Quick post of some recent work today. These are some promo portraits for musician/actor/author NOMaly. One light, one location, two hours, lots of different looks. Many thanks to Matt Jackson for the assist!
Ben came to me with a fully-formed vision of what he wanted from his new press photos, right down to the props and location. It’s always nice when that happens because it lets me focus on fulfilling my client’s needs within a defined set of parameters. Some might find it confining, but I feel just [Continue Reading...]
This is Dave. He is a musician and musical director for a local church. He is a pretty inspirational dude, mainly due to his ability to stay upbeat and creative while enduring some pretty daunting challenges. I won’t air his personal laundry here, but his sense of humor and positive outlook are downright incredible given [Continue Reading...]
[You can read the rest of this series here.] This shoot was a mess. Literally. And intentionally. Let me explain. THE CONCEPT This photo is actually an outtake from a session for Abi’s latest record, “Such A Mess”. She and I had worked together before on some press photos, so I was honored to be [Continue Reading...]
When I am approached by musical acts to do photos, there is usually a conversation that takes place regarding concepts for the shoot. Does the artist want something thematic or just a cool portrait? Something dark and moody or airy and bright? Bold colors or subdued, even black and white tones? It’s an important thing [Continue Reading...]
This should go without saying, but it behooves me to do the best possible work on every single project I shoot. The client hires you, then you should bust your ass to knock it out of the park so that they feel they got what they paid for, right? Duh. But the larger picture, the [Continue Reading...]
And I mean no disrespect to the Avett Brothers, whom Social D. was opening for, but this is MIKE F*#(ING NESS we are talking about here. It’s like asking Johnny Cash to open for Mumford & Sons.