dry Dock Launch (QuickTime version)
Big Ship Roll Over & Dry Dock Launch (Flash version – slower)
OSV Side Launch Photo Animation
NOAA Ship Side Launch Photo Animation
Army Ship Side Launch Photo Animation
I enjoy making time lapse movies. The big ship roll over and launch above was particularly fun as it was 17 hours of motion over the course of many days.
My maritime clients are pleased with my terms and pricing.
For maritime clients, I charge my rate for my time on site, plus my time in the studio post processing and preparing images for electronic delivery. The client (and their assigns) usually get nonexclusive license to use any imagery delivered for any legal purpose in perpetuity. I usually spend at least three or four minutes in post processing for each picture and generally shoot a lot of pictures when on site. I almost always deliver electronically and always include the highest resolution version available. I don’t sell prints – unless you want me to. I’ll shoot on film or digital, but prefer digital for most assignments. If it weren’t for boat launches, I wouldn’t be using my film cameras hardly at all anymore.
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Maritime New Media, Inc.
6426 Vicksburg Street
New Orleans, LA 70124
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Abdon Callais Offshore, LLC, AMC Liftboats Inc., AMT Marine, Inc., Aries Marine Corp., Barry Graha, Oil Service, LLC, Bean Dredging LLC, Belle Pass Towing Corp., Bisso Marine Co., Inc., C & C Technologies, Inc., C & G Boats, Inc., Can Do Inc., Canal Barge Company, Inc., Candy Fleet Corporation, Cashman Equipment Corp., CENAC Towing Company, Central Boat Rentals, Inc., COMAR Marine Corporation, Crosby Tugs, LLC, Danos & Curole Marine Contractors, Inc., Delmar Systems, Inc., Delta Towing, LLC, Devon Energy Production Company, L.P., Dolphin Towing L.L.C., Doucet & Adams, Edison Chouest Offshore, LLC, Epic Marine, L.L.C., ExxonMobil Production Company, Fugro GeoServices, Inc., Galiano Tugs, Inc., Global Industries, Ltd., Graham Gulf Inc., Guidry Brothers Towing Co., Inc., Guilbeau Marine, Inc., Gulf Tran, Inc., Hornbeck Offshore Operators, LLC, Hot Energy Services, Inc., IMMC/Hue, L. Cheramie, Inc., Jade Marine, Inc., Kilgore Marine, L.L.C., Kim Susan Inc., KMJ Services, Inc., L & , Botruc Rental, Inc., Laborde Marine, L.L.C., Louisiana International Marine, LLC, Louisiana Tugs, L.L.C., Lytal Marine Operators, Inc., Marine Transportation Services, Inc., Masco Operators, Inc., McDonough Marine Service Division of Marmac L.L.C., Montco Offshore, Inc., MTL Petrolink, New Offshore, Inc., Oceaneering International, Inc., Oceanic Fleet, Inc., Offshore Marine Contractors, Inc., Offshore Oil Services, Inc., Otto Candies, LLC, Rene’ J. Cheramie & Sons, Inc., Rowan Marine Services, Inc., Sea Horse Marine, Inc., Sea Mar Management, LLC, Seabulk Offshore, SEACOR Marine Inc., Southern States Offshore, Inc., Stolt Offshore Inc., Superior Energy Services, LLC, TECO Ocean Shipping, Tidewater Inc., Tobias, Inc., TORCH, Inc., Trico Marine Operators, Inc. ship. ABS Nautical Systems, LLC, Acadian Integrated Solutions, Action Specialties LLC, Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety Co., Alford, Staples, Lapeyre & Robichaux, Allied Shipyard, Inc., Alstom Power Conversion Inc., American Bureau Of Shipping, American Marine Commercial, Ameron Coatings, Anderson & Rizzo, Aon Risk Services of Texas, Inc., Arthur J. Gallagher of LA, Inc., ASCO USA, L.L.C., Association of Diving Contractors, Inc., Atlantic Marine, Inc. Atlantic Dry Dock Corp., Austal U.S.A., Baker, Lyman and Company, Inc., Baldwin & Haspel, L.L.C., Barry Rogliano Salles USA LLC, Bates Unlimited & Associates, Inc., Bayou State Marine & Industrial Supply, Inc., Beier Radio, Inc., Bell, Ryniker, Letourneau & Nork, Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co.,Inc., BISYS Education Services, Bluewater Rubber & Gasket Co., Boatracs Inc., Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. and Subsidiary Companies, Bowen, Miclette & Britt, Inc., BP, Breaud & Lemoine, Breaux Brothers Enterprises, Inc., Breaux’s Bay Craft, Inc., Burke & Mayer, Law Corp., C & G Boat Works, Inc., Caterpillar Financial Services Corp., Caterpillar Inc., Chaffe, McCall, Phillips, Toler & Sarpy, L.L.P., ChevronTexaco, CIT Group/Equipment Financing, Coastal Electric Supply Inc., Coastal Marine Equipment, Inc., Conrad Industries, Inc., Coral Marine Services, Inc., Crew Service Marine Personnel of LA., Inc., Crewboats, Inc., Cross Group/Cross Equipment, Inc., Cross Group/Cross Services, Inc., Cummins Mid-South, LLC, Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., Downey Engineering Corp., Dreyfus Supply, Inc., Duncan, Courington & Rydberg, L.L.C., Dwight W. Andrus Insurance, Inc., Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Electronic Design (EDI), Elliott Bay Design Group, Elmwood Marine Services, Inc., Emmett, Cobb, Waits & Kessenich, Enman & Associates, Inc., First Wave Marine, Fisher & Phillips LLP, Fowler, Rodriguez & Chalos, Freeport Shipbuilding II, Inc., Frilot, Partridge, Kohnke & Clements, Fugro OmniSTAR, Inc., Gear Services, Inc., Gelpi Sullivan Carroll, Global Power Systems, LLC/United Diesel, LLC, Green Marine & Industrial Equipment Company, Inc., Guido Perla & Associates, Inc., Gulf Craft, Inc., Guy Matthews & Associates, Inc., Hand, Arendall, L.L.C., Harbor Insurance Services, Ltd., Havnen Group, Hempel Coatings (USA), Inc., Hibernia National Bank, Houma Fabricators Shipyard De Hoop of Houma, Inc., Houston Marine Training Services, Howard Weil, HRP USA, Inc., Huber, Inc., Hudson Drydocks, Inc., Hudson Trident, Hydraquip Corp., IADC, Industrial Safety & Rehabilitation Institute Inc., Insulations, Inc., INTERCON (Intercontinental Engineering Manufacturing Corp), International Marine Systems, LLC, International Registries, Inc., J. F. Moore International, Inc., J.A.M. Marine Services, L.L.C., Jefferies & Company, Inc., John Bludworth Shipyard, LLC, John-Henry Enterprises, Inc., Johnny’s Propeller Shop, Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, L.L.C., Karl Senner, Inc., King, LeBlanc & Bland, L.L.P., Kongsberg Simrad, Inc., Kvaerner Masa Marine, L & R Midland, Inc., L. F. Gaubert & Co., Inc., Labor Research, Inc., Laborde & Neuner, Laborde Products, LEEVAC Industries, LLC, Lemle & Kelleher, L.L.P., Louisiana Machinery Power Systems, Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard, Mahtook & Lafleur, L.L.C., Main Iron Works L.L.C., MainTech Compliance Management, Marcello Agency, Inc., Marine & Industrial Supply, Inc., Marine Industrial Fabricators, Inc., Marine Log/Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp., Marine Specialties, Inc., Marine Systems, Inc., Maritime Replicas America, Marsh, Inc., McElroy/Catchot Winch Co., McGlinchey Stafford Law Firm, McMillan Offshore Survival Technology, Melvin Parnell, Jr., APMC, Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, L.L.C., Moxie Media Inc., Mr. Mudbug, Inc., Nautronix, Inc., Navigare International, Inc., NREC Power Systems, Inc., Oceanwide Maritime Employment.Com, Offshore Towing, Inc., Oil States Skagit-SMATCO, LLC Manufacturing Facility, Onebane, Bernard, Torian, Diaz, McNamara & Abell, PetroCom, Inc., Phelps Dunbar, L.L.P., Point Eight Power, Inc., Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson, Power Specialties, Inc., Preis, Kraft & Roy, Pritchard Capital Partners LLC, Quality Paint, Hardware & Marine Supply, Inc., R & R Marine Fabrication & Drydock, RBC Capital Markets, Reagan Equipment Co./Marine Division, Rebstock Supply Co., Inc., Regional Fabricators, Inc., Rigdon Marine LLC, Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine Inc., Schottel, Inc., Sea School, SeaWave LLC Aquidneck Corporate Park, Sewart Supply, Inc., Shell Offshore Inc., SLEC-South Louisiana Economic Council, Steiner Shipyard, Inc., Stewart & Stevenson Services Inc., Strasburger & Price, LLP, Technip Offshore Moorings, Inc., The Council of Energy Advisors, The Kullman Firm, Thompson Power Systems, Inc., Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc., Tom Kellum & Associates, http://www.marinestock.com/ , Transamerica Equipment Financial Services, Transoceanic Shipping Company, Inc., Travis Ocean Services, Inc., U.S. Bancorp Equipment Finance, Voorhies & Labbe’, VT Halter Marine, Inc., Wartsila North America, Inc., Water Quality Insurance Syndicate, Wegmann Dazet & Company, Willco Inc., WorkBoat Magazine/The Int’l WorkBoat Show, ZF Marine Gulf Coast Facility, maritime photographer. maritime photography, Ray Broussard.