It’s the Dawn, You’ll See

Each year Mad Art Gallery hosts one of my favorite arts shows: Famous Fictional. The exact theme changes each year, but always revolves around fictional characters in some capacity. This year the theme was “Famous Fictional Goes to 11!” and featured art that depicted fictional bands. That is to say, bands that don’t exist in […]

Light for Shadows – The Women of STL Music

As many of you know, I’ve been asked to show my “Women of STL Music” project at this year’s TEDxGatewayArch event. I am really excited to show this visual work to more people, but I also wanted to create something related to the project that people could purchase and keep – it is a project about musicians […]

Production Stills: Cruiser

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

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

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 […]

Putting Your Best Face Forward

Why New Headshots? There are many reasons people need new headshots. Job search, social media and dating profiles, personal branding. Some entertainers need them for promotion, some business people want to boost their look on LinkedIn. The needs of each of these clients will be different, as will the style of the finished images we […]

How I Got the Shot – Our Lady of Flowers

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 […]