Jul 152015
 
Wood Nymphs, Pond Dwellers, Family Portraits

My friend Kelly is one of my best clients and most-photographed subjects.  We are always concocting ideas for shoots and trying to outdo ourselves.  Past experiments involve a bikini made from real bacon, a pinup shoot in the snow, and a whole lot of fluorescent paint.  Every photographer should have such a great pal and [Continue Reading…]

Jul 122015
 
New Member, New Promos for Funky Butt

A long-time client and a kickass group of personal friends, Funky Butt Brass Band recently experienced a lineup change and needed some fresh promos. Thankfully they called me (and the ever trusty Matt Jackson) to create some fun new pics. They needed a range of images for promo use so we spent a summer evening [Continue Reading…]

Jun 282015
 
Central Table Rebranding Project

This was a fun, challenging project that took several months to complete. A local food hall underwent a complete overhaul of its menu, branding and interior so I was brought on board by my client to provide fresh visuals for social media and website use. The fun part was combining food and beverage photography with [Continue Reading…]

Mar 092015
 
Candice Ivory Promos

One of the perks of being both a working musician as well as a photographer is that I frequently get to shoot folks that I also play with. In this case, I was called on to do fresh promo photos for the very talented Candice Ivory after drumming on her upcoming album. Candice had strong [Continue Reading…]

Jan 272015
 
A New Project:  All Of The Faces

I have decided to photograph all of my Facebook friends. There it is. That’s the project. Seems pretty straightforward. It is, and it isn’t. IMPETUS Over the week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve I sequestered myself in the new studio and posted a note on Facebook asking for volunteers to pose for portraits while [Continue Reading…]

Jan 152015
 
Playtime In The New Studio (Mildly NSFW)

I spent the bulk of November cleaning out an old motorcycle repair shop and converting it into a photography studio. It is now 1250 square feet of shooting space equipped with such cutting edge amenities as an old dorm fridge and a coffee maker. A truckload of IKEA furniture makes it a little more comfy [Continue Reading…]

Dec 152014
 
Natalie Huggins Promos

Natalie sings, writes and plays/teaches piano and is about to release her long-awaited EP. Of course she needed some fresh photos for the promotion of the record and possibly some album artwork, so yours truly was honored to work with her. Each of three photo setups with was concocted to correlate to the three themes [Continue Reading…]

Dec 042014
 
Craft Cocktails for The Riverfront Times

I appreciate an adult beverage from time to time and my current hometown of St. Louis is enjoying a resurgence of classic cocktails, so it was an honor to shoot this piece for the Riverfront Times. It was also quite a challenge: shooting portraits of seven people and a dozen cocktails in five locations over [Continue Reading…]

Oct 202014
 
Antoine Brown of 141 Bespoke

Meet Antoine Brown, owner of the men’s custom suit boutique 141 Bespoke. Antoine contacted me to shoot his initial product line for a soon to be launched website, and in the process we shot some great portraits of the owner himself on the streets of downtown St. Louis.