Seven Tips for a Great Pet Portrait Shoot

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Pet portrait shoots are a form of controlled chaos, and the best way to have success is just to relax and enjoy the process! Here are some top tips to prepare for a great pet portrait session. 1. Don’t Have Performance Anxiety! Many of the pet owners who bring their animals in for sessions worry […]

Photography On Set: Business is War

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A few weeks ago I produced character portrait photography on set at the Samet Media/Gullberg Productions short “The Interview (Business is War).” Recorded at Fat Chimp Studios in Overland, this short tells the story of an American military veteran and his attempts at assimilation into modern work culture upon his return from active duty. I was […]

Production Stills: Cruiser

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Over the last month I worked with 88mm Productions to capture production stills from the set(s) of their latest project: Cruiser. Currently they’re working on a teaser trailer which will help them secure funding for the full film. We shot at several locations: Lumiere casino, a warehouse in Sauget, Ill., and Ryder’s Tavern here in […]

Headshots – Connections to Success

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Last week I volunteered a day of my time to provide headshots for participants in the Connections to Success program in St. Charles, Mo.. Connections to Success is the umbrella program that encompasses the (perhaps better known) Dress for Success program. Connections offers a “comprehensive network of services and support to help people living in […]

Out In STL Cover Shoot with Cheyenne Devereaux

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In August I had the pleasure of shooting the dynamic and dazzling Cheyenne Devereax (Dexter Peebles) for the cover of a brand new LGBTQ magazine, Out In STL. The brief was to create something fun, dynamic and potentially sparkly. Well, if you ask a drag queen to bring some sparkle to your studio, all your […]

How I Got the Shot – Our Lady of Flowers

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How I Got the Shot Last week I had a chance to create an image I’d been dreaming of for months. I have seen (you have seen, we all have seen) many photos of women lying in flowers, but generally they’re very light and ethereal, with the women presented as delicate, whimsical creatures. Well, you […]

Making it Work – Steampunk Style

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On February 11th I had the opportunity to shoot a steampunk event here in St. Louis. The Steampunk Broken Hearts Ball was a combination art exhibit and fashion show, produced by Victoria L. Sculz. It was held at 1900 Park in historic Lafayette Square. I knew that amazing costumes would be on display, not only […]