Lloyd Fox

Photographer

Lloyd Fox graduated from the University of Delaware. Before working at The Baltimore Sun, Fox worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer as a stringer and then contract photographer. He also freelanced for United Press International at that time. Fox started working as a staff photographer for The Sun in 1990.

Recent Articles

  • Outtakes from the Beach Guide cover shoot

    Outtakes from the Beach Guide cover shoot

    This year’s Beach Guide cover shoot provided a new challenge. Last year, the cover was shot on location at Sandy Point State Park. We had water, sand, a model and all day to shoot. The only thing we did not have was good weather. We spent most of the day shooting in a cold, driving rain and keeping...

  • A photographer's look back at Kevin Kamenetz's career

    A photographer's look back at Kevin Kamenetz's career

    Like most people, the death of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz took me by surprise. I had never had any personal dealings with Mr. Kamenetz; it was always work related. He was always on one side of the camera and I on the other. After hearing the news, I began playing back the many times...

  • Passing the 'breakfast test'

    Passing the 'breakfast test'

    When I walked into the Operative Experience lab in North East, my first thought was: this is visually amazing. It was a photographer’s dream. My second thought: will this pass the “breakfast test?” The “breakfast test” has been a journalistic phrase used to decide if something is too graphic to...

  • Finding the light

    Finding the light

    Photography is all about light and composition. When is comes to sports photography, executing interesting composition usually comes well after the game has ended, during the editing process. Framing game action in the moment is difficult because there are so many moving parts. Cropping out unnecessary...

  • Light City illuminates Baltimore for a third year

    Light City illuminates Baltimore for a third year

    For the third year, Baltimore is illuminated by colorful art installations during Light City.

  • Behind the portrait of basketball star Jalen Smith

    Behind the portrait of basketball star Jalen Smith

    The assignment: to photograph basketball star Jalen Smith, one of the top high school basketball players in Maryland and The Baltimore Sun’s basketball player of the year. My plan was to photograph Jalen in the gym at Mount St. Joe’s, where he attends high school. Before getting to my portrait...

  • The Defining Moment

    The Defining Moment

    I have covered Opening Day in Baltimore for many years and most of the days’ events have been the same for years and happen right on schedule. Fans arrive a few hours before the game, players are always announced and run down the orange carpet one at a time, both teams line the base paths for the...

  • Using lights to balance a scene

    Using lights to balance a scene

    Recently I had a magazine assignment to photograph Christopher Schafer and the miniature skate park he had built in his backyard. Schafer, a clothing designer, has always had a passion for skateboarding so he built a 16-by-30-foot half-pipe in his yard. Skateboarding and custom suits are not normally...

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