Jul 112016
30 Under 35 for TED Magazine

In 2015 I was lucky enough to work with tEDmag on their annual 30 Under 35 feature, an article that highlights 30 young professionals working in the electrical distribution field. Last year, my portion of the assignment involved traveling several locations to make portraits of 6 of the 35 honorees. This year, I was tasked [Continue Reading…]

May 192016
Paige Alyssa for St. Louis Magazine

Here are some unpublished shots from a recent shoot with the crazy talented Paige Alyssa for a feature in the May 2016 issue of St. Louis Magazine. To call Paige a rising star would be a disservice, and it’s great to see her art getting some recognition in larger publications. She was also a blast [Continue Reading…]

Feb 102016
Fresh Head Shots, New Band Photos

It’s been a busy few weeks at the studio, which was a great way to wrap things up in the old space. I moved out this weekend with my sights set on a new studio. It will be a few weeks before it’s ready for prime time, so it’s all tax returns and paperwork right [Continue Reading…]

Feb 022016
Miss, placed.

My friend Larissa has been living in her grandparents’ home for a while now, a midst her grandparents’ possessions and clothes. She expressed to me a while back that she’d like to make some portraits in the home since she felt like she was living in a foreign space, a foreign life even. These are [Continue Reading…]

Sep 282015
AOTF Update, the REAL Siri, New Westcott Gear!

Remember that project I told you about where I was photographing all of my Facebook friends? I’ve done over 250 now.  That’s a lot.  Just look at all of those faces. And I’m about to do a lot more.  On the road. Gone ‘Til November A week from today I’ll be taking this show on [Continue Reading…]

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…]

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…]

Jul 082014
New Kentucky Knife Fight Promo Photos

It’s always a lot of fun to work with a band whose music you really love, and when the band is both visually and musically creative the pictures usually show it. Case in point: KKF’s singer Jason Holler possesses a background in fine art so during our discussions about the photos we touched on several [Continue Reading…]

Feb 172014
Scarlet Tanager Promo Photos

The most common descriptions I’ve heard when discussing Scarlet Tanager are “indie” and “chamber pop”–two labels that have become essentially meaningless due to overuse. I have no room in my head for terms like that anyway. As someone once said, there are two kinds of music: good and bad. Scarlet Tanager is really, really good. [Continue Reading…]